Sabbath
Summary: Most people can understand the reasoning behind nine of the Ten Commandments—don't kill, don't lie, don't steal. But what about the Sabbath Commandment? Why would God give such a law? Why should we follow it?
 
 
Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Colorado. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DSCN2842_campionchurch_e_600.jpg
What is the Seventh-Day Sabbath?
Most people can understand the reasoning behind nine of the Ten Commandments—don't kill, don't lie, don't steal. But what about the Sabbath Commandment? Why would God give such a law? Why should we follow it?
The Royal Seal Jesus and the Sabbath The Disciples and the Sabbath Colossians 2 and the Sabbath Eight Sabbath Texts
CC Marina Del Castell on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/marinadelcastell/8759235322/
Creation and the Sabbath
Since Creation, the Sabbath has been set apart as a day to reflect on God's power and love.
CC Joe Lanman on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/joelanman/366190064/in/photolist-ymPxN-ymQeG-ymGoF-yqQ1L-yt9Lw-4vez7Z-c6PW4o
The Weekly Cycle
What's so special about the seventh day, and what does that mean for the rest of the week?
Changing the Week? Was the First Week Literally Seven Days? What about Lunar Sabbaths?
Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Why Sunday?
Although it may not seem to matter on the surface, the Catholic change of the Sabbath from the seventh to first day of the week is in fact a blow against God's authority.
An Introduction to Why Sunday The Issue of Authority The Resurrection Question Constantine and the Sabbath Change Denominational Testimony Boasts of the Roman Church about Sunday Rome's Challenge
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Sabbath FAQ
Why the Sabbath? How do we keep it? What are some "dos" and "don'ts" of Sabbath-keeping? How about private study? Is it just legalism?