And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,…
A sabbath, a memorial, a holy convocation. Probably recalling the giving of the Law from Mount Sinai. Therefore typical of the proclamation of the gospel, which is the new law of love.
I. The people of God unite together to spread the sound of the gospel in the world.
II. They rejoice in it. It is a festival - a work which is sabbatical.
III. It is immediately connected with the great Day of Atonement, and the proclamation will be no uncertain sound, but a distinct announcement of the saving truth set forth in the sacrificial death of Christ. - R.
Parallel VersesKJV: And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,