Question: When is Yom Kippur?
- YOU SHOULD CELEBRATE YOM KIPPUR IN THE SEVENTH MONTH ON THE TENTH DAY OF THE MONTH.
Yom Kippur is on the 10th day of the 7th month (Ethanim / Tishri) usually during our months of September or October.
Leviticus 16:29 And this will be a permanent regulation for you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you will afflict (deny) your souls and do not work at all, whether it is one of your own country (native born), or a stranger that lives among you: 30 For on that day the priest will make atonement for you to cleanse you so that you may be clean from all your sins before יהוה. C-MATS
Question: What commandments were given for Yom Kippur?
- YOU SHOULD FAST ON YOM KIPPUR.
- YOU SHOULD NOT EAT OR DRINK ON YOM KIPPUR.
Leviticus 23:26 And יהוה spoke to Moses saying, 27 On the tenth day of this seventh month there will be a Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur): it will be a sacred convocation for you; and you will afflict your souls and offer an offering made by fire to יהוה. 28 And you will do no work on that day: because it is a Day of Atonement, to make atonement for you before יהוה your Elohim. C-MATS
- YOU SHOULD NOT WORK ON YOM KIPPUR.
Num 29:7 And you will have on the tenth day of this seventh month (Yom Kippur) a sacred convocation; and you will afflict your souls (deny yourself): you will not do any kind of work: 8 But you will offer a burnt offering to יהוה as a sweet savor. C-MATS
- YOU SHOULD REST ON YOM KIPPUR.
Leviticus 16:31 It will be a Sabbath rest for you and you will afflict your souls by a permanent statute forever. C-MATS
- YOU SHOULD HUMBLE YOURSELF ON YOM KIPPUR.
Leviticus 23:29 Whoever does not afflict (deny) himself on that day, he will be cut off from among his people. 30 And whoever does any work on that same day, I will destroy this soul from among his people. 31 You will do no type of work: it will be a law forever throughout your generations in all your homes. 32 It will be a Sabbath of rest and you will afflict (deny) your souls: in the ninth day of the month at evening, from evening to evening, you will celebrate your Sabbath. C-MATS
If you want יהוה to see your fast and hear your prayers, you must humble yourself and not seek your own pleasure.