The Blowing of the Shofar

A shofarThe Shofar (or Ram’s Horn) is the "trumpet" of the Old Testament. A horn in the Bible always speaks of power. The Shofar was sounded in the celebrations of the feasts, in praise and worship and in the battles against the enemies of the children of Israel.

The trumpet was actually considered to be a "voice" denoting a message to the people. Different tones and blasts were used to depict the particular message they were proclaiming.

The "sound of the trumpet":

Our theology— a closer look

Our Beliefs— These are the creeds that define us as worshippers of the Triune God, who created all things seen and unseen, was made manifest to us in Jesus Christ, and even now directs us, sustains us, convicts and encourages us through His Holy Spirit.

Worship— Worship is perhaps best summed up in the Westminster Shorter Catechism: "What is the chief end of man? To glorify God and enjoy Him forever."

Our Mission— A scriptural basis for our common calling to bring glory to the Lord.

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