BY RICHARD SISON | 2015
Yom Teruah, which is the Day of the blowing of the trumpet, falls on the 1st of Tishrei, the 7th month in the Hebrew calendar, which is around mid-September and October. This event is better known in the Jewish circle as Rosh HaShanah, which literally means "head of the year" and is being celebrated as a primary.
From the late biblical times up to the present time, Yom Teruah has symbolized the season of Penitence and Renewal, of "Teshuvah", which literally means "to turn" or going back to the right way. In John 14:6 Yeshua said: " I am the way, the truth and life, no one goes to the Father except by me".
Yom Teruah emphasizes several central themes:
1. Divine judgement
The themes of Yom Teruah, acceptance of G-D's Kingdom and return to the Torah, are found in the book of Nehemiah. Repentance is a subject in the Bible that has been repeated time and time again.
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