JD: There are thousand of Jews and Christians that have come into Jerusalem, gone to the Western Wall in celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles. There the Priestly Blessing was pronounced upon all of these worshipers there at the Western Wall, confirming that is a Jewish site throughout all of history. And even those who have been preparing to put the Temple up, and the people who are in positions of leadership, the High Priest etc. reenacting the water libation during this special time. Just a great time in Jerusalem from the positive aspect.
DD: Yes Jimmy, and I’ve been there for most of the Feast celebrations over the years, and I’ve seen that water celebration and we have the Jerusalem march again this week where Christians from around the world have come for the International Christian Embassy Feast celebration. And there were four or five thousand of those this year. They’ve come from all over the world, 80 some countries, Jimmy.
The Jewish connection to Jerusalem is deep, it is historical. Feast of Tabernacles itself celebrates the Jews leaving Egypt and coming into the Holy Land and living as aliens and in the midst of it at first, and all their wanderings and having to live under the stars and all. This is all history, it actually happened. There they are in their land again, and that celebration went on Jimmy. I don’t think anybody was at all delated, they were there to celebrate God’s goodness to the Jewish people, historically and in the present terms, and in the future; and of course His goodness to all of His people who as we said last week will all go up one day in the future to celebrate that Feast according to Zechariah 14.
JD: The Jewish people at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, and with that report our broadcast partner, David Dolan.
We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
The Jewish people at the Temple Mount during the Feast of Tabernacles has a past, present, and prophetic significance.
The Feast of Tabernacles reminds Jewish people of living in a sukkah, a thatched hut, while they were wondering in the wilderness for those 40 years. Today, in order to remember that time, the Jewish people will live in a sukkah for the 7 days of the Feast of Tabernacles. And as the ancient Jewish prophet Zechariah said, Jews, and in fact all of us, will visit Jerusalem during the Feast of Tabernacles on an annual basis in the future, that’s Zechariah 14.
As we look at the past and the presence of Feast of Tabernacles we must also look to the future and remember Gods plan for all of us as it relates to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.