Do you truly desire to worship and serve YHWH?

If we truly desire to worship and serve YHWH, then we

need to keep only His festival days. If we keep other

festival days that do not come from YHWH, then

obviously they come only from within our own hearts.

YHWH commands us to labor six days in order to do all

our work, but then to rest on His Sabbaths.

Vayiqra (Leviticus) 23:3

3 ‘Six days shall work be done, but the

seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn

rest, a set-apart gathering. You shall

do no work on it; it is the Sabbath of

YHWH in all your dwellings.

If we believe we are to take YHWH’s Instructions dead

seriously, then it becomes a very important question as

to when or why we might choose to deviate from His

Instructions, for it identifies our lusts. If we choose to

set alternate days apart to YHWH that are determined

by observing the sun, the moon and the stars (rather

than by following YHWH’s words) then in YHWH’s eyes

we are serving the sun, the moon and the stars. This is

because YHWH’s words are not the reason we chose

to set these alternate days apart. Therefore, by default

it is only our desire to honor the sun, the moon and the

stars that caused us to set those days apart.

In YHWH’s mind, when our forefathers held a festival to

the golden calf, they were worshipping the golden calf.

This is because YHWH did not command it. Because

this festival did not come from YHWH, it came only

from our forefathers. YHWH calls this evil.

In another sense, our forefathers were also serving and

worshipping Aharon, because he is the one who

established that particular day of worship. If we follow

this train of logic out, we should be able to see that

those who keep the Rabbinical Calendar effectively

worship and serve the rabbis who originally created the

Rabbinical Calendar; and the same is true for the

Roman Gregorian ‘Christian’ Calendar.

In Hebrew, the word ‘serve’ comes from the root word

‘Abad’ (or ‘Oved’) ( עבד ). This word means ‘to work’ or

‘to serve’ in any sense.

OT:5647 `abad (aw-bad’); a primitive

root; to work (in any sense); by

implication, to serve, till, (causatively)

enslave, etc.:

KJV – be, keep in bondage, be

bondmen, bond-service, compel, do,

dress, ear, execute, husbandman,

keep, labour (-ing man), bring to pass,

(cause to, make to) serve (-ing self,),

(be, become) servant (-s), do (use)

service, till (-er), transgress [from

margin], (set a) work, be wrought,

worshipper

In Scripture, to

serve something is to venerate or even

to pay attention to anything in any reverential context.

That is, if we modify our behavior based on the motions

of the heavenly bodies, then at least in YHWH’s eyes,

we are worshipping and serving them. Now let us stop

to consider the size and scope of the ramifications.

Qorintim Aleph (1 Cor.) 13:12

12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly,

but then face to face. Now I know in

part, but then I shall know just as I

also am known.

The Creator’s Calendar is not as easy to keep as some

of the other calendar systems of the world, because it

asks us to wait on YHWH, like a servant has to wait

upon his master. But when the Creator of the Universe

bestows a gift upon his servant, does the wise servant

say, “No, I don’t want it”? Does the wise servant say,

“It is too hard! Give me something easier”?

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