Sep 28, 2018 by Marina

Thousands of International Christians Celebrate Sukkot in Jerusalem

In Israel the celebrations of the biblical Feast of Sukkot are well on their way with thousands of Christians from around the world, CBN News reports. They've come to see the prophecy fulfilled and attend the Feast of Tabernacles celebration.

Shofars (traditional rams' horns) sounded at the opening of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem's (ICEJ) 38th annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration in Jerusalem.

It's a gala event. Christian pilgrims, many dressed in national costumes, celebrating the Feast in Jerusalem. This year, more than 5,000 Christians from nearly 100 countries are here for the weeklong celebration. They came to worship the God of Israel and stand with His people.

"I know it's going to be a life-changing experience," said Charity, a young woman from Vermont, who is here for the first time. "I love Israel and I think that it's a time when things are going to turn around and it's very prophetic and to be a part of being able to give back to the people that gave to us."

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