Festival of Trumpets

2 silver trumpets

Overview

  • Description: Judaism calls it Rosh haShanah for the Hebrew term for New Year. The Bible calls it simply a day for blowing two silver trumpets (Yom Teruah), which serve to make people pay attention.
  • Timing of the festival: 1st day of the 7th lunar month since spring
  • Biblical references: Lev. 23:23-25; Num. 10:1–10; Isa. 27:13; Joel 2:1; Zech. 9:14; Matt. 24:31; 1st Cor. 15:52; 1st Thess. 4:16–17; Rev. 8:1–6; Rev. 11:15
  • Teachings
    1. Pay attention to what God is trying to say.
    2. Humble yourself before God.
    3. Trumpet blasts foreshadow the coming of important messages and God Himself.

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