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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How Was the Sabbath Changed?

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

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?

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

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

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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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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Why God Made The Sabbath

“The Sabbath was made for man,” Christ said. (Mark 2:27) God made the seventh day Sabbath to be a day of rest. After six days of toil the human body needs relaxation. To help meet the physical needs of man God set aside His rest day (Genesis 2:3) to be man’s rest day as well. “In […]

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How To Keep The Sabbath And Enjoy It- A Happy Sabbath

Since the Sabbath was introduced to man in the garden of Eden the devil has worked to make the Sabbath a dull day and a burden by the introduction of man made rules on Sabbath observance. The rules were so bad that when Christ came down to earth he had to remind us that the […]

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Sabbath And Sunday Worship

In this video, Pastor Doug Batchelor looks at the various reasons given by those who keep the Sabbath and those who keep Sunday. He analyses both sides of the debate and gives his take on the topic in a very interesting way. Even his suit is in two colors to represent both sides of this […]

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