52 Bible Verses about Celebration
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They will extol the fame of your abundant goodness, and will sing out loud about your righteousness.
Therefore, let no one judge you in matters of food and drink or with respect to a festival, a New Moon, or Sabbath days.
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us shout with songs of praise to him.
"Three times a year you are to celebrate a festival for me.
The great things that the LORD has done for us gladden us.
You are to observe the Festival of Harvest, celebrating the first fruits of your work in planting the field, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the end of the year, when you gather the fruit of your work from the field.
You are observing days, months, seasons, and years.
"Observe the month of Abib, keeping the Passover to the LORD your God, because the LORD your God brought you out of Egypt during the night in the month of Abib.
""This day is to be a memorial for you, and you are to celebrate it as a festival to the LORD. You are to celebrate it as a perpetual ordinance from generation to generation.
You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.
"I hate I despise your festival days, and your solemn convocations stink.
"Celebrate the Festival of Tents for seven days after you harvest from your threshing floor and your wine press.
May we shout for joy at your deliverance and unfurl our banners in the name of our God. May the LORD fulfill all your petitions.
Rejoice with those who are rejoicing. Cry with those who are crying.
Thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter will come out of them. I'll cause them to increase in numbers and not decrease. I'll honor them and not make them insignificant.
Instead, when you give a banquet, make it your habit to invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.
This is the day that the LORD has made; let's rejoice and be glad in it.
Magnify the LORD with me! Let us lift up his name together!
But the righteous rejoice and exult before God; they are overwhelmed with joy.
His sons used to travel to each other's houses in turn on a regular schedule and hold festivals, inviting their three sisters to celebrate with them.
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Those living on earth will gloat over them, celebrate, and send gifts to each other, because these two prophets had tormented those living on earth.
In the same way, I tell you that there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."
Therefore these days were called , from the word . Because of all that was written in this letter, because of what they experienced in this matter, and because of what happened to them,
Jesus told him, "A man gave a large banquet and invited many people.
There's exultation for deliverance in the tents of the righteous: "The right hand of the LORD is victorious!
I'll put a stop to her mirth, along with her celebrations, her New Moons, her Sabbaths, and all of her festive assemblies.
For Sheol cannot thank you, death cannot sing your praise; and those who go down to the Pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength."
You may spend the money to your heart's content to buy livestock, flocks, wine, strong drink, and whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God."
Now Hanukkah was taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter,
It's better to attend a funeral than to attend a banquet, for everyone dies eventually, and the living will take this to heart.
As for your New Moons and your appointed festivals, I abhor them. They've become a burden to me; I've grown weary of carrying that burden.
who delight in doing evil, and rejoice in the perverseness of evil;
Observe it as a pilgrimage festival in the presence of the LORD for seven days of the year. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations. Observe the festival during the seventh month.
"The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son.
establishing that they should celebrate the fourteenth and fifteenth days of the month Adar every year,
""Your doom has come to you, you who live in the land. The time has arrived, and the day of confusion is near. There will be no shouts of joy on the mountains.
Look! There on the mountains! The feet of the one who brings good news, who broadcasts a message of peace. Judah, celebrate your solemn festivals and keep your vows, because the wicked will never again invade you. Nineveh will be completely eliminated!
"When the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.
But David replied to Michal, "It was in front of the LORD, who appointed me to replace your father and his entire household by selecting me as Commander-in-Chief over Israel, the people of the LORD, that I danced in front of the LORD.
The LORD your God among you is powerful he will save and he will take joyful delight in you. In his love he will renew you with his love; he will celebrate with singing because of you.
Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate!
If anyone from the families of the earth will not come to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, there will be no rain for them.
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "The fasts that occur in the fourth, fifth, seventh, and tenth months will be joyful and glad times for the house of Judah, replete with cheerful festivals. Therefore, love truth and peace.'"
"It will come about that all of the survivors of the nations who came against Jerusalem will come there from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and to observe the Festival of Tents.
He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come.
""On the fourteenth day of the first month, you are to observe the Passover as a festival for seven days. Unleavened bread is to be eaten.
So Solomon observed the Festival of Tents at that time, as did all of Israel with him. A large assembly came up from as far away as Lebo-hamath and the Wadi of Egypt to appear in the presence of the LORD our God, not just for seven days, but for seven days after that, a total of fourteen days.
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Later on, when his father went down to visit the woman, Samson threw a party there, since young men customarily did this.
Trumpets For CelebrationLeviticus 25:9
Sound a horn on the tenth day of the seventh month of this fiftieth year. Likewise, on the Day of Atonement, sound the horn throughout your land.