From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher
To: those that will embrace their eternal duty.
. Leviticus 23:1,2,3,4. And the Lord spake to Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the Lord, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts….these are the feasts of the Lord, even holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons.
. holy. Strongs Concordance #6944. from 6942. qodesh. a sacred place or thing. rarely abstr. sanctity:-consecrated thing, dedicated thing, hallowed thing, holiness, x most holy x day, portion, thing, saint, sanctuary. 6942. qadash. to be (caus. make, pronounce or observe as clean (cerem. or mor.) appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, (be, keep) holy (-er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify (ied one, self) x wholly.
. convocation. convocations. Strongs Concordance #4744. miqra. from 7121. something called out, i.e. a public meeting (the act, the persons, or the place); also a rehearsal: assembly, calling, convocation, reading. 7121. qara. ident. with 7122. to call out to (properly to address by name) that are bidden, call, for, forth, self,(upon) cry unto, be famous, guest, invite,mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim (-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say. 7122. qara. to encounter. to fall, cause to come (upon) fall out, happen, meet. 7123. from 7121. call, cry, read. 7124. from 7121. a caller i.e. partridge (from it’s cry) see 6981. 6981. from 7121. qore. crier.
. this afternoon, I say to Israel. all Israel. both sticks. both houses. Ephraim and Judah: Concerning the feasts of the Lord, I proclaim them to be the holy convocations of the God of Israel. these feasts are HIS feasts. HIS holy convocations. HIS public meetings. HIS holy, dedicated, sanctified, set apart, worship days. I have, and I am, and I will, proclaim them to you in their seasons.
. these are HIS convocations. these are HIS rehearsals. these are HIS public meetings. when we meet together, with our children, to worship together, to remind ourselves, and to teach our children. at the feast. to rehearse, together, everything HE HAS done, and everything HE WILL do.
. starting the year, in the first month, with Calvary. we rehearse, together, with our children, at the feast. when the Lamb of God shed HIS blood and died for us, to take away the sin of the world. the Lamb of God for every house. when we applied the blood of the Lamb of God over the doorpost of our heart. salvation by HIS blood. Passover.
. then we rehearse, together, with our children, at the feast. when Israel left Egypt in haste, with no time to leaven their bread. just like when we accepted Messiah as our own. when we accepted HIS unleavened, sin-free body that was broken for us. when we decided to follow Jesus Messiah, and left the world system in a hurry. Unleavened Bread.
. then we rehearse, together, with our children, at the feast. when HE offered, presented HIMSELF to HIS Father, as firstfruits from the dead after HIS resurrection. prophetically speaking of a sooncoming firstfruit company. Firstfruits. that will follow HIM whithersoever HE goeth. their Father’s name written in their foreheads. fruit that was tied off with a scarlet thread. separated. to mature first. Sons. just like Jesus. Firstfruits.
. then we rehearse, together, with our children, at the feast. the counting of the 50 days. when we offer firstfruits. of every kind. we offer ourselves, as firstfruits of every kind. from every nation, tribe, kindred and tongue. we remember the Holy Ghost coming on this day. when devout men from every nation under heaven were filled with the Holy Ghost and 3,000 were added to the ekklesia. Pentecost.
. these are the spring convocations, telling of HIS FIRST coming. rehearsing. telling of the work of Calvary. telling of our accepting HIS broken body, HIS blood. telling of our accepting HIM. telling of HIS Resurrection. telling of the Holy Ghost coming to us. telling of HIS saving us. HIS healing us. HIS peace for us. telling of HIS redeeming us from the curse. telling of everything HE HAS done.
. holy convocations. miqra’s. public meetings. for meeting together as a sanctuary. to meet with HIM. where HE meets with us. for worshipping HIM. for singing to HIM. for reading about HIM. for preaching about HIM. for teaching about HIM. for telling about HIM. for celebrating HIM. for rehearsing what HE has done. for the telling of the Gospel. the power of God unto salvation. rehearsed. celebrated. continually. perpetually. in our ears. in the ears of our children.
. there you have it. again. the WHEN of worship.