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Arguments for keeping Sunday as a Sabbath from John Bunyan and arguments for keeping the seventh day, Saturday, the Sabbath.



Lets see what the new testament says about the sabbath:


Mat 12:2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which is not lawful to do upon the sabbath day.

To pick something and eat it is not so bad.

Matt. 24:20 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:

Yeshua/Jesus lets us know that in the enddays it is necessary, o have a sabbath-rest en time to study prophecy.

Math.28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.


Indication of the day.

Mark.2:27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath:

The sabbath was made for men, not just for the Jews.

Mark.3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him.

Yeshua/Jesus has nothing against healing on the sabbath.

Mark.6:2 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

Yeshua/Jesus teaches on the sabbath.

Mark.16:1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.

Those women kept the sabbath, en went after the sabbath was over.

 Luke 6:1 And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.

See Matthew, again some pointers for the sabbath. 


Luke 13:10 And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

Learned also special on the Sabbath.

Luke 14:1 And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him.

He wanted to talk to them about the sabbath. 

Luke 23:54 And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

Indication of the sabbath. 

Luke 23:56 And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

They rested on the sabbathday according to the commandment. The women who believed in Him kept the sabbath. 

John 5:9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked: and on the same day was the sabbath.

Yeshua/Jesus healed willful on the sabbath.

John 7:22 Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.

Yeshua/Jesus starts a discussion about their way of thinking about the sabbath, He cleary wants to start them thinking.






John 9:14 And it was the sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes.

Its clearly that Yeshua/Jesus does not care what the Pharisees think about what He is doiing. He heals people, also on the sabbath.


Johannes 19 : 31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. 

The mention that it was a high day means that it was a day of feast, Pesach, a high day a special sabbath.

Acts 13: 27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him. 

In the word of God, which are read every sabbath, they could have recognized Yeshua/Jesus as messiah, and not knowing they had fulfilled the prophecy.

Acts 15:21 For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.


From the time of Moses the law has been read every sabbath in the synagoges. The gentiles have to keep the minimum, and keep the rest of the laws of Moses with a free wil and out of love for God, without it beiing a yoke. The law of Moses is beiing read every sabbath in the synagoge, they can go there to listen and discover the will of God. 

Acts 18:4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. Paul reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath and persuaded Jews and Greeks.






Luke 6:2 And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Yeshua/Jesus again takes the time to explain them why He does these things on the sabbath and He mentions David and the shewbreads as an example.

Acts 17:2 And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,

Text mentions reasoning from the scriptures on three sabbath days.

For the rest you have go to Hoofdstuk 4 and change language in Englisch................. 

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