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The following are written by “us”¹. We are not 7th-Day Adventists although we have a profound respect for this evangelical protestant denomination.

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   (1)  They believe the Sabbath is, was, and always will be Saturday, the 7th day of the week.

How did this change? The Roman Catholics “changed it” in the 4th century to Sunday, and severely punished Christians along with Jews who continued to keep the Sabbath (Saturday) for worship and rest.

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(2)  “Sunday,” or “The Lord’s Day” as it’s commonly called, is nowhere listed in the Bible.

Sunday is never referred to, or thought of, as the Sabbath in the Bible. The “first day of the week,” however, is mentioned 8 times, 5 of which refer to Gospel accounts of Jesus rising from the dead. The Sabbath (Saturday), however, is mentioned 59 times in the New Testament alone.² Catholics have teased (in print) that Protestants don’t follow Scriptura sola (the Bible only) when they worship on Sunday, ignoring the true Sabbath.

(3)  Jesus, Paul, Peter, and the other disciples honored the Sabbath.

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(4)  Remember the Sabbath is the 4th of the 10 Commandments that God wrote on stone tablets.

The 10 commandments are the basis of the moral law that God gave the Jews and Christians. Why would God put so much importance on keeping a whole day every week set apart to stop, rest, worship, and reflect–on something other than “work”? Could our not obeying this law be at the root of many human behavioral difficulties?

(5)  Adventists (with good biblical arguments) insist that Sabbath-keeping began in Genesis, long before the Mosaic law was given to the Jews (and later Christians); and consequently, should occur forever.

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   This, of course, is a brief intro to 7th-day Adventism that today follows so closely to other evangelical denominations (who know nothing about them). There’s much more that can be said about the advantages it offers³, but that’s enough for here…

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   ¹ The editorial “we” creeps in, outnumbering and smiling at the chief author of adozenseconds.com posts.

   ² This, and other details here come from Ten Commandments Twice Removed by Danny Sheldon and Shelley Quinn (Remnant Publications, 2006) and private study and reflection. [See Three Angels Broadcasting Network, P.O. Box 220, West Frankfort, IL 62896, or call 618-627-4651, or www.3abn.org.]

   ³ And, of course, the havoc it wreaks on weekend sporting and other worldly events…