The Feast of Shelters and Ingathering

This seven-day festival of the seventh sacred month is no different from the other Festivals in that many theories, opinions, doctrines, and misconceptions have developed as to its exact meaning and purpose. As with the other festivals, much of its original meaning and purpose has been lost to humanity through the centuries, and some new meanings and methods of observance have been instituted by its observers with the passage of time, which makes its true meaning even more obscure. This study reveals the true meaning of this festival.

The seven-day festival in the seventh month is clearly referred to by two separate names. It is called the Feast of Booths/Shelters and the Feast of Ingathering. This study is an analyzes these two distinct names and shows that it is through each of these names that there are two distinct and separate prophetic and symbolic meanings of this festival.


This study shows the meaning of the seven-day festival of the seventh month carried to its final prophetic fulfillment in the reward of eternal life within the Family of God. This study also shows how the meaning of this festival relates to the eternal relationship between God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the people of God.


This study shows the seven-day feast of the seventh month to be prophetic of a glorious celebration that will take place with God the Father and Jesus Christ after the great spiritual harvest (ingathering) of humanity, which will occur after the return of Christ and the establishment of the Kingdom of God on the earth.


Comments about the historical observance and primary meanings of the feast.