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(Rev. 16:18-21). The Lord’s return is associated with these

same elements (Psalm 18:9-12; 97:4, 5). Therefore, the sev-

enth bowl is at the return of the Lord, on Yom Kippur, on that

day, the end day!

The fifth and sixth trumpets in the book of Revelation are

also known as the first and second woes. The fifth trumpet

lasts five months (Rev. 9:5), followed by the sixth trumpet

which lasts thirteen months (Rev. 9:15). This time period in-

volves the great war, that if not stopped by Christ, would bring

an end to all human flesh (Matt. 24:22)—instead of just one-

third of mankind (Rev. 9:18)! Therefore, these woes begin

eighteen months before the end at Yom Kippur, which dates

them as beginning two years after the abomination of desola-

tion—which occurs in the middle of the tribulation—close to

or at the Jewish Passover. See Appendix , Fig. I.

Just as Joshua came into Jericho on the seventh day after

the trumpets were blown, so Yeshua will come to Jerusalem on

the seventh day after the trumpets are blown.

At the next feast, the believers are gathered in Jerusalem to

enjoy and to celebrate the Messiah’s victory at the Feast of

Sukkot (the Feast of Tabernacles).

Feast Of Tabernacles

The Feast of Tabernacles portrays a joyful time, namely the

Messianic Kingdom. It was a harvest celebration observed after

the last harvest of the year, from Tishri 15-22. This feast began