Leviticus 23:33-45: Festival of Tabernacles
I) The Festival of Tabernacles
A) It was a huge 7-day celebration that all men in Israel were ____________ to attend.
B) The people gave thanks for the ________________ God provided.
1) Special sin and grain ____________ were given each day.
2) People waved _________ branches in the temple as a sign of praise.
C) They built and lived in _________ to remember their dependence on God.
D) Additional Jewish traditions highlighted God’s presence and salvation in the wilderness.
1) Priests would collect _______ from Pool of Siloam & pour it on the alter.
2) Illumination of Temple: Huge lampstands lit up the night and reminded them of God’s ___________.
II) Jesus in the Festival of Tabernacles
A) God tabernacled among us when Jesus became __________. (John 1:14)
B) Jesus said he was the living ___________ of salvation they desired during the Simchat Beit HaShoeva water ceremony. (John 7:37-39)
C) Jesus said he was the __________ of (God’s presence in) the world during the Festival of Tabernacles (John 8:12).
III) How does the Festival of Tabernacles apply to us?
A) Jesus is God’s promised _______________.
B) Jesus’s Spirit will give believers the ___________________ they need!
C) Our lives are _____________. If we trust in Jesus, we will get to dwell with God for all eternity.