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Sabbath In The Bible

Another day another post, the Sabbath in the bible. It is easy to argue based on philosophy etc when discussing the Sabbath but at the end of the day our rule of faith should be the bible. Other areas of study have their place but everything should be tested by the bible and if not […]

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Sabbath Meaning And Role

We have a rather unusual title for this post, it is “Sabbath meaning and role in this dispensation” or to put it in proper English, “what does the word Sabbath mean?”. The word Sabbath comes from the Hebrew word Shabbat which means rest. Shabbat is the word used as a verb when read in the […]

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Martin Luther and the Roman Catholic’s Sabbath Challenge

During the 1519 Leipzg debate between protestant reformer Martin Luther and the Vatican’s defender Dr John Eck¬† some interesting facts about the change of the sabbath came out. In the video below, Dr Dwight Nelson, Senior Pastor of Pioneer Memorial Church at Andrews University USA analyses this issue and what it means for modern Christians […]

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Ways On How To Keep The Sabbath Holy

How to keep the Sabbath as found in the fourth commandment is a question that has occupied God’s children since time immemorial. Nowadays this is especially true to Sabbath keeping churches such as Seventh-day Adventist and Seventh day Baptist churches. These two churches still observe the Sabbath on Saturday like the Jews and do not […]

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Promises Which Do Not Fail

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

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

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?

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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Sabbath Observance Among the Disciples

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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Christ’s Relation to the Sabbath

Not only did Jesus establish the seventh-day Sabbath during the first week of creation, but He observed it throughout His earthly ministry. This is not surprising, for Paul declares Him to be “the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8.) He was called “Lord also of the sabbath.” (Mark 2:28.) “If ye […]

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