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26 Jan 2020
Exodus 20:1-17
Andrew Latimer

God's Top Ten:

Keep The Sabbath

Exodus 20:8-11

  

  

  1) We are created for Rest 
(Exodus 20:11; Genesis 2:2-3; Hebrews 4:3-4, 11; Mark 2:27; Revelation 14:13)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  2) We have become enslaved and need liberation 
(Deuteronomy 5:15)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  3) Jesus has won our New Creation Rest 
(John 5:17; 19:30; 20:1, 15, 22; 1 Corinthians 15:20)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  4) We are to keep the Lord’s Day as we await our final Rest
(John 20:1; Luke 24:1; Mark 16:2; Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2; Revelation 1:10; Isaiah 58:13; Romans 14:5; Galatians 4:9-11; Colossians 2:16-17; Leviticus 16:31; 23:24, 32)

  

  

  -Rest
(Exodus 23:12; 16:23)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  
-Remembrance
(Matthew 12:11-12)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  COFFEE QUESTIONS

  -Which of the following strands of evidence do you find most convincing for understanding why the sabbath principle is still relevant today: that it’s a creation principle; that it’s affirmed and not cancelled by Jesus; that the first disciples observed “the Lord’s Day”; that the thing the sabbath points to (New Creation Rest) is still future? If you're not yet convinced, what texts most push you in a different direction?

  -What might it look like in your situation to Rest and Remember on the Lord’s Day? The battle to observe the Lord’s Day requires both trust and preparation: how can you make progress in these things?