Last night we slept with the windows open, and at various intervals this morning (6:30, 6:50, 7:00, 7:20) I was aware of car doors closing, engines starting and people driving away, many of whom I believe were heading to work. 374 more words
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Evaluating the Strength of Arguments in the Sabbath/Lord’s Day Controversy, Part 2c: What are the Texts?
With an awareness of the three major positions of the debate and a general survey of the most significant verses on the topic with a host a questions to answer, it is time to expand our study to the numerous Bible verses that apply to the subject. 5,534 more words
While it is true that there is some diversity of opinion and practice on the Sabbath in the Continental Reformed tradition, ranging (in the Netherlands, for example) from the loose position of Cocceius, to the strict view of Voetius, Koelman and a’Brakel, the views of the Reformers regarding the Sabbath are much more Sabbatarian than most are used to today. 10,305 more words
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Note the translation of the particular phrase under consideration—“the Lord’s day.” It is not translated “the day of the Lord,” as in 2 Peter 3:10, because it is a different construction and uses a different word for “Lord.” Second Peter 3:10 reads, ἡμέρα κυρίου (hēmera kyriou [“the day of the Lord”]). 113 more words