Category Archives: The Eighth Day

After the seven days of Sukkot is Shmeni Atzeret, Hebrew for the holy assembly on the Eighth Day.

The Eighth Day — sight for the blind who want to see God and blindness for those who claim to see Him but don’t

In part 3 of this discussion of the Eighth Day in John 7-10, the healing of the blind man and the parable of the door for the sheep corral show how believers in Yeshua as God’s Messiah will see the “a new heavens and a new earth” foretold in Isa. 66:22, 2nd Pet. 3:13 and Rev. 21:1. Continue reading The Eighth Day — sight for the blind who want to see God and blindness for those who claim to see Him but don’t

The Eighth Day — enlightening the leadership on the Light, the Truth, the Father

Yeshua continues His theme of His being the Light of Life, Who brings hope to the condemned and penitent, a theme developed in John 8-9. God’s mercy and a new beginning are integral to the Eighth Day, an important appointment with God right after the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles.  Continue reading The Eighth Day — enlightening the leadership on the Light, the Truth, the Father

The Eighth Day — a ‘feast of the LORD’ full of faith and freedom

When read contextually, John 7-10 is Yeshua’s long discussion of His important functions — God’s mercy, the Light of the world — using the concepts wrapped into two feasts of the LORD, the seven-day festival of Sukkot and the following day, called the Eighth Day.  Continue reading The Eighth Day — a ‘feast of the LORD’ full of faith and freedom

The Eighth Day — the choice of life or death

How is the lesson of new beginnings wrapped up in the symbolic use of the number eight in the Bible shown in Yeshua’s appearance in the temple during Sukkot in John 7-10?

Why does Hallel celebrate a ‘wedding feast’ at the end of the Feast of Tabernacles?

The day after the seven days of Sukkot (Tabernacles) is a mysterious festival. However, eight in the Bible symbolizes new beginnings and fits with the teaching of God dwelling with mankind as Messiah and then forever.