The Sabbath is a sign of God’s relationship with his people, and I firmly believe that those who have put their faith in Yeshua and are sincerely longing for a closer relationship with the Father will also feel a pull toward keeping the Sabbath.
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, …
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The Bible says that those who love God will keep his commandments. So it seems to me that every Israelite who loves both God and his own life ought also to consider keeping the Sabbath a very important matter, and how can you keep it if you don’t even know what day it is?
If you encounter an apparent conflict in obeying God’s laws, he has already given us the standard which we are to follow. Choose the path which honors God first, then that which honors others, and finally that which honors ourselves. When you aren’t sure, choose life. All of God’s instructions are designed to restore us to right, healthy relationship with both God and man.
What is marriage? Can we make it whatever we want it to be? Or does God alone set the rules?
Have you ever been reading the Bible and think to yourself, “Hey! Didn’t I just read that a couple of verses up?”, again and again in the same passage, like a literary déjà vu? God’s Word doesn’t waste words, so you can be sure that there’s a reason for that repetition. Do any of these …
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There’s a growing dispensationalist belief among Christians that the Law of Moses is distinctly different from the Law of God and even that the Law of Moses is in some ways incompatible with the Law of God. I call this idea metanomianism, since I haven’t found another term for it. The Law of Moses, in …
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Matthew Sleeth is a former emergency room doctor who returned to the faith of his childhood during a time of personal crisis and eventually became a pastor. In the course of that journey, he discovered the personal value of the weekly Sabbath and wrote 24/6 to share how it changed his life. Dr. Sleeth gives …
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Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the most “Christian” of God’s Holy Convocations.
Tools to help you stay focused and productive in your Bible study, to help keep you from getting dragged into the weeds or becoming the instrument through which Satan causes someone else to fall. These will be simple, common-sense rules for Bible study.