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Your Sabbath Questions Answered

Doesn't Colossians 2:14 wipe out the weekly Sabbath?

Let's first take a look at the apostle Paul's words in Colossians 2:14-17: "Having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross. ... So let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or sabbaths, which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ."

When some read about the sabbath days that were shadows and that passed away at the cross, they think that Paul was referring to the weekly Sabbath, the fourth of the Ten Commandments. Is this accurate? It's important to get this right, because our interpretation of the apostle's actual meaning ...

Are we still under the law?

This question - Are we still under the law? - is often asked in an effort to diminish the law of God in the life of the Christian. It is said, "Since we are not under law but under grace, we do not need to keep the Ten Commandments any longer."

But is this a valid point?

The Bible certainly does say that we are not under law, but does that imply that we are free from the obligation to obey it? The passage is found in Romans 6:14, 15: "Sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace."

How easily we could prevent confusion if we accepted exactly what the Bible says. Paul gives his own explanation of this ...

Shouldn't we keep Sunday in honor of the resurrection?

While many wonderful events in the Bible occurred on certain days of the week, there is no direct command from God to keep them holy.

For instance, Jesus died for our sins on a Friday. That is arguably the most significant event in all of history, marking the moment our death sentence was commuted and our opportunity for salvation assured. But not even one Bible text hints that we should observe this day of such great significance.

However, there is indeed a memorial of the resurrection commanded in the Bible, but it is not keeping Sunday holy. Instead, the apostle Paul wrote, "We were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the ...

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What Are Blue Laws?
Couldn't we rest on the Sabbath but worship on Sunday?
When God Said Remember
Did Jesus, in fulfilling the moral law, actually abolish it?
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Denominal Statements on the Sabbath

Denominational Statements on the Sabbath

There is nothing in Scripture that requires us to keep Sunday rather than Saturday as a holy day.
Harold Lindsell (editor), Christianity Today, Nov. 5, 1976