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Holidays and Holy Days

"Speak also to the children of Israel, saying: 'Surely My Sabbaths you shall keep, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the Lord who sanctifies you.'" (Exodus 31:13, NKJV)
The world celebrates holidays, while the Bible tells us about God’s Holy Days. What’s the difference? What does each festival mean—and which ones are worth observing? See what the Bible has to say about Holidays and Holy Days.
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