Ways To Keep The Sabbath

22 January 2014

How to keep the Sabbath is  a question that has occupied God’s children since time immemorial. There are those who are very fanatical when it comes to keeping the Sabbath and others who are on the liberal side. When Christ was on earth, the Sabbath had been made a burden by man made rules that […]

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Promises Which Do Not Fail

15 September 2013

It is well for us to frequently refresh in our minds the never failing promises of God. The Apostle Peter call them “exceeding great and precious promises.” (2 Peter 1:4.) These promises are designed to help you and me as we try to serve God each day. When you face some overwhelming crisis, remember this […]

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Sabbath: Fathfulness Is Required

15 September 2013

Ben and Fred operated a service station in Lodi, California. For years the two men had been Sabbath-keepers, but since the oil company insisted that the station be open seven days a week, the two hired another man to operate the  business on Saturday. Business dwindled. A regional company official investigated. “You are not loyal […]

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God Honors the Obedient

15 September 2013

Bill Manley, a construction worker who kept the seventh-day Sabbath, had just started a new job. He worked hard and well, and his plates, his studdings, his rafters – whatever he made – he fashioned with utmost skill and thoroughness. He worked with a silent prayer that God would help him be a good craftsman. […]

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Which Is Safe, Scripture or Tradition?

07 September 2013

When we face a decision whether to accept the Holy Scriptures or man’s tradition as a source of religious authority, what should our decision be? When Peter and the other apostles faced this question before the Jerusalem Council in Jerusalem, they knew the answer, even though it meant imprisonment and suffering, perhaps even death itself: […]

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How Was the Sabbath Changed?

06 September 2013

If Christ and His followers did not change the Sabbath, how then did the “change” come about? The Roman Catholic Church answers the question for us: “The [Catholic] Church changed the observance of the Sabbath to Sunday by right of the divine, infallible authority given to her by her founder, Jesus Christ. The Protestant, claiming […]

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The First Day (Sunday)Texts

06 September 2013

A re the scriptures filled with refereces to observance of the first instead of the seventh day of the week? The first day of the week is mentioned only eight times in the New Testament. The first five of these – Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:1,2,9; Luke 24:1; John 20:1 – are merely factual accounts of […]

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Was the Sabbath Changed?

06 September 2013

Many Christians today believe that the Sabbath was changed from the seventh to the first day of the week. Here is a statement on this problem by one such individual: “After the resurrection, we find the followers of our Lord doing all that believers in God did on the Sabbath day and more,….but now they […]

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Sabbath Observance Among the Disciples

06 September 2013

After the Lord of the Sabbath laid down His life and was resting in the tomb, what did His disciples – those who were nearest to Him in His life of labor for others-do during the hours of the sabbath following the crucifixion? Luke recorded part of the answer to this question. “It was Friday, […]

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Sabbath Facts

05 September 2013

Many clergymen from churches which observe the first day of the week freely agree that there are no Bible grounds for Sunday observance. James Cardinal Gibbons wrote, “You may read the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, and you will not find a single line authorizing the sanctification  of Sunday. The scriptures enforce the religious observance […]

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