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Your Sabbath Questions Answered

Hasn't the calendar been changed?
Actually, we can be positive that our seventh day is the same day Jesus observed when He was here on Earth - the day He kept every week as the Sabbath. (See Luke 4:16.) The days of the week have never been confused. Here's why some people ask this question ...

Before 1582, the world went by the Julian calendar, named for the Roman Emperor Julius Caesar, who implemented it in 46 BC. The Julian calendar had calculated that it takes the earth 365-¼ days to orbit the sun. However, it actually takes about eleven minutes less than that. Those eleven minutes accumulated each year until, by 1582, the calendar was 10 days out of harmony with the solar system.

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Can’t we keep holy any day of the week?
Upon tables of stone God wrote the great, unchanging law of the ages. Every word was serious and meaningful. Not one line was ambiguous or mysterious. Christians and non-Christians, educated and uneducated, have no problem understanding the simple, clear words of the Ten Commandments. God meant what He said and said what He meant.

Most of the ten begin with the same words: "You shall not," but right in the heart of the law, we find the fourth commandment introduced with the word "Remember." Why is this one different? God was commanding His people to call something to memory that existed but had been forgotten. Genesis describes the origin of the Sabbath ...
Doesn’t Hebrews 4 mean Jesus is our Sabbath rest?
Some teach that Hebrews 4 defines the seventh-day Sabbath commandment in the Decalogue as a shadow-type law pointing forward to a spiritual rest in Christ. They view the Sabbath in the same way the Old Testament sacrifices pointed forward to Christ's atoning death on the cross. They teach that once we have found "spiritual rest" in Christ, we no longer need to observe the Sabbath day, and that keeping the seventh day is a form of bondage and an act of personal works.

It is true that the primary message of Hebrews 4 is to emphasize the believer's rest of grace. The main point in Hebrews 3:7-4:11 ...

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Did Jesus, in fulfilling the moral law, actually abolish it?
Is it necessary to go to church on the Sabbath?
Isn't obedience legalism?
The evidence that the early church switched the Sabbath is, at best, circumstantial and, ultimately, unsubstantiated. See why...
The Blessings of the Sabbath
What other denominations say about the Sabbath
The Day of the Sun
Sabbath-Keeping Christians in Ghana Face Voting Challenges
Denominal Statements on the Sabbath

Denominational Statements on the Sabbath

BAPTIST
There was never any formal or authoritative change from the Jewish seventh-day Sabbath to the Christian first-day observance.
WILLIAM OWEN CARVER, The Lord's Day in Our Day, page 49.