'To observe' stands for all aspects of the Word in general.
There are two kinds of feasts mentioned in the Bible. Some were held to commemorate specific, one-time events, such as the feast Abraham held to...
'The feast of weeks' signifies the implanting of truth in good.
Feast of tabernacles
The Feast of Tabernacles signifies the implantation of good by truths. The Feast of Tabernacles was instituted in memory of the most holy worship of...
'Ohalim' or 'tabernacles' signify the holy part of what is good.
The number 'seven' was considered holy, as is well known, because of the six days of creation, and the seventh, which is the celestial self,...
"Day" describes a state in which we are turned toward the Lord, and are receiving light (which is truth) and heat (which is a desire...
The word “corn” can be a bit tricky when looking at spiritual meanings, because there are two different Hebrew words with different meanings which are...
In Revelation 18:13, 'wine, oil, flour, and wheat' signify celestial principles of worship.
Feelings of joy and rejoicing flow from our affections, not from our thoughts. Some people might argue that that's not true, that you can rejoice...
Marriages in the Bible represent the union we all can have between the desire for good and the understanding of truth (or an understanding of...
Marriages among people – both in the Bible and in life – represent spiritual marriage. Women represent the desire to be good and to do...
'A sojourner' or 'stranger,' as in Matthew 25:32, signifies someone who is willing to be instructed.
The fatherless signify those who are in good without truth, and are desirous by truth to be led to good.
In Lamentations 2:8-9, 'wall,' 'rampart,' 'gates,' and 'bars' signify doctrines.