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The Mystery of the SHOFAR. SHOFAR A Rams Horn Teruah – the blowing ALARM Nine staccato ( short) Blasts (X3) The sound of Rachel crying for her children!

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1 The Mystery of the SHOFAR

2 SHOFAR A Rams Horn

3 Teruah – the blowing ALARM Nine staccato ( short) Blasts (X3) The sound of Rachel crying for her children! SIGNALS AN ATTACK BY THE ENEMY Sends the Army on attack – “CHARGE”

4 Shevarim A broken sighing sound of three callsA broken sighing sound of three calls Usually a short note followed by a higher longer note.Usually a short note followed by a higher longer note. A more urgent call to assemble quicklyA more urgent call to assemble quickly

5 Spirit of G-d Shifts & Change Releasing a sound Opening portals

6 Heavenly Realms Open on Earth Opens way People on earth move in the Heavenlies

7 Awesome things happen Walls fall downWalls fall down Enemies overcomeEnemies overcome Presence of G-dPresence of G-d Cycle of blessingCycle of blessing

8 Tekiah A long blast with a clear toneA long blast with a clear tone LOUDLOUD Sometimes a short note followed by a higher long note followed by a shriek at the endSometimes a short note followed by a higher long note followed by a shriek at the end THE CALL TO ASSEMBLETHE CALL TO ASSEMBLE

9 Tekiah Gedolah Grand or Great TekiahGrand or Great Tekiah Single loud unbroken blastSingle loud unbroken blast Held as long as possibleHeld as long as possible As long & as loud asAs long & as loud as the trumpeter has breath

10 Why a rams horn? Genesis 22:13. And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.Genesis 22:13. And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son. The ram for a sacrifice is a symbol of the sacrifice that Messiah made for us so the rams horn points the way to the messiah. The ram for a sacrifice is a symbol of the sacrifice that Messiah made for us so the rams horn points the way to the messiah.

11 Why not a cows horn? Because the people of Israel worshiped the golden calf.Because the people of Israel worshiped the golden calf.

12 When did G-D blow the Shofar? Exodus 19:16. And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.Exodus 19:16. And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.

13 Exodus 19:19 and the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder. Then Moses spoke and the voice of God answered him.and the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder. Then Moses spoke and the voice of God answered him.

14 Only G-d was on the mountain! Rabbi Horseman says that the shofar must have been blown by G-d himself. It is the closest thing we have to the voice of G-d.Rabbi Horseman says that the shofar must have been blown by G-d himself. It is the closest thing we have to the voice of G-d.

15 When will he blow it again? I Thessalonians 4:16. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:I Thessalonians 4:16. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: G-D will blow the trumpet at Messiah’s return.G-D will blow the trumpet at Messiah’s return.

16 Zechariah 9:14 Then the LORD will be seen over them, And His arrow will go forth likeThen the LORD will be seen over them, And His arrow will go forth like lightning. The Lord GOD will blow the trumpet,lightning. The Lord GOD will blow the trumpet, And go with whirlwinds from the south. And go with whirlwinds from the south. This is the Final Battle!This is the Final Battle!

17 What does it do? It puts the Devil to confusion becauseIt puts the Devil to confusion because he thinks that G-d is about to speak he thinks that G-d is about to speak or Messiah is about to return or Messiah is about to return or the battle is about to begin. or the battle is about to begin.

18 YOM TERUAH Literally – Day of blowingLiterally – Day of blowing Feast of TrumpetsFeast of Trumpets 23 The LORD said to Moses, 24 "Say to the Israelites: 'On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts. 25 Do no regular work, but present an offering made to the LORD by fire.' " 23 The LORD said to Moses, 24 "Say to the Israelites: 'On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts. 25 Do no regular work, but present an offering made to the LORD by fire.' "

19 The day that no man knows! The first day of the seventh month is determined by the appearance of the new moon. This could be any one of several days of that month (lunar cycle). It cannot be determined until the new moon is sighted from the temple in Jerusalem

20 The Year of Jubilee Lev 25:8 " 'Count off seven sabbaths of years—seven times seven years—so that the seven sabbaths of years amount to a period of forty-nine years. 9 Then have the trumpet sounded everywhere on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement sound the trumpet throughout your land.

21 THIS HAS NEVER BEEN DONE!!!THIS HAS NEVER BEEN DONE!!!

22 The Silver Trumpets Number 10:1 The LORD said to Moses: 2 "Make two trumpets of hammered silver, and use them for calling the community together and for having the camps set out. Number 10:1 The LORD said to Moses: 2 "Make two trumpets of hammered silver, and use them for calling the community together and for having the camps set out.

23 ASSEMBLY 3 When both are sounded, the whole community is to assemble before you at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. 4 If only one is sounded, the leaders—the heads of the clans of Israel—are to assemble before you.3 When both are sounded, the whole community is to assemble before you at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. 4 If only one is sounded, the leaders—the heads of the clans of Israel—are to assemble before you.

24 Sound of moving out 5 When a trumpet blast is sounded, the tribes camping on the east are to set out. 6 At the sounding of a second blast, the camps on the south are to set out. The blast will be the signal for setting out.5 When a trumpet blast is sounded, the tribes camping on the east are to set out. 6 At the sounding of a second blast, the camps on the south are to set out. The blast will be the signal for setting out.

25 Different signals 7 To gather the assembly, blow the trumpets, but not with the same signal.7 To gather the assembly, blow the trumpets, but not with the same signal.

26 Who blows the silver trumpets? 8 "The sons of Aaron, the priests, are to blow the trumpets. This is to be a lasting ordinance for you and the generations to come.

27 Who are priests today? Rev 5:10 For he has made us Kings and Priests to the most high God!!! WE ARE (both men & women) !!!

28 Effect in Battle 9 When you go into battle in your own land against an enemy who is oppressing you, sound a blast on the trumpets. Then you will be remembered by the LORD your God and rescued from your enemies.9 When you go into battle in your own land against an enemy who is oppressing you, sound a blast on the trumpets. Then you will be remembered by the LORD your God and rescued from your enemies.

29 A MEMORIAL 10 Also at your times of rejoicing— your appointed feasts and New Moon festivals—you are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, and they will be a memorial for you before your God. I am the LORD your God."10 Also at your times of rejoicing— your appointed feasts and New Moon festivals—you are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, and they will be a memorial for you before your God. I am the LORD your God."

30 Jericho

31 Joshua 6 2 Then the LORD said to Joshua, "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men. 3 March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days. 4 Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams' horns in front of the ark. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. 5 When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have all the people give a loud shout; then the wall of the city will collapse and the people will go up, every man straight in." 2 Then the LORD said to Joshua, "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men. 3 March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days. 4 Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams' horns in front of the ark. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. 5 When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have all the people give a loud shout; then the wall of the city will collapse and the people will go up, every man straight in."

32 Gideon’s Army 300 Vs 10, Vs 10,000 They needed a miracleThey needed a miracle Gideon heard them express their fearGideon heard them express their fear

33 Judges 7 " 16 Dividing the three hundred men into three companies, he placed trumpets and empty jars in the hands of all of them, with torches inside. 17 "Watch me," he told them. "Follow my lead. When I get to the edge of the camp, do exactly as I do. 18 When I and all who are with me blow our trumpets, then from all around the camp blow yours and shout, 'For the LORD and for Gideon.' "

34 Judges 7:22 When the three hundred trumpets sounded, the LORD caused the men throughout the camp to turn on each other with their swords. The army fled to Beth Shittah toward Zererah as far as the border of Abel Meholah near Tabbath.When the three hundred trumpets sounded, the LORD caused the men throughout the camp to turn on each other with their swords. The army fled to Beth Shittah toward Zererah as far as the border of Abel Meholah near Tabbath.

35 Dedication of the Temple 2 Chronicles 5:13 The trumpeters and singers joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with a cloud,2 Chronicles 5:13 The trumpeters and singers joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with a cloud,2 Chronicles 5:132 Chronicles 5:13

36 Victory in Battle-2 Chronicles Now Jeroboam had sent troops around to the rear, so that while he was in front of Judah the ambush was behind them. 14 Judah turned and saw that they were being attacked at both front and rear. Then they cried out to the LORD. The priests blew their trumpets 15 and the men of Judah raised the battle cry. At the sound of their battle cry, God routed Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah. 16 The Israelites fled before Judah, and God delivered them into their hands. 17 Abijah and his men inflicted heavy losses on them, so that there were five hundred thousand casualties among Israel's able men. 18 The men of Israel were subdued on that occasion, and the men of Judah were victorious because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers. 13 Now Jeroboam had sent troops around to the rear, so that while he was in front of Judah the ambush was behind them. 14 Judah turned and saw that they were being attacked at both front and rear. Then they cried out to the LORD. The priests blew their trumpets 15 and the men of Judah raised the battle cry. At the sound of their battle cry, God routed Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah. 16 The Israelites fled before Judah, and God delivered them into their hands. 17 Abijah and his men inflicted heavy losses on them, so that there were five hundred thousand casualties among Israel's able men. 18 The men of Israel were subdued on that occasion, and the men of Judah were victorious because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.

37 Coronation 2 Chronicles When Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and cheering the king, she went to them at the temple of the LORD. 13 She looked, and there was the king, standing by his pillar at the entrance. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets, and singers with musical instruments were leading the praises.12 When Athaliah heard the noise of the people running and cheering the king, she went to them at the temple of the LORD. 13 She looked, and there was the king, standing by his pillar at the entrance. The officers and the trumpeters were beside the king, and all the people of the land were rejoicing and blowing trumpets, and singers with musical instruments were leading the praises.

38 2 Chronicles He stationed the Levites in the temple of the LORD with cymbals, harps and lyres in the way prescribed by David and Gad the king's seer and Nathan the prophet; this was commanded by the LORD through his prophets. 26 So the Levites stood ready with David's instruments, and the priests with their trumpets. 27 Hezekiah gave the order to sacrifice the burnt offering on the altar. As the offering began, singing to the LORD began also, accompanied by trumpets and the instruments of David king of Israel. 28 The whole assembly bowed in worship, while the singers sang and the trumpeters played. All this continued until the sacrifice of the burnt offering was completed. 27 Hezekiah gave the order to sacrifice the burnt offering on the altar. As the offering began, singing to the LORD began also, accompanied by trumpets and the instruments of David king of Israel. 28 The whole assembly bowed in worship, while the singers sang and the trumpeters played. All this continued until the sacrifice of the burnt offering was completed.

39 29 When the offerings were finished, the king and everyone present with him knelt down and worshiped. 30 King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed their heads and worshiped.29 When the offerings were finished, the king and everyone present with him knelt down and worshiped. 30 King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed their heads and worshiped. 31 Then Hezekiah said, "You have now dedicated yourselves to the LORD. Come and bring sacrifices and thank offerings to the temple of the LORD." So the assembly brought sacrifices and thank offerings, and all whose hearts were willing brought burnt offerings. 31 Then Hezekiah said, "You have now dedicated yourselves to the LORD. Come and bring sacrifices and thank offerings to the temple of the LORD." So the assembly brought sacrifices and thank offerings, and all whose hearts were willing brought burnt offerings.

40 Psalm 47 5 God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.5 God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.

41 Psalm 98 4 Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music; 4 Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music; 5 make music to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and the sound of singing, 5 make music to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and the sound of singing, 6 with trumpets and the blast of the ram's horn— shout for joy before the LORD, the King. 6 with trumpets and the blast of the ram's horn— shout for joy before the LORD, the King. 7 Let the sea resound, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. 7 Let the sea resound, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.

42 Tekiah A long blast with a clear toneA long blast with a clear tone LOUDLOUD Sometimes a short note followed by a higher long note followed by a shriek at the endSometimes a short note followed by a higher long note followed by a shriek at the end THE CALL TO ASSEMBLETHE CALL TO ASSEMBLE

43 Shevarim A broken sighing sound of three callsA broken sighing sound of three calls Usually a short note followed by a higher longer note.Usually a short note followed by a higher longer note. A more urgent call to assemble quicklyA more urgent call to assemble quickly

44 Teruah – the blowing ALARMALARM Nine staccato ( short) BlastsNine staccato ( short) Blasts The sound of Rachel crying for her children!The sound of Rachel crying for her children! SIGNALS AN ATTACK BY THE ENEMYSIGNALS AN ATTACK BY THE ENEMY Sends the Army on attack – “CHARGE”Sends the Army on attack – “CHARGE”

45 Tekiah Gedolah Grand or Great Tekiah Single loud unbroken blast Held as long as possible As long & as loud as the trumpeter has breath

46 TEKIAH,SHEVARIM,TERUAH GRAND TEKIAH The usual series of blowing.The usual series of blowing. Each one may be repeated several times before the next.Each one may be repeated several times before the next. The person officiating may call out the sequence for the trumpeters to followThe person officiating may call out the sequence for the trumpeters to follow

47 Revelation 4 The Throne Room of Heaven 1 After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And the first voice which I heard was like a trumpet speaking with me, saying, “Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.” 1 After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And the first voice which I heard was like a trumpet speaking with me, saying, “Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.”

48 The Mystery of the SHOFAR!!! THE SOUND OF THE SHOFARTHE SOUND OF THE SHOFAR G-d inhabitsG-d inhabits G-d SpeaksG-d Speaks G-d ActsG-d Acts G-d scatters the enemyG-d scatters the enemy


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