Rest in God

A Calamity in Contemporary Christianity

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topic

The Church, The Lord's Day

page-count

40

scripture

Genesis

series

Booklets/Tracts

Banner Pub Date

Mar 1, 2010

binding

Booklet

Format

Booklet

Original Pub Date

2010

isbn

9781848710818

Book Description

Of all the Commandments, perhaps it is the fourth (to keep holy the day of rest) which is least regarded. From an unholy world this is not surprising. But why should it be so among many who believe the Bible is the Word of God? Because, it is alleged, the fourth commandment belonged to the Jewish dispensation. For Christians the seventh day has given way to ‘the Lord’s day’ – a day, not of continuing Sabbath law, but of joy in Christ’s resurrection. Iain Murray believes that this argument misses the foundation of the biblical teaching, namely, that a day specially set apart has come down from creation, and that in essence its meaning remains the same. This is a conviction that was once pervasive in the English-speaking churches, and, if it is true, it sheds a much needed light on our contemporary situation.

Table of Contents Expand ↓

  Is Genesis 2:3 for Us? 7
  The Sabbath and Ceremonial Law 13
  Calvin’s Correction 16
  The New Testament and the Commandment 18
  The Witness of History 26
  Conclusions 30

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