September 29, 2011

Jews in Jerusalem and around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year

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Rosh Hashana, the new year for the Jewish people, marks 5772 on the Jewish calendar and is one of the 7 Jewish feast days that the Jews celebrate on a yearly basis, a feast day also known as the Feast of Trumpets, a holiday that is very family oriented in Jewish families.

The Jews believe that it was 5772 years ago when God created the heavens, the earth, and all that is in them, a fact that lends itself to the belief that we are living on a young earth.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

Rosh Hashana not only marks the new year for the Jewish people, but it is also the day that Jesus Christ will return to earth - that is according to Bible prophecy.

As hundreds of shofars, the ram's horn, were blown in Jerusalem at the Western Wall Plaza, Jews marked the first of the 3 fall Jewish feast days, the Feast of Trumpets known in the Hebrew as Rosh Hashana or the new year, Jews celebrate 5772 as their new year. Jews believe that 5772 year ago the Lord created the heavens, the earth, and all that is in them.

God's chosen people also believe that the act of creation took place on what is today the Temple Mount in Jerusalem which orthodox Jewish scholarship believes is the original site of the Garden of Eden (Isaiah 51:3, Ezekiel 36:35). According to the record of Scripture Jesus Christ fulfilled the prophetic significance of the 4 Spring Jewish feast days. Jesus was crucified on Passover, buried on Unleavened Bread, Resurrected on First Fruits, and the Holy Spirit came to Jerusalem on the Feast of Pentecost as the Lord had promised.

Looking back through history, you can see that Jesus fulfilled those first 4 feasts of the 7 Jewish feast days in the proper day sequences. Thus to be consistent, Jesus must fulfill the last 3 feasts, the Fall feasts, also in the proper day sequences. The next feast to be fulfilled will be the Feast of Trumpets or Rosh Hashana and that happens when Jesus Christ comes back to the earth. I'm not talking about the Rapture of the Church but the Second Coming of Jesus Christ and that is the time when Jesus will tell the angel to blow the trumpet (Matthew 24:31).

This Rosh Hashana, the new year for the Jewish people, the Feast of Trumpets, is indeed a reminder that Bible prophecy will be fulfilled.