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The Lord’s Day, part 4

The Lord’s Day, part 4

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Lord's Day You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

In considering a discussion of the Lord’s Day, it is helpful to do so in connection with the Old Testament Sabbath Day. This can help us establish a historical mindset regarding both the significance of the Jewish Sabbath, as well as the Lord’s Day. The principle of the Sabbath rest goes back to the Creation… Continue Reading

The Lord’s Day, part 3

The Lord’s Day, part 3

When addressing the question of the importance of the Lord’s Day, it is helpful to investigate other internal evidence within the New Testament, prior to Revelation 1, that would help us understand how the early church treated this day. In seeking out this information, we must begin by understanding the first century Jewish mindset, particularly… Continue Reading

Isaac Watts on the perpetuity of a sabbath

Isaac Watts on the perpetuity of a sabbath

Several of the controversies which have risen, with regard to the sabbath, whether jewish or christian, and the holiness of it, though they are not of the highest importance among the doctrines and duties of christianity, yet neither are they mean and trifling; for as we ought not to release the souls and consciences of… Continue Reading

The Lord's Day

The Lord's Day

Christians should set apart every day unto to the Lord as a sacrifice of worship, but the first day of the week has been specifically distinguished from the other six days by God. This special day was prophesied in the Old Testament: I thank you that you have answered me and have become my salvation.… Continue Reading

Contextualizing the Gospel – Full Series

Contextualizing the Gospel – Full Series

This series is available in booklet format. Audio versions: Biblical Contextualization The First Principles of the Gospel Responsibility and Sovereignty in Evangelism The Power of the Gospel Introduction Audio Version There is a popular thought today in evangelicalism that says that if we as Christians are going to reach unbelievers around us, we need to… Continue Reading