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The Bible Sabbath

What day is the Bible Sabbath? Does justification by the grace of God through faith abolish its observance? Does the New Testament establish Sunday as the day to rest and worship our Creator? On the other hand, does it even matter whether we rest on Sunday, Saturday or any other day of the week? What things should and should not be done on the day of rest? At what time does the Sabbath begin and end? Is the day meant to be a legalistic burden or the freedom to dedicating ourselves to learning eternal spiritual principles?

It is very tempting for us to think of time, created by God, as something we own and therefore can do with it whatever we wish. The concept that our Creator not only owns but commands we use a particular twenty-four hour period, EACH WEEK, as HE wills (not us) strikes many as unrealistic or even legalistic. Resting and worshipping on the Bible Sabbath, however, is one of the primary ways mankind can acknowledge the Being who makes our lives possible and fellowship with the Creator who perfectly loves us.

Which day is it?

Why do people go to church on Sunday?
Did the apostle Paul conduct services on the first day of the week?
 
Which day is the Sabbath?
On which day did Jesus, his disciples and the early church worship God?
 
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Bible Studies

God's FIRST holy creation
What was man’s FIRST chance to imitate God? What was the beginning of God's great plan for Man?
 
Did captive Israelites still KEEP the Sabbath?
Did Israelites in Babylon still rest on the Biblically proscribed day?

The Number Seven

What is the JUBILEE YEAR?
How is the year of Jubilee related to debt, freedom and the ministry of Jesus?
 
How did number seven create the UNIVERSE?
How did God use the numbers, especially seven, to create EVERYTHING?
 
What does number seven MEAN in Scripture?
What is the link between the number seven and Jesus?
 

Sabbatarian History

How did we get Easter Sunday?
What is the TRUE origin of this holiday?
 

Keeping and Enjoying the day

What does it mean to keep the Sabbath?
How did Jesus expand on God's purpose for the day of rest? How do we prepare for it weekly?
 
When does God's rest begin and end?
Should it always start at the same time? Can someone truly keep the day in the ARTIC?

Directory of Sabbath-Observing Groups

Looking for a local fellowship or church that keeps the CORRECT day of rest instituted by God and reaffirmed by Jesus Christ? BibleStudy.org recommends this 326-page directory listing over 300 groups and more than 1,500 churches in the United States and other countries as THE source for finding like-minded believers to meet with!

Did you know . . . ?

The apostle John canonized the New Testament before he died around 100 A.D. Sheep are the most frequently mentioned animal in God's word. Only two Old Testament books are named after women, Ruth and Esther.

The 1535 A.D. Coverdale translation has been called by some the "Bug" translation because the fifth verse of Psalm 91 reads "Thou shalt not need to be afrayd for eny BUGGES by night."


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