Answering Some Objections to Sabbath Observance

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In a previous post, I briefly sketched the Bible’s doctrine of the Sabbath day. Like nearly every doctrine of the Christian faith, the doctrine of the Sabbath is controversial among some Christians today. In this post, I’ll try to answer some of the most common objections to Sabbath observance. 1. New Testament Passages. Those who say Christians are…



A Case For Sabbath Observance

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This post will examine what the Bible teaches us about the time of public worship. We know that the Bible teaches us Who the assembled church should worship (in the first and second commandments), and it teaches us how to worship Him (in the second and third commands). But too few people understand that it also…



Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? Martin Bucer’s De Regno Christi

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include:Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians (Part 3), Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? (Part 2), Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? Henry Bullinger on the Sabbath (Part 1),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church (Part 3), Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 2),  Where is the Sabbath in the…



Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? (Part 3)- Martin Bucer

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*This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include: Pre-Puritan Sabbatarins? (Part 2), Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? Henry Bullinger on the Sabbath (Part 1),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church (Part 3), Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 2),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part…

 

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….



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…