by Jefferson David Tant Those who claim that the Sabbath (Saturday) is the day God has ordained from the beginning certainly believe that their claims are based on Scripture, and vigorously defend their belief and practice. But a careful examination of the Scriptures shows a problem with the arguments they make to support the practice…

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Question: Why do most Christians call Sunday the Lord’s day?  I was reading through a Bible and was surprised to find in Matthew 12:8 that Jesus Himself  says…”For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”  If Jesus says He is Lord of the Sabbath wouldn’t that make Sabbath — which was Saturday as…

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Question: You refer to Jeremiah 31:31 as a proof text to prove that it is no longer necessary to keep the Sabbath. Have you noticed who the New Covenant is made with? It is with the House of Israel and the House of Judah. Paul cites this in Hebrew 8:8 also. If you don’t belong…

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Question: Thanks for taking the time to reply.  Sorry about my first email; I know it was a bit full-on and probably not in the best tone.  I grew up in churches of Christ and sometimes find it hard to understand the logic and get frustrated, bitter, etc.  Your position makes sense to me and is…

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Question: Does “remember the Sabbath day” imply that the Sabbath day was observed prior to the giving of the Ten Commandments? Answer: The Sabbath day was observed prior to the giving of the Law. When God gave the Israelites manna, He told them to gather the manna for six days, but not to gather on…

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Question: It seems to me that you would find any mention of the first day of the week and anything that happened on that day is used to support the idea of worshiping on Sunday. Mainstream Christianity worships on Sunday only because the Roman Catholic Church and Emperor Constantine changed the day of worship to…

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Question: Acts 20:7 says nothing about worship, rest, or the Sabbath, let alone indicating it was a new commandment to worship on that day. Answer: “Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul, ready to depart the next day, spoke to them and continued his message until…

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