Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 3)

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 2),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 1), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 2), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (part 1), Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus…



Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 2)

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 1), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 2), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (part 1), Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the…



Where is the Sabbath in the early church? (Part 1)

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 2), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbat (part 1), Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, an…



Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 2)

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbat (part 1), Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, an examination of the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance….



Book Mini-Reviews

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I am taking a short break in my series on the Sabbath to make a few comments on some books that I have been reading and interacting with lately. My goal is both to introduce some new (and not so new) books and to help readers avoid books that aren’t worth their time. I also hope…



Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 1)

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include:Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, an examination of the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance.   Accepting or rejecting the Sabbath as…



Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include:Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, an examination of the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance. Now that a brief survey of Sabbath throughout the canon has…



Paul and the Sabbath

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, an examination of the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance. Throughout the New Testament the Sabbath principle retains its binding status. However, Romans 14:5-6,…



Jesus and the Sabbath

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the OT, a look at God’s Rest as Prescriptive, and an examination of the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance. Jesus and the Sabbath There exists a lot of interpretive controversy around the Sabbath claims…



The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the Old Testament

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Today we continue our series on the Sabbath. Previously I have discussed the Sabbath as a Creation Ordinance and the prescriptive nature of God’s rest in Genesis 2. Now I want to discuss if it is proper to dismiss the 4th commandment as ‘ceremonial law.’ 1. The Unity of the Decalogue Image Credit Some want…