• “Sounding the shofar is a declaration of selflessness” (looking away from ourselves and acknowledging Yahweh as our Master and King).
• “Blowing the trumpet is a declaration of Divine truth” (publicly announcing our choice to follow the truth of Yahweh’s Word).
Ex 9:16 And for this reason I have raised you up, in order to show you My power, and in order to declare My Name in all the earth. WE DECLARE THE NAME OF YAHWEH, ON THIS YOM TERUAH, TODAY, IN THIS PLACE.
Ex 19:3-4 And Mosheh went up to Elohim, and Yahweh called to him from the mountain, saying, This is what you are to say to the house of Yaakov, and declare to the children of Yisrael: You have seen what I did to the Mitsrites, and how I bore you on eagles’ wings and brought you to Myself. WE DECLARE THAT YAHWEH HAS BORNE US ON EAGLE WINGS.
Ex 34:6 And Yahweh passed before him and declared, Yahweh, Yahweh, El compassionate and showing favour, patient, and great in loving-commitment and truth. WE DECLARE THAT YAHWEH IS PATIENT IN COMPASSION, FAVOUR AND LOVING-KINDNESS.
Lev 23:44 Thus did Mosheh declare the appointed times of Yahweh to the children of Yisrael. WE DECLARE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE APPOINTED TIMES OF YAHWEH.
Deut 5:5-6 I stood between Yahweh and you at that time, to declare to you the Word of Yahweh … saying: I am Yahweh your Elohim who brought you out of the land of Mitsrayim, out of the house of bondage… WE DECLARE THE TRUTH OF THE WORDS OF YAHWEH.
Deut 17:10-11 You shall do according to the word which they declare to you … and you shall guard to do according to all that they instruct you. Do according to the Torah in which they teach you, according to the right-ruling which they say to you. You do not turn to the right or to the left from the word which they declare to you. WE DECLARE THAT WE SHALL NOT TURN AWAY FROM THE WORDS OF YAHWEH.
Deut 30:17-19 If your heart turns away, and you do not obey … I declare to you today that you shall certainly perish … I have called the heavens and the earth as witnesses today against you: I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Therefore you shall choose life, so that you may live, both you and your seed. WE DECLARE THAT WE CHOOSE LIFE AND BLESSING, SO THAT WE MAY LIVE.