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Has God forgotten this world? The Word of God, which includes both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, contains the earliest written records of man. No other book can prove its authority from God by its righteous laws, verifiable truths, science, history and prophecies. “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 2 Timothy 3:16-17 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished to all good works.
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God’s Word shows He cares deeply for us

No other book reveals the truth about the spiritual realm of God or of the origins of life and the physical universe. No other book reveals the causes and solutions for all this world’s evils. It was written by holy men of God, as they were moved by the Holy Spirit (2 Peter 1:16-21 2 Peter 1:16-21 16 For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 17 For he received from God the Father honor and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. 18 And this voice which came from heaven we heard, when we were with him in the holy mount. 19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto you do well that you take heed, as to a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. 21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
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The Bible, as recorded in its original languages of Hebrew and Greek, is God’s complete handbook for humanity. It is the book of the law of God; the book of life written for mankind (Nehemiah  8:1-8; Mark 12:24 Mark 12:24And Jesus answering said to them, Do you not therefore err, because you know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
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; Revelation 20:12 Revelation 20:12And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
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). God uses it to teach man the way of peace and prosperity and unselfish love. In it the Eternal God says, “Now…listen to the statutes and the judgments which I teach you to observe, that you may live…You shall not add to the word which I command you, nor  take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you” (Deuteronomy 4:1-2 Deuteronomy 4:1-2 1 Now therefore listen, O Israel, to the statutes and to the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that you may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD God of your fathers gives you. 2 You shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish ought from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.
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We are warned to follow God above all else. “You shall not at all do as we are doing here today - every man doing whatever is right in his own eyes…Observe and obey all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you and your children after you forever, when you do what is good in the sight of the Eternal…Whatever I command you, be careful to observe it; you shall not add to it nor take away from it” (Deuteronomy 12:8 Deuteronomy 12:8You shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatever is right in his own eyes.
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, Deuteronomy 12:28 Deuteronomy 12:28Observe and hear all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you for ever, when you do that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD your God.
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, Deuteronomy 12:32 Deuteronomy 12:32What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: you shall not add thereto, nor diminish from it.
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God’s Word reveals His awesome plan for us

The Holy Scriptures alone revealthe truth about God and the purpose He is working out on this earth and how man can live together in peace, prosperity and joy. The Scriptures reveal God’s plan for the salvation of all mankind—everyone who ever lived in the past, present and future—through a succession of eight prophetic “feasts” (holy days and the weekly Sabbath) that are to be kept weekly and annually as briefly outlined in Leviticus 23.

The prophetic feasts of the Lord are all about teaching God’s law of love (Romans 13:8-10 Romans 13:8-10 8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law. 9 For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. 10 Love works no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
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), peace and prosperity; about judgment, mercy, faith, freedom, salvation and the family and Kingdom of God (Isaiah 61:1-3 Isaiah 61:1-3 1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; 3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
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, Isaiah 61:10-11 Isaiah 61:10-11 10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. 11 For as the earth brings forth her bud, and as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
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; Matthew 7:12 Matthew 7:12Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
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; Matthew 23:23 Matthew 23:23Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
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). They proclaim the Gospel, or good news, of the soon coming Kingdom of God and God’s plan of salvation for all mankind.

At the creation of man, God ordained the six-day weekly cycle and seventh day Sabbath as a time of rest to learn God’s way (Genesis 2:1-3 Genesis 2:1-3 1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. 2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
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; Mark 2:27-28 Mark 2:27-28 27 And he said to them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath: 28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
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The seven annual Feasts are appointed times to come and assemble before God.  They reveal the details of God’s great plan of salvation. The first two annual feasts - the Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread - graphically portrayed by the exodus of Israel from Egypt, reveal the need for deliverance and redemption from evil through Christ’s intervention and sacrifice in order to be freed from the bondage to sin. They show our need for repentance (turning away from sin and to God) to be reconciled to God and to one another.

The third annual holy day ordained by God and revealed in the Bible is called Pentecost in the New Testament (Acts 2:1 Acts 2:1And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
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These are but the first of God’s holy days. I encourage you to look into the rest of them. Their meaning for your future may surprise you.

The truth is, God  does care greatly about His creation and has not forgotten this world, but this world has forgotten God! In not keeping His Word as recorded in the Bible, people have pushed God away. His written Word was given as a guidebook for the benefit of man, but they do not take it seriously. Do you?

For a more in depth study of God’s Feasts, request the free study aid, “ God’s Holy Day Plan: The Promise of Hope For All Mankind .”

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