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Wednesday, October 19 2011
What Did Jesus Christ Teach At Tabernacles?
Jesus Christ observed the Christian Feast of Tabernacles because Jesus Christ Himself established (as He did with all of His true Holy Days) it in the time of Moses (see the Fact Finder question below). After Christ's return, everyone on earth will be observing the Christian Feast of Tabernacles (see The Tabernacles Celebration After The Fall Of Babylon and Moriah: Separating The Wheat From The Chaff).
"14:16 And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.
"About the midst of the Feast Jesus went up into the Temple and taught"
The Messiah's observance of the Feast of Tabernacles was amidst those who didn't yet realize that He was indeed the Messiah (see the Fact Finder question below). Even His own brothers (see Mary's Other Children) did not yet see (they didn't do so until after He was crucified).
"7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him. 7:2 Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand. 7:3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest. 7:4 For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, show thyself to the world. 7:5 For neither did his brethren believe in him.
The Messiah not only observed the Feast of Tabernacles, He taught at the Feast of Tabernacles.
"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?
This Day In History, October 19
526 BC: Ahmose II, general, king of Egypt, member of the 26th dynasty, died. He seized the throne during a revolt against King Apries.
202 BC: the Battle of Zama during the Second Punic War; Roman legions under the command of Scipio Africanus defeated Hannibal Barca, leader of the invading Carthaginian army.
439: The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, took Carthage in north Africa.
1216: King John of England died at age 50. After being interdicted by Pope Innocent III, he surrendered England to the pope so that the national excommunication would be repealed. Innocent then gave England back to John in 1213 as a fief of the Roman Catholic Church. King John became the subject of one of William Shakespeare's plays. He was succeeded by his 9 year old son Henry.
1466: The Peace of Torun ended the war between the Teutonic Knights and their own disaffected subjects in Prussia (not to be confused with Russia; Prussia is in Germany).
1469: Ferdinand II of Aragon married Isabella I of Castile. The Spanish monarchs are best-known to history as the sponsors of Christopher Columbus.
1739: England declared war on Spain over a borderline dispute in Florida. The war became known as the War of Jenkin's Ear because Spanish coast guards cut off the ear of British seaman Robert Jenkins.
1812: Napoleon began his retreat from Moscow.
1818: In the years following the War of 1812-12 (declared by U.S. President James Madison with the stated purpose to annex Canada), a treaty was signed by Canada and the U.S. to set the international border, west of the Great Lakes, at "the 49th parallel" (i.e. the latitude of 49 degrees north). That treaty, along with the already-established-by-war border east of the Great Lakes created the present-day boundary that has not been militarily-violated by either nation in nearly 200 years.
1827: During the Greek War of Independence, the Turkish and Egyptian fleets were destroyed by the British, French and Russians at the Battle of Navarino.
1935: The League of Nations imposed sanctions against Italy following its invasion of Ethiopia.
1949: The communist People's Republic of China was formally proclaimed.
1950: The North Korean capital of Pyongyang was captured by U.N. troops.
1954: Britain and Egypt agreed to transfer control of the Suez Canal after more than 70 years of British control.
1970: British Petroleum made the first major oil find in the British sector of the North Sea.
1973: US President Richard Nixon rejected an Appeals Court demand to turn over the Watergate tapes.
2005: Amidst the over 200,000 Iraqi civilians killed (some independent estimates state that the human carnage was much higher) by the non-existent "weapons of mass destruction" invasion ordered by George W. Bush, Saddam Hussein went on trial in the destroyed city of Baghdad for "crimes against humanity." Saddam Hussein was found guilty and hung for his war crimes.
2005: Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record.