Why do most Christians disregard the Sabbath Commandment?
Sunday is not the weekly Holy day. That honors belongs to the 7th day of the week which is Saturday.God established the Sabbath at creation for all mankind. Make no mistake about this.
Note: Genesis 2:1-3
- coffee_pot12Lv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
They have embraced a lie as truth.
Many many years and centuries of passages taken out of context and expounded on from the pulpit that people will read and re read those same passages and still hear the out of context explanation.Very much the same as the ignorance of the Bible during the Dark Ages.
Instead of truly and completely reading it for themselves!
Sabbath was established during creation week. Adam and Eve and the many generations following them kept Sabbath, the 7th Day.
IF all those promises and duties ,etc. etc. were ONLY for Israel/Jews/Hebrews...
Then the Gentiles/Christians are not part of any thing; not of the Creation, not of the Cross,not of the Redemption,not of the Salvation, not of the Resurrection.
That is rather a steep price for arrogance.
We follow a Jewish carpenter who kept Sabbath and kept kosher, really very simple that even a child can understand it.
- Anonymous9 years ago
Yes, absolutely. The apostle Paul didn't even talk about it because it was assumed
everyone knew this.
But ANY loophole and the devil does get in there.
I wonder if it has to do with what originally began to happen as I read
I understand there got to be a bigger separation between Jews & Christians.
As more gentiles came in, it seems the Jews went back or did not continue
in Christianity. The Christians did not want to be confused with the Jews.
And then the emperors began to allow sunday as a day of rest, and no
other time was allowed.
I think gradually the Christians shifted over to sunday, the day of the sun,
the fertility goddess, and left the day of the Son.
- 9 years ago
Christians are no longer under Law but under grace.
Nor is Saturday Shabbat. That runs from Sunset Friday to
Every day is a holy day.
- RicardoLv 79 years ago
Since the days of the week were not named or determined for more than 2000 years after that was written - you are an idiot.
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- HogieLv 79 years ago
If you read the narrative in Genesis two carefully, you will note that God blessed and sanctified THAT seventh day wherein He finished His work of creation. It does not say He blessed/sanctified every seventh day. It does not even state that a seven day "week" was being established at that time.
There is no command in the narrative establishing the weekly sabbath. There is no command for Adam and Eve to rest. They were created the day before, and did not have to "work" until they were removed from the garden. All that they needed was provided in that garden.
There is no example of anyone keeping the sabbath as a day of rest until Exodus 16. The Hebrew linguistics make it impossible to claim or establish the sabbath prior to this, and these facts of the Hebrew linguistics have been known now by biblical scholars for 30 years. Not one sabbatarian scholar or theologian has even attempted to refute this evidence. They simply ignore it, and continue with their baseless claims regarding the sabbath being established as a day of rest at creation.
What we do have evidence for, established at creation, is animal sacrifices. Funny thing though... sabbatarians then flip-flop on their logic and claim we don't have to practice sacrifices, even though they were established at creation.
But this it typical of those who hold to false beliefs, for they often result in such cognitive dissonance where two beliefs can be held to be true when it is impossible for both to be true.
Sunday, however, is irrelevant, and is being used as a straw-man argument. Logical fallacies are no way to establish the truth of any matter.
What was established there at creation was God's rest, of which the sabbath was but a shadow. Hebrews chapter 4 shows that we can enter into God's rest while it is still called "Today" and it is referred to as "another day" in regards to the weekly shadow sabbath. God's rest is entered into through faith. It is a "day" that has not ended for God, as witnessed by the narrative in Genesis where that day shows having no end.
Why then do you believe a lie, where all the proper evidence is against your claim, and there is no supporting evidence? Why do you opt for the shadow over the spiritual reality? Are you also faithless, even as those Israelites were who were commanded to keep the weekly sabbath?
- 9 years ago
Christ is the alpha (1st) and omega (last; sabbath; last day of week). Did God establish 'saturday' during Creation? Yes. Jesus was the light of the world created on day 1 of Creation (John 8&9) also.
- 9 years ago
A statement like this demonstrates gross misunderstanding of the fundamental prinicples of Christianity. There is NO binding law. The law was overturned at the passing of the old heavens and earth with the destruction of the Jewish state (earth) and the ending of the old covenant (heaven) in 70 AD. Jesus fulfilled the law. A Christian is to be made perfect in love - love thy neighbour; love thy God; believe in the One whom He sent. That's it. As Jesus said - the sabbath was made for man; NOT man for the sabbath. The day off is a gift from God (He knows that working too hard makes people ill); no longer is it a law.
Any 'christian' or fellow member of 'churchianity' that goes round touting this law is a HYPOCRITE unless they themselves obey all ten commandment and all 613 Leviticus laws. If they do all that; then they may not be considered hypocritical - however, no law is binding on a Christian making such a claim irrelevant anyway.
Furthermore - there is absolutely no relevance whether this day is a saturday or sunday. None. Man names the days; in relative terms any day is the 7th day as long as it is 7 days since your last 7th day.
- PamLv 49 years ago
The Sabbath was part of the Law covenant given to Moses known as the Mosaic Law. When Jesus died and was resurrected the Mosaic law was done away with. Please read Ephesians 2:15, Colossians 2:16,17, Romans 10:4, and Galatians 4:9-11.
- GregoryLv 79 years ago
gentiles were never required to keep the sabbath
only israel was required to keep the sabbath
no god did not make the sabbath for all mankind
if he had then he would have told adam and eve and their descendants in genesis to honor it.
god never gave them no such command
god only tells israel to follow
King James Version (KJV)
16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.
when the gospel of salvation was sent to the gentiles the holy spirit told the apostles to teach the gentiles only these things
King James Version (KJV)
28 For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
29 That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
genesis 2:1-3 is not a command to all people to honor the sabbath
moses wrote this to eatablish that god rested on the sabbath which the hebrews israel were required to follow from exodus chapter 31
it says god blessed the sabbath and sanctified it
it does not make any commands for adam and eve and their descendants to honor the sabbath
your adding to the word of god by starting lies that are not true
our sabbath rest is in the salvation of god where we have ceased from the prior works of the flesh into the rest of salvation by grace
King James Version (KJV)
8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.
10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.
11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
- kenny.laneLv 69 years ago
Because most Seventh-Day-Adventists are hypocrites!Source(s): Personal experience!