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The Eighth Day: The Later Time Of Salvation

There are two forms of resurrection coming, spiritual and physical (see When Will You Be Judged?; also Could Christ Return Tonight?). The "dry bones" prophecy refers to a great future physical resurrection from which the vast majority of humanity that has ever lived will come to truly know the LORD for the first time. That great physical resurrection is portrayed by the Eighth Day annual Holy Day of the LORD (see the Fact Finder question to understand the series of steps in the salvation, the harvest, of humanity).

"37:1 The hand of the LORD was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, 37:2 And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry. 37:3 And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? [see What Happens When You Die?]

And I answered, O Lord GOD, thou knowest.

37:4 Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the LORD. 37:5 Thus saith the Lord GOD unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath [see The Spirit Of God] to enter into you, and ye shall live: 37:6 And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

37:7 So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone. 37:8 And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.

37:9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live. 37:10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.

37:11 Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts. 37:12 Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves [see Sheol and Hades], and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. 37:13 And ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves, 37:14 And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD." (Ezekiel 37:1-14 KJV)

"The first day shall be a Sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a Sabbath"

The Messiah, Jesus Christ, Who was "the LORD God" (see 'The God Of The Old Testament' and 'Before Abraham Was, I AM'; also Christ The Creator) commanded His people, of all time, to observe the eight days of the Feast of Tabernacles (listen to our Sermon The Feast Of Tabernacles: Our Tent In Heaven), from the first day of the seventh month, to the eighth day of the seventh month, on the calendar that the LORD created before any humans existed (listen also to our Sermon Do We Use The 'Hebrew' Calendar?).

The Holy Scriptures

"23:39 Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath. 23:40 And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days.

23:41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto the LORD seven days in the year. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations: ye shall celebrate it in the seventh month." (Leviticus 23:39-41 KJV)

Jesus Christ observed the Feast of Tabernacles; His Living Waters lesson was appropriately taught on the Eighth Day:

"7:14 Now about the midst of the feast Jesus went up into the temple, and taught. 7:15 And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned? [see Doctorates Of Error] 7:16 Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. 7:17 If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. 7:18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him." (John 7:14-18 KJV)

"7:37 In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. 7:38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. 7:39 But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for The Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified. 7:40 Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet." (John 7:37-40 KJV)

Fact Finder: How are all of the true Christian Holy Days about the progressive stages of human salvation?
See our Calendar of Christ's Holy Days for detailed studies and Sermons for each of the Holy Days.


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