Of Course An Elemental Sabbath Command Is in the Ten Commandments

Of course the elemental sabbath command would be contained in the 10 commandments. Think about it, Israel was a physical nation in progress.

The physical union of the nation was drawn together by this sabbath as a symbol of the rest of God on the seventh day.

The argument that somehow the 10 commandments could not be touched by the elemental ceremonial requirements has no basis in logic or history except in the minds of many twisted theologians!

So we see for the New Covenant, things have changed. The sabbath is not Saturday, nor was it ever meant to be Sunday, as that is an elemental aspect of religion that has no place in the spiritual Israel made up of Jew and Gentile believers as one new man.

The sabbath is a rest of faith we strive to enter into by a further understanding of the way. The elect grow in love by understanding and by expressing their faith publicly.

Here is what scripture says about the New Covenant sabbath: 

Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because they did not share the faith of those who obeyed.[a] Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said,
“So I declared on oath in my anger,
    ‘They shall never enter my rest.’”[b]
And yet his works have been finished since the creation of the world. For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: “On the seventh day God rested from all his works.”[c] And again in the passage above he says, “They shall never enter my rest.”
Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience, God again set a certain day, calling it “Today.” This he did when a long time later he spoke through David, as in the passage already quoted:
“Today, if you hear his voice,
    do not harden your hearts.”[d]
For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken later about another day. There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; 10 for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works,[e] just as God did from his. 11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.

So, what is "today"? Well, we see in Hebrews three that today is the New Covenant age. Today is every day in the New Covenant age, and the scripture bears this out:

13 But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. 14 We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end. 15

This "today", then, is not Saturday or Sunday. The rest is available to the elect every day, ie, daily, of the New Covenant. Those who require a physical sabbath keeping are lost, and undone by their failure to understand scripture. The elect must escape this trap. 


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