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Numbers (NLT) “Whenever Moses went into the Tabernacle to speak with the LORD, he heard the voice speaking to him from between the TWO CHERUBIM ABOVE THE ARK’S COVER—the place of atonement—that rests on the Ark of the Covenant. It is clear when Jews carrying the “Ark of the Lord” that has statue of Cherubim placed over the top of this Ark. so why these anti-Catholic groups didn’t condemn first the Israelite people (Jews) who first started this procession? so if we insist the biblical verse of (Isaiah ) in literal interpretation, then, there would have a bible contradictions? Thus, when celebrating his feast, like feast of the St. 1 Corinthians 11:2 (New American Bible Revised Edition) “I PRAISE YOU BECAUSE YOU REMEMBER ME IN EVERYTHING and hold fast to the traditions, just as I handed them on to you.” .  Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go down, because your people, whom you brought up out of Egypt, have become corrupt.Paul or other feast for other Saints, they are all present spiritually.  They have been quick to turn away from what I commanded them and have MADE THEMSELVES AN IDOL cast in the SHAPE OF A CALF. The Catholic celebration feast is very different from that verse (Exodus 32:6-8), because…. ● (1) Catholic made a banquet of foods is for commemoration of the Saints, AND NOT for the literal statue images of them.Isaac is similarly comparable with the Saints, Mary are all blessed by the Lord and God’s gift to us. Thus, it is worth to give them a “feast” as thanks giving to the Lord. if Abraham gave a feast for another person, Isaac, therefore.
Deuteronomy (New Jerusalem Bible) “You must REJOICE AT YOUR FEAST, you, your son and your daughter, your serving men and women, the Levite, the foreigner, the orphan and the widow living in your community.” . Judah, CELEBRATE YOUR FEASTS, carry out your vows, for Belial will never pass through you again; he has been utterly destroyed” . Because, even the apostles of Christ tells us about traditions of man should be handed down through generation after generation whether taught by mouth (like church fathers who made this feast) or from the scriptures (bible): . ● (1) as a matter of fact, the Catholic feast / festivals are not exclusively for honoring various patron Saints and Mary. we have also a feast for Jesus, like, Christmas, like the feast of Christ the King, and feast of the Black Nazarene, and many others to mention that focuses the feasts in honor to the Lord Jesus. ● (2) Catholics honoring those holy people of God, called Saints because of their heroic faith and holiness and because most of them were martyred in faith.As you can read the whole passage of (Esther –21, 27–29) . just because he himself attended to feast at the first place . thus, there is nothing wrong in making or having and practicing a tradition, a church tradition for faith. thus, it is worthy to commemorate & honor their heroic deeds for Christian faith.● (2) on the other hand, anti-Catholics insist & claims that Jesus did not taught us for the feast, then why did Jesus instructs us for what we should to do when we give a feast? Luke (Good News Bible) “When you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind;” . John 5:1 (New International Version) “Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. and they’re our departed leaders in faith, the Saints. ● (3) the Lord gives glory to his Son, Jesus, and Jesus himself gives glory to us (men), as bible said: .Isaiah 25:6 (New American Bible) “On this mountain the Lord of hosts will provide for all peoples A FEAST OF RICH FOOD AND CHOICE WINES, JUICY, RICH FOOD and pure, choice wines. the “feast” is synonymous with “banquet” of various foods for eating & drinking that prepared for the friends. ● (2) the Catholic “feast” that made for the Saints, Mary, and Jesus is similarly comparable of what Abraham did, he made feast for Isaac. Genesis 21:8 (New American Bible) “Isaac grew, and on the day of the child’s weaning, Abraham held a great FEAST.” .so if we are preparing a banquets for a friends, why can’t we give also for the Saints, Mary, and Jesus? Genesis 21:8 (New Jerusalem Bible) “The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham gave a great BANQUET on the day Isaac was weaned.” . Because, Abraham gave thanks to the Lord through making “feast” for Isaac, because Isaac is a blessing child to Abraham which he waits for so long to have a son. Besides, if we read (Genesis ) we would found out that Abimelech knows that Isaac is blessed by the Lord, .