Lessons from Matthew 12

Lessons from Matthew 12

Matthew 12, through miraculous healings and several scenes of conflict, brings to the forefront the issue of Jesus’ identity as the messianic “son of David.”

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Prophets in Conflict: Issues in Authority

George Knight’s latest book is Prophets in Conflict: Issues in Authority. In “A Word to the Reader” at the start of the book, he says, “In 2017, I published Adventist Authority Wars, Ordination, and the Ro- man Catholic Temptation.

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Keeping the Sabbath in Ancient Israel

Did all the Israelites come to the temple during the Sabbath to worship the Lord?  The short answer to your question is “no.” Perhaps the next question is: what then did the Israelites do for worship during the Sabbath? The question is difficult to answer, and this has led some to conclude that the Sabbath…

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The Sabbath Commandment in Deuteronomy 5:12–15

The two different forms of the Sabbath commandment in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5 are complimentary, upholding the sanctity of the Sabbath and providing a powerful theological message.

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Saturday Night or Sunday Morning?

Does Acts 20:7 indicate that early Christians met for worship on the first day of the week?

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Weekly Sabbath or Lunar Sabbath: Are Adventists Keeping the Wrong Sabbath?

Jews, Seventh-day Adventists, and other Sabbath-keeping groups keep the Sabbath every seventh day in accordance with the creation account in Genesis 1:1-2:3 and the fourth commandment in Exodus 20:9-11. In the last few years, a number of individuals among Messianic Jews and Seventh-day Adventists have started to promote the Lunar Sabbath Theory.

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The Sabbath and the Magisterial Reformers

This article examines the understanding of the Sabbath of the magisterial Reformers (Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli) in order to clarify their arguments and reveal theological trends. The topic is developed in chronological order.

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Sunday or Sabbath?

Sometimes things are different from what they seem to be at first glance. There are, for example, optical illusions. A book of adventure stories reports that certain areas in a desert were marked by poles so that travelers and caravans would not get lost. However, there were also so-called pole men who displaced the poles.…

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The Sabbath: God’s Anti-Stress Program

Stress is a serious matter. Although some stress may be healthy, too much is dangerous and, in some cases, even fatal. Stress is caused by an overdose of stimulation, a hectic life, traffic in large cities, noise, overload at home, at work, in school or in the personal sphere, etc.

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