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A Christian does not need to keep the Sabbath

A Christian and Sabbath Observance: Why You Don’t Need to Rest on Sundays, or Saturdays

In a recent post on the Bible’s perspective of the Sabbath we learned that the Fulfilled Sabbath position is, in all likelihood, the most accurate in representing the biblical teaching of Sabbath. Below, I will list a few reasons as to why I believe this is so, and why the Eternal Sabbath (Seventh Day Adventist) and the Christian Sabbath (Reformed) do not line up with Scripture. Continue reading A Christian and Sabbath Observance: Why You Don’t Need to Rest on Sundays, or Saturdays

A Biblical view of the Sabbath is that Christians don't need to keep the Sabbath

A Biblical Perspective on the Sabbath

From a biblical perspective, the Sabbath day in its entirety is identified as being fulfilled in Christ and is therefore transformed to be the rest which Christ will give in the new heavens and new earth. Christ came to fulfill the Law, and in doing so superseded—or rather transformed—it into the Law of Christ. In the Law of Christ, the Sabbath command is never repeated nor commanded to be observed, and therefore is no longer binding upon Christians as a weekly observance. Rather, it becomes the rest promised by Christ in the new heavens and earth. It is the eternal rest or salvation which God entered into in Genesis 2 and which Christ offers those who have faith in him. Continue reading A Biblical Perspective on the Sabbath