Category Archives: Sabbath

Should We Keep the Sabbath? ( Part 4)

In this lesson we shift from considering some common arguments for observing the Sabbath, to some arguments against binding the Sabbath on men living today. Arguments Against 1.  Let no one judge. Colossians 2:16-17 reads, “So let no one judge … Continue reading

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Should We Keep the Sabbath (Part 3)

In this lesson, we will continue to consider some common arguments for observing the Sabbath. Arguments For 16.  He added No More.  After The Ten Commandments were set forth (Deuteronomy 5:1-21), we are told that, “He added no more” (Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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Should We Keep the Sabbath? (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to consider some common arguments for observing the Sabbath. Arguments For 11.  Another Rest Not Mentioned This argument is based on Hebrews 4:8, which reads, “For if Joshua had given them rest, then He … Continue reading

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Should We Keep the Sabbath? (Part 1)

What is the Sabbath?  The Hebrew word in its verbal for means “cease; desist” (BDBG).  The Israelites were instructed that they were to keep a weekly Sabbath on the seventh day of the week (Exodus 20:8-11; Deuteronomy 5:12-15).  No ordinary … Continue reading

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Matthew 12:1-8 – Situation Ethics?

“At that time Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath.  And His disciples were hungry, and began to pluck the heads of grain and to eat.  And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, ‘Look, Your … Continue reading

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The Work Week

God outlined the work week for Israel.  He said, “Six days shalt thou labour, But the seventh day thou shalt not do any work” (Exodus 20:9-10; Deuteronomy 5:13-14).  At least, three important points are taught here: (1) God expected them … Continue reading

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