What Month is it?

Along with the Gregorian calendar, we also follow the Hebraic calendar, which contains the original timing that was followed in biblical times. Here, you can learn about the current month and gain an understanding of its significance in your everyday life.

The Month of Tishrei

Summary of Tishrei

The month Tishrei begins the autumn season. The three autumn months—Tishrei, Cheshvan, Kislev—correspond to the three tribes of the camp of Ephraim—Ephraim, Manasseh, Benjamin—which were situated to the west of the Tabernacle.
With respect to the reckoning of years, Tishrei is the first month of the year. In the reckoning of the months, Tishrei is the seventh month, the month of completion and perfection. Tishrei is the month of “fall feasts,” when we are to return to God and experience His glory.

Characteristics of Tishrei

  • Timeframe:
    30 days - September/October
  • Hebraic Alphabet Symbol:
    LAMED — which signifies the aspiration to return to your absolute source— “Teshuvah”
  • Tribe:
    Ephraim — “be fruitful and multiply”
  • Constellation:
    Libra (the scales) — where the deeds of man are weighed and judgement is released
  • Color/Stone
    Black/Black Onyx or Agate

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A Time to Advance

A Time to Advance, by Chuck Pierce with Robert & Linda Heidler, will help you learn to think like God thinks. As you study the Hebrew tribes and months, you will receive prophetic understanding of how the Lord orders your steps throughout the year. You will come to understand how God, from the past, develops His whole conquering army for today. You will also gain understanding on how each part moves together, as well as the redemptive quality of God’s covenant plan for Israel.