W A L K to Jerusalem for Sukkot
from Dan to YHVH's chosen city
repenting from the sins of our forefathers
walking again in HIS statutes (Hezekiel 36:27).
It’s all about reversing the curses :
1 Kings 12:28:
So the king (Jeroboam) took counsel and made two calves of gold. And he said to the people, “You have gone up to Jerusalem long enough. Behold your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.”
2 Kings 17:25-26:
And at the beginning of their dwelling there, they did not fear YHVH. Therefore YHVH sent lions among them, which killed some of them. 26 So the king of Assyria was told, “The nations that you have carried away and placed in the cities of Samaria do not know the law of the god of the land. Therefore he has sent lions among them, and behold, they are killing them, because they do not know the law of the god of the land.”
We want to know and to follow the law of the land again.
Through Yeshua we can be as strong as a lion in order to resist the lions that come against us.
And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, like a lion.
The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
1 Peter 5:8-9:
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.
We started walking from Dan - where Jeroboam erected one of two golden calves and told the people "It is too hard for you to go up to Jerusalem" - towards Jerusalem, repenting from the sins of Jeroboam.
Walking again in YHVH’s statutes, ascending to Jerusalem for HIS appointed time.
At the remnant of the altar of one of the two golden calves in Dan we acknowledged and confessed our sins and the sins of our forefathers in sackcloth and ashes to express our mourning. See Leviticus 26:40-42.
Then we took of the sackcloth and started to ascend to Jerusalem rejoicing.
See Jeremiah 31.
Let's keep this chapter in mind -
here are some examples out of this very encouraging chapter:
"‘Arise, and let us go up to Zion,
to the YHVH our Elohim.’" (verse 6b)
"I will turn their mourning into joy;
I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow." (verse 13b)
Unfortunately the walk had to be cut short because of the new lockdown in the whole country of Israel.
Below you can see few impressions: