Jubilee

And you shall count seven Sabbaths of years for yourself, seven times seven years; and the time of the seven Sabbaths of years shall be to you forty-nine years. Then you shall cause the trumpet of the Jubilee to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement you shall make the trumpet to sound throughout all your land. And you shall consecrate the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a Jubilee for you; and each of you shall return to his possession, and each of you shall return to his family. That fiftieth year shall be a Jubilee to you; in it you shall neither sow nor reap what grows of its own accord, nor gather the grapes of your untended vine. For it is the Jubilee; it shall be holy to you; you shall eat its produce from the field. Lev 25:8-12
This is the instruction for the Year of Jubilee, yet I cannot find anywhere in the Bible where it was celebrated.
I’m sure it was but you never find that name except in Leviticus and one time in Numbers.
It’s a shame that it wasn’t so memorable that it would be mentioned elsewhere; but then, the Holy Spirit is the author of the Word.
Then again, Jubilee isn’t a good thing in the mind of those that are in business since the land had to rest, thus, no crops.
Perhaps we are paying the price for the over use of the land.
Have the laws and commandments of God been disobeyed concerning the Year of Jubilee? Absolutely! Such is the sin nature of mankind.
There is another Jubilee that is being ignored just as much, if not more; Jesus!
He is a true Jubilee and all that come to Him can find rest (Mt 11:28) and liberty (2 Cor 3:17).

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