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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?]
"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?).
"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.
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)
Fact Finder: How are all of the true Christian Holy Days about the progressive stages of human salvation?