Rosh Hashana / Yom Teruah
Shana Tova Mishpacha! (Good Year, Family!)
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 coincided with 1 Tishrei, 5783, which is Rosh Hashana (Head of the Year), the first of the fall feasts, and which is marked by blowing of shofars and trumpets, thus the additional name of Yom Teruah (Day of Trumpets).
Our reading is Genesis 21:1-3, and begins, “And יהוה visited Sarah as He had said, and יהוה did for Sarah as He had spoken.”
Pastor Richard begins discussing the connection of Yom Teruah to 2 Peter 3:12, tying the celebration to “looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God.” Pastor Richard also shows us why the day is called one of “remembrance,” revealing the meanings from the Hebrew text in Leviticus 23, and connecting it with additional scriptural references.