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Hey Papa a few more comments...

Referring to

Matthew 15
3,
But he answered and said unto them, WHY DO YOU TRANSGRESS THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD BY YOUR TRADITION? <Jesus is asking the question WHY ARE YOU BREAKING God's Commandment by following your own tradition>
4, For GOD COMMANDED, saying, HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (5th Commandment) : and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
5, But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
6, And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free.
THUS HAVE YOU MADE THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD OF NONE EFFECT BY YOUR TRADITION.
7,
Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
8, This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
9, But IN VAIN THEY DO WORSHIP ME TEACHING FOR DONTRINES THE COMMANDMENTS OF MEN.

LoveGodsWord said: Now it is very clear here in the Words of Jesus himself that if we break God's Commandments by following our own traditions, Jesus says we are NOT following God.
Well, it's not clear to me He is saying that. Talk of the Law when He's addressing a Jewish audience doesn't mean that His words are meant for Believers. It's all about context IMO.
Not sure why you are saying this section would you like to explain your point further? Reason why I ask this is that breaking God's 10 Commandments is SIN correct (Romans 3:20; 7:7; James 2:8:12; 1 John 3:4). God's people were following a man made tradition that was breaking God's Commandments by breaking the 5th Commandment. All through the OLD and NEW Testament the judgements of God have ONLY ever been given to mankind because of SIN (happy to provide scripture just let me know). As it has been in the past so shall it be in the future. KNOWN SIN will keep all those who practice it OUT of God's KINGDOM because by doing this you rejecte the GIFT of God's dear son (Romans 6:23; Hebrews 10:26-27).

Jesus says himself in v9 But IN VAIN THEY DO WORSHIP ME TEACHING FOR DONTRINES THE COMMANDMENTS OF MEN. The Greek word VAIN here is G3155 μάτην maten (ma'-teen) adv.1. folly. 2. (adverbially) to no purpose, futilely. CONTEXT is "IT IS FUTILE (no purpose) in WORSHIPING GOD while following man made traditions that BREAK THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD.

So yep seems like Jesus is very clear here and means what he says....
 
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Everything in the Ten Commandments are repeated in the NT except the Sabbath. It's not taught anywhere in the NT. If it were so important, you'd think it would be covered.
Isnt what your posting here in disagreement with what you have posted in POST # 185 (linked)? The statement above is not true. God's 4th Commandment is repeated all through the NEW and the OLD Testament scriptures not to mention all the scriptures of the collective 10 Commandments. (Scripture support linked HERE # 1; HERE #2; and HERE #3)

Lot of scripture presented in the links there that disagree with what you have said above.
 
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In the days of Jesus they were still under the Law and not under Grace. That's a huge difference. Now we are under a New Covenant. Not the Law, but Grace. That doesn't mean that God's Law (I'm now not speaking of the Ten Commandments) can be broken. Jesus offered us many commandments and said if we love Him we'd keep His commandments. Love one another. Be a servant. Share the love of Christ to the unfortunate of the world. We could make a huge list from the many things Jesus commanded. But only to the Jews did he speak of the Law.
For me Papa the term to be "Under the LAW" has a different meaning. To be "Under the LAW" means to be convicted and guilty of breaking it by committing SIN. As it is written...

Rom 3,
19,
Now we know that what things soever the law said, it said to them who are UNDER THE LAW: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. (Why?)

God's LAW is the KNOWLEDGE of SIN and RIGHTEOUSNESS (Romans 3:20; Ps 119:172) as it is written wheather someone KNOWS God's LAW or not the outcome is still the same. There are consequences for breaking it.

Rom
2,
For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;

I BELIEVE we are ONLY SAVED by GRACE through FAITH and not of ourselvers it is a GIFT of GOD and NOT OF WORKS lest any man should boast. (Ephe 2:8).

There is NOTHING we can do to save ourselves or earn our salvation we are sinners in need of a Saviour to save us from SIN. This is the purpose of God's LAW (10 Commandments). They lead us to Christ that we can be forgiven as we have FAITH in his WORD (the Gospel)

But Jesus does more. He does not save us IN SIN to continue in SIN, we have a Saviour that has the POWER of creation to SAVE US FROM SIN so we no longer need to Continue in it.

The NEW COVENANT IS INDEED LOVE but LOVE is NOT SEPARATE to God's 10 Commandments because it is ONLY through LOVE that God fulfills his LAW in all those who by FAITH BELIEVE in HIS promises.... (Scripture support linked click)

2 Pet 1
4.
Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Many do not know what GRACE and FAITH are for.....

Rom 1
5,
By whom we have received GRACE and apostleship, FOR OBEDIENCE TO THE FAITH among all nations, for his name

and faith...

Rom 3
31,
Do we then make void the law through FAITH? GOD FORBID: YES, WE ESTABLISH THE LAW

Just my thought Papa what do you think? I like your attitude as well. It's nice to be able to discuss God's Word in a friendly and open manner and search the scriptures together. Thanks for being friendly and open
 

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts Papa Zoom, I enjoy talking to you. Some questions and comments witten below for your consideration below....



If you BELIEVE that Matthew 15:3-9 is only written for Jew and not for anyone else then how do you reconclide God's Word that says; All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works. (2 Tim 3:16)
Well I didn't say written only to the Jew. It's a recording of the words of Jesus when addressing the Jews. Such a message would have zero relevance to a gentile.

And it doesn't follow logically that since all Scripture is given by inspiration etc that we follow everything written. Some things are specifically addressing Christians and some are not. Are we to stone adulterers then? That is Scripture? Where is the line drawn?

I do not think that observing the Sabbath, in the way the Jews were instructed to observe it, is for a NT Christian.

again..

Man does not LIVE by bread alone but by EVERY WORD that proceeds out of the mouth of God
(Matt 4:4)
My answer here would be the same as above.


and again..

Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come (1 Cor 10:11).
I'm not seeing how in context this has anything to do with a command to continue the OT observance of Sabbath.
Do you not agree that Mattew 15:3-9 is the Word of God that is written for us?
All Scripture is written for us - for our benefit. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. This verse has nothing to do with us. It's not a promise to us. It's not written to us. If we claim it, we are misusing Scripture. So your argument fails on the point that just because it's recorded in the Bible, it's for us to observe or claim and think of as if it was written to us. It's just not the case.

Some further questions that may help the discussion....

Who is Israel or the Jews under the NEW COVENANT? (scripture support here linked)

Who is the NEW Covenant written for and what is the NEW COVENANT? (Hebrews 8:10-12)

I believe it is the WORD of God and we are to BELIEVE and follow it because God wrote it for us.

Just some thought Papa let me know what you think?
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Hey Papa a few more comments...

Referring to

Matthew 15
3,
But he answered and said unto them, WHY DO YOU TRANSGRESS THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD BY YOUR TRADITION? <Jesus is asking the question WHY ARE YOU BREAKING God's Commandment by following your own tradition>
4, For GOD COMMANDED, saying, HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (5th Commandment) : and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
5, But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
6, And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free.
THUS HAVE YOU MADE THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD OF NONE EFFECT BY YOUR TRADITION.
7,
Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
8, This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
9, But IN VAIN THEY DO WORSHIP ME TEACHING FOR DONTRINES THE COMMANDMENTS OF MEN.



Not sure why you are saying this section would you like to explain your point further? Reason why I ask this is that breaking God's 10 Commandments is SIN correct (Romans 3:20; 7:7; James 2:8:12; 1 John 3:4). God's people were following a man made tradition that was breaking God's Commandments by breaking the 5th Commandment. All through the OLD and NEW Testament the judgements of God have ONLY ever been given to mankind because of SIN (happy to provide scripture just let me know). As it has been in the past so shall it be in the future. KNOWN SIN will keep all those who practice it OUT of God's KINGDOM because by doing this you rejecte the GIFT of God's dear son (Romans 6:23; Hebrews 10:26-27).

Jesus says himself in v9 But IN VAIN THEY DO WORSHIP ME TEACHING FOR DONTRINES THE COMMANDMENTS OF MEN. The Greek word VAIN here is G3155 μάτην maten (ma'-teen) adv.1. folly. 2. (adverbially) to no purpose, futilely. CONTEXT is "IT IS FUTILE (no purpose) in WORSHIPING GOD while following man made traditions that BREAK THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD.

So yep seems like Jesus is very clear here and means what he says....
Because in context, this was Jesus addressing the Jews. We can learn from them. But you cannot make a case for the Sabbath with these verses. Not in any way I can see.
 

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Isnt what your posting here in disagreement with what you have posted in POST # 185 (linked)? The statement above is not true. God's 4th Commandment is repeated all through the NEW and the OLD Testament scriptures not to mention all the scriptures of the collective 10 Commandments. (Scripture support linked HERE # 1; HERE #2; and HERE #3)

Lot of scripture presented in the links there that disagree with what you have said above.
You're now giving me too many messages to respond to. Bite size pieces are best.

I'm simply stating a fact. The NT doesn't address the Sabbath. As to the other commandments, God has a universal law that applies beyond the parameters of the written Law. That's how the other commandments would apply. They simply repeat this universal law.

As for the Sabbath, there are many sympathetic voice for observing the Sabbath among Protestant leaders but not for the reasons you cite. God knows us best and we need rest. We also need to take time out to center on Him. We get this day or rest not from the Ten Commandments but from the creation account.

Now did God actually rest on the 7th day? No. He ceased something. I'm studying this and have yet to fully work this out. God doesn't get tired and doesn't need to rest like we humans do. I'm comfortable with teaching the need of a Sabbath as we are created to need rest. It's a wise man who gives his body and mind a rest. But not observing an official Sabbath is not a sin as it's not required for NT Christians. There's no written command to this effect.
 

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Just my thought Papa what do you think? I like your attitude as well. It's nice to be able to discuss God's Word in a friendly and open manner and search the scriptures together. Thanks for being friendly and open
To make it easier, we need to keep your replies to me down to one or two posts at a time. 5 is too many. One is best. Two at most. ;)
 
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Hi Papa,

Sorry I have been away for a bit so can only pop in when I can. Perhaps it might be good to consider some questions. Let me know your thoughts?

SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SABBATH! DO YOU KNOW THE ANSWERS?

Please find the scripture in God's WORD that says......

1. That God's 4th commandments 7th day Sabbath has been abolished?

2. That Jesus is a Sabbath?

3. The Sabbath (seventh day) was ever changed from the seventh to the first day of the week?

4. Where we are told to keep the first day of the week holy?

5. Where the first day of the week (Sunday) is ever called a holy day?

6. That says that Jesus ever kept the first day (Sunday)?

7. That tells us to keep the first day in honour of the resurrection of Christ?

8. Where the first day is ever given any sacred name?

9. That affirms that any of the apostles ever kept the first day as the Sabbath?

10. From any apostolic writings that authorizes Sunday observance as the Sabbath of God?

11. Where we are told not to work on the first day of the week?

12. That says the seventh day is no longer God's Sabbath day?

13. That says the seventh day Sabbath is ABOLISHED?

14. Where the apostles ever taught any convert to keep the first day of the week as a Sabbath?

15. Where the first day was ever appointed to be kept as the Lord's Day?

16. Where the first day of the week is ever called the Lord's Day?

17. That says that the first day of the week was ever sanctified and hallowed as a day of rest?

18. That says that the Father or the Son (Jesus) rested on the first day of the week?

19. That says that Jesus, Paul or any other of the apostles taught anyone to observe the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

20. That calls the seventh day the “Jewish Sabbath” or one text that calls Sunday the “Christian Sabbath”?

21. Telling man to keep the first day of the week holy or to worship or rest on the first day of the week?

22. Authorizing anyone to set aside God's Sabbath and observe any other day?

23. Showing any of the apostles keeping the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

24. Authorizing

someone to set aside the fourth Commandment and observe any other day of the week?

25. Where any apostle taught us to keep the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

26. Declaring that the seventh day is no longer the Eternal Sabbath day?

27. Where Sunday is now appointed to be kept as the New Testament Sabbath or holy day?

If you cannot answer any of the above, who should we obey God or man? Something to seriously pray about my dear friends.

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God's 4th commandment is one of the ten (Exodus 20:8-11) If we knowingly break it when God asks us not to we stand guilty before God of committing sin (James 2:8-12). If we do not seek him in repentance and forgiveness we are in danger of the Judgement (Hebrews 10:26-27)

Sunday worship is a tradition and teaching of man that has led many to break the commandments of God. Jesus says that if we follow the traditions of man that break the commandments of God we are not following God (Matthew 15:3-9)

There is not one scripture in all of God's Word that says that God's 4th Commandment is now ABOLISHED and we are now commanded to KEEP Sunday as a Holy day.

Who should we follow the teachings and traditions of men or the Word of God? Who should we believe the Words of men or the Word of God?

In times of ignorance God winks at but now ,<when a KNOWLEDGE of the truth has come> calls all men everywhere to REPENT (FOLLOW) (Acts 17:30-31).
 
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Hi Papa,

Sorry I have been away for a bit so can only pop in when I can. Perhaps it might be good to consider some questions. Let me know your thoughts?

SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SABBATH! DO YOU KNOW THE ANSWERS?

Please find the scripture in God's WORD that says......

1. That God's 4th commandments 7th day Sabbath has been abolished?

2. That Jesus is a Sabbath?

3. The Sabbath (seventh day) was ever changed from the seventh to the first day of the week?

4. Where we are told to keep the first day of the week holy?

5. Where the first day of the week (Sunday) is ever called a holy day?

6. That says that Jesus ever kept the first day (Sunday)?

7. That tells us to keep the first day in honour of the resurrection of Christ?

8. Where the first day is ever given any sacred name?

9. That affirms that any of the apostles ever kept the first day as the Sabbath?

10. From any apostolic writings that authorizes Sunday observance as the Sabbath of God?

11. Where we are told not to work on the first day of the week?

12. That says the seventh day is no longer God's Sabbath day?

13. That says the seventh day Sabbath is ABOLISHED?

14. Where the apostles ever taught any convert to keep the first day of the week as a Sabbath?

15. Where the first day was ever appointed to be kept as the Lord's Day?

16. Where the first day of the week is ever called the Lord's Day?

17. That says that the first day of the week was ever sanctified and hallowed as a day of rest?

18. That says that the Father or the Son (Jesus) rested on the first day of the week?

19. That says that Jesus, Paul or any other of the apostles taught anyone to observe the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

20. That calls the seventh day the “Jewish Sabbath” or one text that calls Sunday the “Christian Sabbath”?

21. Telling man to keep the first day of the week holy or to worship or rest on the first day of the week?

22. Authorizing anyone to set aside God's Sabbath and observe any other day?

23. Showing any of the apostles keeping the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

24. Authorizing

someone to set aside the fourth Commandment and observe any other day of the week?

25. Where any apostle taught us to keep the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

26. Declaring that the seventh day is no longer the Eternal Sabbath day?

27. Where Sunday is now appointed to be kept as the New Testament Sabbath or holy day?

If you cannot answer any of the above, who should we obey God or man? Something to seriously pray about my dear friends.

...........................

God's 4th commandment is one of the ten (Exodus 20:8-11) If we knowingly break it when God asks us not to we stand guilty before God of committing sin (James 2:8-12). If we do not seek him in repentance and forgiveness we are in danger of the Judgement (Hebrews 10:26-27)

Sunday worship is a tradition and teaching of man that has led many to break the commandments of God. Jesus says that if we follow the traditions of man that break the commandments of God we are not following God (Matthew 15:3-9)

There is not one scripture in all of God's Word that says that God's 4th Commandment is now ABOLISHED and we are now commanded to KEEP Sunday as a Holy day.

Who should we follow the teachings and traditions of men or the Word of God? Who should we believe the Words of men or the Word of God?

In times of ignorance God winks at but now ,<when a KNOWLEDGE of the truth has come> calls all men everywhere to REPENT (FOLLOW) (Acts 17:30-31).
Do you believe it is a sin, not to observe the Sabbath according to the law of Moses, which says -


14 You shall keep the Sabbath, therefore, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people. 15 Work shall be done for six days, but the seventh is the Sabbath of rest, holy to the Lord. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. 16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant. Exodus 31:14-16







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Hi Papa,

Sorry I have been away for a bit so can only pop in when I can. Perhaps it might be good to consider some questions. Let me know your thoughts?

SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SABBATH! DO YOU KNOW THE ANSWERS?

Please find the scripture in God's WORD that says......

1. That God's 4th commandments 7th day Sabbath has been abolished?

2. That Jesus is a Sabbath?

3. The Sabbath (seventh day) was ever changed from the seventh to the first day of the week?

4. Where we are told to keep the first day of the week holy?

5. Where the first day of the week (Sunday) is ever called a holy day?

6. That says that Jesus ever kept the first day (Sunday)?

7. That tells us to keep the first day in honour of the resurrection of Christ?

8. Where the first day is ever given any sacred name?

9. That affirms that any of the apostles ever kept the first day as the Sabbath?

10. From any apostolic writings that authorizes Sunday observance as the Sabbath of God?

11. Where we are told not to work on the first day of the week?

12. That says the seventh day is no longer God's Sabbath day?

13. That says the seventh day Sabbath is ABOLISHED?

14. Where the apostles ever taught any convert to keep the first day of the week as a Sabbath?

15. Where the first day was ever appointed to be kept as the Lord's Day?

16. Where the first day of the week is ever called the Lord's Day?

17. That says that the first day of the week was ever sanctified and hallowed as a day of rest?

18. That says that the Father or the Son (Jesus) rested on the first day of the week?

19. That says that Jesus, Paul or any other of the apostles taught anyone to observe the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

20. That calls the seventh day the “Jewish Sabbath” or one text that calls Sunday the “Christian Sabbath”?

21. Telling man to keep the first day of the week holy or to worship or rest on the first day of the week?

22. Authorizing anyone to set aside God's Sabbath and observe any other day?

23. Showing any of the apostles keeping the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

24. Authorizing

someone to set aside the fourth Commandment and observe any other day of the week?

25. Where any apostle taught us to keep the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

26. Declaring that the seventh day is no longer the Eternal Sabbath day?

27. Where Sunday is now appointed to be kept as the New Testament Sabbath or holy day?

If you cannot answer any of the above, who should we obey God or man? Something to seriously pray about my dear friends.

...........................

God's 4th commandment is one of the ten (Exodus 20:8-11) If we knowingly break it when God asks us not to we stand guilty before God of committing sin (James 2:8-12). If we do not seek him in repentance and forgiveness we are in danger of the Judgement (Hebrews 10:26-27)

Sunday worship is a tradition and teaching of man that has led many to break the commandments of God. Jesus says that if we follow the traditions of man that break the commandments of God we are not following God (Matthew 15:3-9)

There is not one scripture in all of God's Word that says that God's 4th Commandment is now ABOLISHED and we are now commanded to KEEP Sunday as a Holy day.

Who should we follow the teachings and traditions of men or the Word of God? Who should we believe the Words of men or the Word of God?

In times of ignorance God winks at but now ,<when a KNOWLEDGE of the truth has come> calls all men everywhere to REPENT (FOLLOW) (Acts 17:30-31).
Great, a non pity assignment. I'll take a peak later today. Be blessed!
 
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SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SABBATH

Are you able to answer these questions....................

1. That God's 4th commandments 7th day Sabbath has been abolished?

2. That Jesus is a Sabbath?

3. The Sabbath (seventh day) was ever changed from the seventh to the first day of the week?

4. Where we are told to keep the first day of the week holy?

5. Where the first day of the week (Sunday) is ever called a holy day?

6. That says that Jesus ever kept the first day (Sunday)?

7. That tells us to keep the first day in honour of the resurrection of Christ?

8. Where the first day is ever given any sacred name?

9. That affirms that any of the apostles ever kept the first day as the Sabbath?

10. From any apostolic writings that authorizes Sunday observance as the Sabbath of God?

11. Where we are told not to work on the first day of the week?

12. That says the seventh day is no longer God's Sabbath day?

13. That says the seventh day Sabbath is ABOLISHED?

14. Where the apostles ever taught any convert to keep the first day of the week as a Sabbath?

15. Where the first day was ever appointed to be kept as the Lord's Day?

16. Where the first day of the week is ever called the Lord's Day?

17. That says that the first day of the week was ever sanctified and hallowed as a day of rest?

18. That says that the Father or the Son (Jesus) rested on the first day of the week?

19. That says that Jesus, Paul or any other of the apostles taught anyone to observe the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

20. That calls the seventh day the “Jewish Sabbath” or one text that calls Sunday the “Christian Sabbath”?

21. Telling man to keep the first day of the week holy or to worship or rest on the first day of the week?

22. Authorizing anyone to set aside God's Sabbath and observe any other day?

23. Showing any of the apostles keeping the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

24. Authorizing someone to set aside the fourth Commandment and observe any other day of the week?

25. Where any apostle taught us to keep the first day of the week as the Sabbath?

26. Declaring that the seventh day is no longer the Eternal Sabbath day?

27. Where Sunday is now appointed to be kept as the New Testament Sabbath or holy day?

If you cannot answer any of the above, who should we obey God or man? Something to seriously pray about my friend.

...........................

God's 4th commandment is one of the ten (Exodus 20:8-11) If we knowingly break it when God asks us not to we stand guilty before God of committing sin (James 2:8-12). If we do not seek him in repentance and forgiveness we are in danger of the Judgement (Hebrews 10:26-27)

If we brake any of God's commandments it is showing we do not LOVE God or our fellow man...

Thie is why Jesus says....... If you LOVE me keep my COMMANDMENTS (John 14:15;15:10)

In times of ignorance God winks at but now calls all men every where to REPENT for the KINGDOM of HEAVEN is at HAND (Acts 17:30-31)
Hi Love, All of the 10 commandments were meant to show God's standards. The whole law is a law of Condemnation. The law was given to condemn mans sins against God. (Rom. 5:12-21) It was never a law to make a man righteous...because, no man can keep the law. The glorious commandments of God that condemned man had a purpose, and we are to uphold the law. So, how do you uphold the Law of God (if we are not under the law, but under grace Rom. 6:14?) You let the law do what it was intended to do, and that was to condemn sin in sinful man and turn him to Christ. (Rom. 7:7-14). So, if you use the Law to stand before God as righteous by keeping the Sabbath (The Sabbath was not a day of worship but simply a day of rest for man and animal) but break any of the other 9 commandments, then you are still condemned. But we are now under the Law of Christ Who has given us His Spirit. If you want to worship God on the Sabbath, that is fine, but if you worship God on the Sabbath to please God by obedience to the Law, Then Christ is no avail to you, The same applies to tithing under the law. It is all right to tithe if that is what you want to do, But if you tithe expecting something in return or under the law of tithing, the you have put yourself under the law.. For you have decided to present your righteousness to God through law instead of the freedom we have in Christ (Rom. 14:5-7) (Gal. 4:9-11; 5:1-2). No one changed the law, The Jew'a kept the Sabbath and all feast days, but not to keep their salvation, it was a Jewish right, memorials and traditions. But the church usually met on the first day of the week together. (1 Cor.16:1-3). Please study the Scriptures.
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