Should a Christian Attempt to Keep the Sabbath?

 

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G R A C E

The Law was given by Moses.

Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

The Sabbath was given only to the nation Israel.

The Christian under grace is not commanded to keep the Sabbath.

The Sabbath is part of the 613 laws given to Jewish Israel.

The Christian is not required to keep any of the 613 laws of Israel.

The dispensation of the Law lasted from Moses to the Cross.

The dispensation of Grace began at Pentecost, ends with Rapture.

The Sabbath was under the dispensation of the Law.

The Sabbath is not repeated under the dispensation of Grace.

The Ten Commandments were given to the nation Israel.

Nine of the 10 Commandments are repeated in Church letters.

The Sabbath was part of God's covenant with Israel.

The Sabbath is not repeated in the NT for the Christian to obey.

The penalty for breaking the Sabbath was death by stoning.

The NT doesn't name any penalties for Sabbath breakers.

The Sabbath was the last day of the week and a day of rest.

The church met on the first day of the week in the NT.

The Sabbath had its pattern after the creation week.

The first day of the week honors Christ's resurrection.

The Old Testament is replete with Sabbath keeping examples.

The Church letters do not have examples of Sabbath keepers.

Israel is a nation and could only keep the Sabbath as a nation.

The Church remembers the first day of the week, the Lord's Day.

Israel had a covenant relationship with God called the Mosaic Law.

Christians are not under the Law of Moses, but under Grace.

[Ex. 31:14; Numb. 15:32-36; Jn. 1:17; 20:1; Acts 20:7; Rom. 6:14; 14:5; Gal. 4:9-10; Col. 2:16-17; Rev. 1:10]

 

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of anholyday,

or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Colossians 2:16

 

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