In Old Testament days God’s people celebrated all the time – special days and feasts and celebrations that reminded them of their history, the story of God’s faithfulness.
Trumpets sounded. Huts were built. Meals were served, candles lit, wine poured, scriptures recited, stories told – all in service of remembering the ongoing faithfulness of the Lord God Almighty to his people.
That faithfulness provides the backdrop to the amazing grace poured out for us in the gift of the Lord Jesus Christ himself.
And so we enter again into the old celebrations to more fully embrace the new.
This Fall we will trace together the feasts laid out in Leviticus 23. Then, we’ll enter into the story of Israel’s wanderings in the wilderness. In it all we will rejoice because his faithfulness continues …