How Does the Fourth Commandment Apply in Our Day?

 Deuteronomy 5:12-16

 12 “‘Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the Lord your God commanded you. 13 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 14 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant, or your ox or your donkey or any of your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates, that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you. 15 You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God brought you out from there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. Therefore, the Lord your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.

16 “‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Hebrews 4:9-10

 So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, 10 for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from his.

 

SERMON NOTES

 1. How does it apply to our society?

Exodus 20:11

2. How does it apply distinctively to the church?

Deuteronomy 5:15

Exodus 31:12-17

3. How did the early church obey this commandment?

John 20:19

Acts 20:7-12

4. How did Jesus obey this commandment?

Luke 6:1-11

Luke 13:14-17

 

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