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Lesson 16 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course 11

sound of a trumpet [shofar]” (Psalm 47:5). In multitude).
Psalm 98:6, the people are exhorted to “make a 4. When Yeshua the Messiah returns to
joyful noise before the LORD [YEHOVAH], this earth with the shout of the archangel and the
THE KING”...”with trumpets and [the] sound of trumpet of YEHOVAH God, will those who
[the] cornet [horn -- shofar].” have yielded their lives to Him in humble
A large number of the Psalms were used repentance be resurrected? I Thessalonians
in conjunction with the Feast of Trumpets to 4:16-18.
celebrate YEHOVAH GOD’S ENTHRONE- 5. What is said of those in the FIRST
MENT. resurrection? Revelation 20:6. See also
Revelation 3:21.
Saints Gathered at the LAST TRUMPET COMMENT: The resurrection of the
elect will occur at the second appearance of
1. Why will YEHOVAH’s faithful Yeshua the Messiah when he returns to prepare
people -- His elect -- REJOICE at the sound of the way for YEHOVAH God to rule over the
the final trumpet, while the people of this evil nations as the KING of kings and LORD of
age suffer for their disobedience? Matthew lords. Then all TRUE Christians, who have
24:30-31. Why must YEHOVAH God gather received YEHOVAH’s holy spirit, shall be
His faithful -- His “elect”? Matthew 24:22. resurrected to immortality, to inherit YEHO-
COMMENT: At the final trumpet VAH’s world-ruling Kingdom.
YEHOVAH God must SUPERNATURALLY This FIRST resurrection occurs at the
INTERVENE to spare the human race from total LAST TRUMPET! It is PICTURED BY THE
2. What happens to those who have Master Plan.
FAITHFULLY obeyed YEHOVAH’s laws, But understanding the MEANING of
submitted HUMBLY to His divine Government, these Feast Days IS NOT ENOUGH!
and REJECTED the ways of their human nature? YEHOVAH God expects you to ACT
I Corinthians 15:52. When does this change upon the knowledge He has given you through
occur? Same verse. Isn’t it the sound of the His inspired Word! If you refuse, you are
3. What is this change that must be GROUND.
made? Verses 53-54. Who is it that will YEHOVAH God Almighty will NOT
experience this change from physical human RESURRECT ANYONE HE DOES NOT
flesh to spiritual immortal life? Verse 52. RULE!
COMMENT: When the apostle Paul If you have not SUBMITTED to
uses the term “we” he is speaking of true YEHOVAH’s spiritual Government in this life
Christians who have yielded their lives to -- if you are not OBEYING THE LAWS of that
YEHOVAH’s Government and received spiritual Government NOW -- if you are not
YEHOVAH’s holy spirit. These include the KEEPING the Feast of Trumpets, YOU
“ELECT” who are raised to immortal life in the CANNOT EXPECT to be resurrected at the
FIRST RESURRECTION and those “elect” second appearance of Yeshua the Messiah!
who are living at the Messiah’s arrival on this You need to begin to KEEP
earth. It is the small group from the first century YEHOVAH’s Holy Days if you are to escape the
(the 144,000) that will become the “FIRST- terrifying times ahead!
FRUIT” HARVEST of YEHOVAH’s 6. Did the leaders of the Old Testament
wonderful MASTER PLAN -- along with all Church know that the blowing of trumpets was
those who have died since (the innumerable VITALLY SIGNIFICANT to the meaning of

The Feast of Trumpets -- Return and Enthronement of YEHOVAH God and His Messiah!
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