In using these words related to “dwelling-place” and “tabernacle,” John alludes back to redemptive history in the Old Testament.
The loud trumpet sound will be the universal call to the electâ€”from all nations and all ages, living or in their gravesâ€”to gather to the Glory-Cloud of Christ. This is the final Feast of Trumpets and Feast of Ingathering, when the harvest is full and the time has come to separate the wheat from the weeds, the good fish from the bad, the sheep from the goats.
For a printer-friendly PDF copy, click here. I’m re-posting this article from October 26, 2007..