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The Baptist Catechism

Q.67: What are the reasons annexed to the fourth commandment?
A. The reasons annexed to the fourth commandment, are God’s allowing us six days of the week for our own lawful employments, His challenging a special propriety in a seventh, His own example, and His blessing the Sabbath day. 36 more words


The Baptist Catechism

Q.63: What is required in the fourth commandment?
A. The fourth commandment requires the keeping holy to God one whole day in seven to be a Sabbath to Himself. 94 more words


The Baptist Catechism

Q.62: What is the fourth commandment?
A. The fourth commandment is, Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy: six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD your God, in it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates: for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it.

Exodus 20:8-11


Evaluating the Strength of Arguments in the Sabbath/Lord’s Day Controversy, Part 2d: What are the Terms?

Glossary: Introduction

Terms and Definitions. The entry from the Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament (TWOT) for “shabbāt” (i.e., Sabbath) says “Everything God made, as recorded in Genesis, he called good. 1,461 more words

Lord's Day

Studying Minor Prophets (Joel)

I found this prayer I wrote several months ago when I was studying the minor prophets in the Bible.

Dear Heavenly Father,
Break my heart. Tear it from my body. 285 more words

Christian Living

That in Me, you may have peace

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33… 20 more words


The Baptist Confession of Faith


Paragraph 8. The sabbath is then kept holy unto the Lord, when men, after a due preparing of their hearts, and ordering their common affairs aforehand, do not only observe an holy rest all day, from their own works, words and thoughts, about their worldly employment and recreations, but are also taken up the whole time in the public and private exercises of his worship, and in the duties of necessity and mercy.