Did the festivals merely typify and foreshadow Christ? Are animal sacrifices and a temple necessary to observe the holy days? Does God really "hate" the very feast days he originated? If observing the festivals means returning "to the weak and beggarly elements" of bondage, why did Paul himself observe them (Acts 18:21; 20:16) and order the gentiles to "keep the feast" (1 Cor. 5:8)? Doesn't Romans 14:5-6 tell us that all days are the same? Are the festivals to be kept holy forever (Ex. 12:14,17,24)?