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Feasts, the Anniversary


1. Instituted by God. Ex 23:14.

2. Enumerated. Ex 23:15,16.

3. Called

a. Appointed feasts. Isa 1:14.

b. Feasts of the Lord. Le 23:4.

c. Solemn feasts. 2Ch 8:13; La 1:4.

d. Solemn meetings. Isa 1:13.

4. Were a time of thankfulness. Ps 122:4.

5. All males to attend. Ex 23:17; 34:23.

6. Children commenced attending, when twelve years old. Lu 2:42.

7. Females often attended. 1Sa 1:3,9; Lu 2:41.

8. The Jews attended gladly. Ps 122:1,2.

9. The Jews went up to, in large companies. Ps 42:4; Lu 2:44.

10. The dangers and difficulties encountered in going up to, alluded to. Ps 84:6,7.

11. The land divinely protected during. Ex 34:24.

12. Offerings to made at. Ex 34:20; De 16:16,17.

13. Were seasons of

a. Joy and gladness. Ps 42:4; Isa 30:20.

b. Sacrificing. 1Sa 1:3; 1Ki 9:25; 2Ch 8:13.

c. Entertainments. 1Sa 1:4,9.

d. The ten tribes seduced by Jeroboam from attending. 1Ki 12:27.

e. The Jews dispersed in distant parts often attended. Ac 2:5-11; 8:27.

f. Christ attended. Joh 5:1; 7:10.

g. Rendered unavailing by the impiety of the Jews. Isa 1:13,14; Am 5:21.

h. Illustrative of general assembly of the church. Heb 12:23.