Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet… Psalm 150:3
In Bible days what they called trumpets were actually made of ram’s horns which they called a shofar. Specially chosen priests blew the shofars during the reading of certain Psalms. Priests blew their shofars before Jericho’s walls fell down. Shofars blew when the priests called the people to a meeting. The prophets were told to warn the people about sin by blowing a shofar.
There was a shofar of praise, a shofar of meeting, a shofar of battle and a shofar of warning. God links all these with the sound that one day every man, woman and child will hear.
The Lord Himself will come down from heaven with a commanding shout, with the voice of the arch angel and with the trumpet call of God. 1 Thessalonians 5:17
Imagine when not a priest or even an angel will blow the shofar. The day is coming when God takes Heaven’s shofar, puts it to His lips and blows. The clouds will tear apart, Jesus will come down and we will be caught up to meet Him. That resounding note will be played. In the blink of an eye God’s final shofar will sound and we will meet Him and be with Him forever!