Discovering the Church
The first Christians assembled together on the first day of the week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection through the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Day quickly became the focal point of the Christian week, assuming the characteristics of the Jewish Sabbath, namely worship and rest.
The Psalms: Chapter 4
Prayer World Birth and Death Rates Birth Rate • 19 births/1,000 population • 131.4 million births per year • 360,000 births per day • 15,000 births each hour Death Rate • 8 deaths/1,000 population • 55.3 million people die each year • 151,600 people die each day • 6,316 people die each hour Now think…
Real Bible Hope
Taking Hold of THE Hope Set Before Us. 13 For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, “I will surely bless you and I will surely multiply you .” 15 And so, having patiently waited, he obtained the promise. 16 For men swear by one greater…
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The NT develops the OT teaching on the Sabbath in three important directions. It declares that the Sabbath should not be observed in a legalistic manner; the Sabbath-rest is treated as an important symbol of the Christian doctrine of salvation; and finally, the NT itself indicates how Sunday, rather than Saturday, came to be seen as the Christian Sabbath.
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A natural outcome of work and stress for which God has provided relief, rest and renewal. Scripture recognises that tiredness may have spiritual, as well as physical, causes.
Sean Heuer • Sermon • • 34 views
Rest God has been dealing with my heart concerning a Sabbath day. If you’re like me it isn’t something that you think about often. My mind is continually moving. When I fall asleep I fall asleep thinking. When I wake up: I wake up thinking. I was always taught: For even when we were with you, we would…