They will give a testimony of Your great goodness and will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.
"Celebrate a festival in My honor three times a year
The Lord had done great things for us; we were joyful.
Then the Festival of Dedication took place in Jerusalem, and it was winter.
"This day is to be a memorial for you, and you must celebrate it as a festival to the Lord. You are to celebrate it throughout your generations as a permanent statute.
For this reason these days are called Purim, from the word Pur. Because of all the instructions in this letter as well as what they had witnessed and what had happened to them,
Also [observe] the Festival of Harvest with the firstfruits of your produce from what you sow in the field, and [observe] the Festival of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather your produce from the field.
Therefore don't let anyone judge you in regard to food and drink or in the matter of a festival or a new moon or a sabbath day.
"Observe the month of Abib and celebrate the Passover to the Lord your God, because the Lord your God brought you out of Egypt by night in the month of Abib.
This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Then all the survivors from the nations that came against Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, and to celebrate the Festival of Booths.
It will be a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial. You are to observe your Sabbath from the evening of the ninth [day] of the month until the [following] evening."
You observe [special] days, months, seasons, and years.
1 Corinthians 5:8
Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast, or with the yeast of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Don't gloat when your enemy falls, and don't let your heart rejoice when he stumbles,
Doom has come on you, inhabitants of the land. The time has come; the day is near. There will be panic on the mountains and not celebration.
Let us shout for joy at your victory and lift the banner in the name of our God. May the Lord fulfill all your requests.
I hate, I despise your feasts! I can't stand the stench of your solemn assemblies.
Thanksgiving will come out of them, a sound of celebration. I will multiply them, and they will not decrease; I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
Proclaim with me the Lord's greatness; let us exalt His name together.
The Israelites must observe the Sabbath, celebrating it throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.
But the righteous are glad; they rejoice before God and celebrate with joy.
This will be the punishment of Egypt and all the nations that do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Booths.
I tell you, in the same way, there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."
[from] those who enjoy doing evil and celebrate perversity,
"You are to hold a sacred assembly on the fifteenth day of the seventh month; you must not do any daily work. You are to celebrate a seven-day festival for the Lord.
You are to celebrate it as a festival to the Lord seven days each year. This is a permanent statute for you throughout your generations; you must celebrate it in the seventh month.
On the contrary, when you host a banquet, invite those who are poor, maimed, lame, or blind.
I hate your New Moons and prescribed festivals. They have become a burden to Me; I am tired of putting up with [them].
When your children ask you, 'What does this ritual mean to you?'
His sons used to have banquets, each at his house in turn. They would send an invitation to their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
2 Samuel 6:21
David replied to Michal, "I was dancing before the Lord who chose me over your father and his whole family to appoint me ruler over the Lord's people Israel. I will celebrate before the Lord,
2 Chronicles 7:9
On the eighth day they held a sacred assembly, for the dedication of the altar lasted seven days and the festival seven days.
Serve the Lord with reverential awe, and rejoice with trembling.
On the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, he gave a feast for all his servants. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker:
Should any of the families of the earth not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, rain will not fall on them.
Then he said to them, "Go and eat what is rich, drink what is sweet, and send portions to those who have nothing prepared, since today is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, because your strength [comes from] rejoicing in the Lord."
All mankind will come to worship Me, from one New Moon to another, and from one Sabbath to another," says the Lord.
"You are to celebrate the Festival of Booths for seven days when you have gathered in [everything] from your threshing floor and winepress.