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Jericho March PROVES Lunar Sabbaths

And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour. And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days. And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, and the priests shall blow with the trumpets. And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him. Joshua 6:2-5

So for those Saturday Sabbath keepers that believe in a continuous weekly cycle, they must conclude that God caused the Israelites to march on the Sabbath day because the Israelites were instructed to march around the city on 7 consecutive days. God's law forbids this type of travel on the Sabbath day thus destroying the concept of a continuous weekly cycle and the Saturday Sabbath. The Israelites were to remain in their homes and not travel on the Sabbath day. This is revealed in the instructions given to Israel in regards to the manna given to them. 

See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day. So the people rested on the seventh day. Ex. 16:29-30

They were permitted to travel to worship at the tabernacle. It was also understood under Jewish law in the 1st century that only a certain amount of travel was permitted. 

Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. Acts 1:12

A Sabbath day's journey was understood to be approximately 2/3 to 3/4 of a mile. Marching around the city of Jericho is much more than a Sabbath day's journey, much less marching around Jericho 7 times. So Saturday Sabbath keepers must conclude that God commanded the Israelites to break the Sabbath. But we know that this can not be. God had just spent the last 40 years teaching the Israelites his Sabbath and law in the desert. God would not have undone all that work with a command to break the Sabbath just as they enter the promise land. The lunar Sabbath is the only way to harmonize these facts. If the Jericho march started on the day of the new moon, then they could have avoided breaking God's law by not traveling on the Sabbath day. The Sabbath day would have followed the 7th day march and occurred on the 8th day. We know the lunar Sabbath always falls on the 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th of the month. So this fits perfectly. Is there any evidence that they began their march on new moon day? Yes there is. 

I would now like to direct your attention to what is known as the book of Jasher. The book of Jasher is mentioned twice in the holy scriptures, and was considered as an honorable source of information. This is seen by noticing the context in which it was mentioned. In two places in Scripture the Book of Jasher is mentioned, Joshua 10:13 and II Samuel 1:18. That is two witnesses. I am not presenting Jasher as Scripture; rather it is a side-by-side historical chronology of Israel that in some cases reveals data that Scripture does not. If the penman of Scripture recognized Jasher as accurately portraying these events (even as Scripture was still being written), it should at least be examined if not outright accepted as an accurate historical record today.

Jasher 88:14 and 17

14. And it was in the second month, on the first day of the month, that YHVH said to Joshua, Rise up, behold I have
given Jericho into thy hand with all the people thereof; and all your fighting men shall go round the city, once each
day, thus shall ye do for six days.
17. And on the seventh day they went round the city seven times, and the priests blew upon trumpets.


Jasher’s account is identical except for one detail. It specifically reveals that the march began on the day of the new moon, or 1st day of the month. Scripture says first day, second day….and so on until the seventh day, but it does not say the first or second day of what? Scripture is not lying or hiding anything because all through Scripture the righteous are understood to be keeping the Creator’s calendar, Jasher just spells it out for those who do not recognize the Creator’s calendar.


Do you know what the word Jericho means? 
Strong's H3405, Perhaps from H3394; its month; a place in Palestine: -
Jericho.
H3394
From the same as H3391; the moon: - moon.

Historically, Jericho was a center for moon worship. The very first thing God had Israel do was destroy a pagan moon worship system and at the same time reestablish His own luni-solar calendar and Sabbath.
The battle of Jericho was more of a calendar statement than it was about the conquest of Israel.

So in conclusion, it is revealed that the Saturday Sabbath can not harmonize with the 7 day Jericho march. After all, which of the 7 days would they have disobeyed God's Sabbath by obeying his command to march? That's kind of a no win question. It is proven through the historical and accurate book of Jasher that the march started on new moon day, and that the Sabbath had to be lunar in order for the 7 march days to miss the Sabbath. This is conclusive proof for the lunar Sabbath. Ask a Saturday Sabbath keeper which day the Sabbath was during the 7 day Jericho march. They have no valid answer because their premise is wrong.
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