The Big 10: The SabbathFebruary 13, 2022 / Exodus 20:8-11
What does the word “Sabbath” mean? What does it mean to be “holy”? How do these words work together?
How does this command appear to be a new command? What do we see in Exodus 16:23-30?
What is the purpose of this command? To .
Why did God command His children to rest? (implied/historical reason). What does Exodus 31:12-17 tell us about the importance of the Sabbath?
Does God need to rest like we do? Why or why not? So, why does God command a Sabbath?
What does the Hebrew word for “work”, melachah, tell us about what kind of work can/cannot be done on the Sabbath? How have the Jews understood this?
For fun: What is an eruv? How does this enhance/define the Jewish Sabbath?
How are we saved? How is our salvation maintained? By !
What do our works for? An of our being .
Are we still bound by the Sabbath today? Why or why not? Why do we worship on Sunday? Is the day of worship (The Lord’s Day) the same as the Sabbath? Why or why not? How did the Reformers see the Sabbath and the Lord’s Day?
How did the Westminster Divines (church fathers/writers) see the Sabbath and the Lord’s Day?
Where does this leave us? How does Mark 2:27-28 address this situation? What is our response to this commandment?