In continuation of our series on the Feasts of the Lord, we take a moment to delve deeper into the importance and benefits of observing these significant biblical celebrations.
Why Celebrate The Feasts?
As believers, observing these feasts allows us to align ourselves with God’s calendar, understand His redemptive plan, and deepen our faith. It connects us to the roots of our spiritual heritage and provides a richer understanding of the Scriptures. Moreover, it’s an act of obedience, as God intended these feasts for all His people (Leviticus 23:2).
Click here to revisit our introductory guide to the Feasts of the Lord for more context. Now, let’s delve a bit deeper into each of these reasons.
Aligning with God’s Calendar: The biblical calendar is God’s timekeeping method. By observing these feasts, we acknowledge His sovereignty over time and events.
Understanding His Redemptive Plan: The feasts symbolically outline God’s redemptive plan, with the spring and fall feasts pointing to past and future aspects of His salvation respectively.
Deepening Our Faith: Observing these feasts provides an active and tangible way to engage with our faith and to deepen our relationship with God.
Connecting with Our Spiritual Heritage: These feasts are deeply rooted in Jewish history. Observing them helps Christians connect more closely to the Jewish roots of their faith.
Enriching Scriptural Understanding: The Feasts of the Lord are woven throughout the Bible. Celebrating them can illuminate our understanding of various biblical narratives and prophecies.
Obedience to God: Celebrating these feasts can be seen as an act of obedience and reverence towards God, as we acknowledge and honor His commands.
Stay tuned for our next post where we will continue exploring each feast individually, providing historical context, spiritual significance, and practical guidance for celebration.