What Scripture Says About...

GOLDEN BOOK © Andrei Contiu | Dreamstime.comIn our popular "What Scripture Says About" series, we perform comprehensive word studies of Scripture to uncover the Biblically-accurate meanings of various concepts and align our understanding of the Word with the One Who wrote it.

What will you do with the answers once you have them?

 

dreamstime s 21348108 300When we are asked to do something or to believe something in regards to Scripture, we should always be like the Bereans and test everything against Scripture itself (Acts 17:11)... the whole of Scripture (2 Timothy 3:16-17). If a person feels "led by the spirit" to speak, behave, or believe a certain way, they should test that spirit (1 John 4:1) to determine whether or not that spirit is in agreement with Scripture.

Let us take a journey together through Scripture and see what it says about the matter of the armor of G-d.  As we go, may we say, believe, and do what is right, be merciful in our speech and actions, and walk humbly with the Lord (Micah 6:8).

When we are asked by leaders in our congregations to do something or to believe something in regards to Scripture, we should always be like the Bereans and test everything against Scripture itself (Acts 17:11)... the whole of Scripture (2 Tim 3:16-17). If a person feels "led by the spirit" to speak, behave, or believe a certain way, they should test that spirit (1 John 4:1) and see whether what that spirit is telling them to do agrees or disagrees with Scripture.

Let us take a journey together through Scripture and see what it says about the matter of the Sabbath... a "walk in the Word" so to speak. As we take this walk, may we say, believe, and do what is right, be merciful in our speech and actions, and walk humbly with the Lord (Micah 6:8).

If you find a verse that is not referenced regarding the Sabbath and think it should be, please contact the author.

Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible (NASB) unless otherwise noted. Bolded text or other emphases in the Scriptural references are the author's.

If you have not done so already, you may want to read the introduction to this study.

Let's start with the first reference in Scripture to the Sabbath:

When we are asked by leaders in our congregations to do something or to believe something in regards to Scripture, we should always be like the Bereans and test everything against Scripture itself (Acts 17:11)... the whole of Scripture (2 Tim 3:16-17). If a person feels "led by the spirit" to speak, behave, or believe a certain way, they should test that spirit (1 John 4:1) and see whether what that spirit is telling them to do is in agreement or disagreement with Scripture.

Let us take a journey together through Scripture and see what it says about the matter of the Sabbath... a "walk in the Word" so to speak. As we take this walk, may we say, believe, and do what is right, be merciful in our speech and actions, and walk humbly with the Lord (Micah 6:8).

If you find a verse that is not referenced regarding the Sabbath and think it should be, please contact the author.

Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible (NASB) unless otherwise noted. Bolded text or other emphases in the Scriptural references are the author's.

This is the summary of an exhaustive examination of what Scripture says about the Sabbath. 

You may want to read the introduction to this series if you have not done so already.

There is also a question and answer article available.

dreamstime 8354022 300When we are asked by leaders in our congregations to do something or to believe something in regards to Scripture, we should always be like the Bereans and test everything against Scripture itself (Acts 17:11)... the whole of Scripture (2 Tim 3:16-17). If a person feels "led by the spirit" to speak, behave, or believe a certain way, they should test that spirit (1 John 4:1) and see whether what that spirit is telling them to do agrees or disagrees with Scripture.

We have taken a journey together through Scripture and seen what it says about the matter of the Sabbath... a "walk in the Word" so to speak.

If you find a verse that is not referenced regarding the Sabbath and think it should be, please contact the author.

 

This is the conclusion of a series of articles:

The Sabbath- An Introduction

The Sabbath- An Exhaustive Examination of Scripture

The Sabbath- Examination Summary

 

Using the information found in the examination mentioned above, the Psalm11918.org team has answered the following questions regarding the Sabbath.  If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact us!

Please note that, as with any questions about matters of faith, G-d is our ultimate source for answers.  If there is any ambiguity or lack of explanation in Scripture then it is likely there to drive us to Him Who has all the answers (John 16:30).

 

KIDDUSH CUP, SHOFAR, AND PRAYER SHAWL © Robert Pears | iStockPhotoThe weekly Sabbath is a wonderful gift from our Creator.  It is a time of peace, serenity, tranquility, and security: a time of abiding in the presence of the Most High without the normal cares and concerns of the rest of the week.

When we are asked by leaders in our congregations to do something or to believe something in regards to Scripture, we should always be like the Bereans and test everything against Scripture itself (Acts 17:11)... the whole of Scripture (2 Tim 3:16-17). If a person feels "led by the spirit" to speak, behave, or believe a certain way, they should test that spirit (1 John 4:1) and see whether what that spirit is telling them to do agrees or disagrees with Scripture.

Let us take a journey together through Scripture and see what it says about the matter of the Sabbath... a "walk in the Word" so to speak. As we take this walk, may we say, believe, and do what is right, be merciful in our speech and actions, and walk humbly with the Lord (Micah 6:8).

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Yom Chamishi, 18 Shevat, 5783

Thursday, February 09, 2023

 

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