Category Archives: Sabbath/Lord's Day/4th Commandment

Quote, Edwards on the Sabbath

It is the mind and will of God, that the first day of the week should be especially set apart among Christians, for religious exercises and duties. . . . This is a doctrine that we have been generally brought … Continue reading

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Shorter Catechism question 21 and the meaning of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent Westminster Shorter Catechism #21 Who is the Only Redeemer of God’s elect? The only redeemer of God’s elect is the Lord Jesus Christ, who, being the eternal Son of God, became man and so was, and … Continue reading

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Repentance

The Sabbath is nigh and it is important to think through my deeds this week. The reality is once again that I have failed my God in word and in deed. I have failed to honor His law, by spitting … Continue reading

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Lent, Weakness, and the Sabbath

The three traditional practices to be taken up with renewed vigor during Lent are prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice towards self), and almsgiving (justice towards neighbor). Today, some people give up something they enjoy, add something that will bring … Continue reading

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Lord’s Day Worship

The Sabbath is a day of great joy to me. It was not always so! In the past it served as a day to glorify my own desires. 1 Over the years God has given me a new vision of the … Continue reading

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A Defense of Sabbath Observance

Bishop J.C. Ryle: The Sabbath is a Day to Keep There is a subject in the present day which demands the serious attention of all professing Christians in the United Kingdom. That subject is the Christian Sabbath, or Lord’s Day. … Continue reading

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On The Sabbath Day

This Sabbath is to be kept holy unto the Lord when men, after a due preparing of their hearts, and ordering of their common affairs beforehand, do not only observe an holy rest all the day from their own works, … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Sabbath

Gracious Lord, by your Spirit you have united us to yourself. Grant that your people may rejoice this day in your presence. Be with us and be pleased with our worship. Amen.

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TV: Tool of State’s Totalitarian Democracy

This article is brief and written by someone I have never met or read before, but I have a feeling he is a disciple of Neil Postman…so that makes him a friend. A greater question I wanted to raise but … Continue reading

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Preparatory Prayer for the Sabbath

Our Gracious God, We ask nothing of you except that you calm and search our hearts today so that by Your Spirit we may be hopeful people as we seek earnestly to hear Your Word and to eat of your … Continue reading

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