Sound the Shofar

Here is James Sounding a Fully Polished Yemenite Shofar from a Greater Kudu Antelope

Here is James Sounding a Fully Polished Yemenite Shofar from a Greater Kudu Antelope


James sounds the Shofar across the USA in church congregations and events.  The shofar is known in the Bible as the Voice of G-d.  The shofar is known and understood in the Jewish Temple and Jewish Culture as well as in the Messianic Jewish and many Christian Congreagations.  James sounds the shofar at his home church Gateway Church at the Messainic Services as well as churches across the country as he shares the story, history, and relevance of the shofar in biblical history and prophecy. 

If you would like James to come to your church/event to sound the shofar and share the history and contemporary relevance please contact him HERE

The Sounds of the Shofar

TE'KI'AH - This is a long blast with one or two notes and represents Praise/Worship
SH’VA'RIM - This has 3 medium blasts, two tones each and represents Repent /Brokenness
TE'RU'AH - This has 9 short/rapid staccato blasts and represents Warfare & Victory
TE'KI'AH GE'DO'LAH- This is an extra long single blast.  It is the jubilee note extended as long as one can … and represents the great last trumpet sound when the Lord returns as King when we who are saved receive new bodies and we are all healed. Also used to call upon God. Giving thanks for his Mercy /Goodness/Redemption.


Biblical References to the Trumpet/Shofar

All scripture from King James 1611 Authorized Version

1 Corinthians:  13:1a "I am become as sounding brass (trumpet)"

I Thessalonians:  4:16 "For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God"

Hebrews:  12:19 "And the sound of a trumpet"

Revelation:  1:10 "a great voice, as of a trumpet" 4:1 "the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet"  8:2 "to them were given seven trumpets" 8:6 "And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound"  8:7 "the first angel sounded"  8:8, 10, 12"The second, third, fourth angel sounded (the trumpet)"  8:13 "the other voices of the of the trumpets of the three angels, which are yet to sound" 9:1, 13 "And the fifth, sixth angel sounded (the trumpet)"  9:14 "Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet"  10:7 "when he shall begin to sound (the trumpet)"  11:15 "and the seventh angel sounded"  18:22 "And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters"