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When is Sabbath?

Hi Crissie.

There are many 'religions' made from traditions.  Very few use any common sense at all.  The key is to know that Jesus is our Sabbath. That is, the word 'sabbath' means "rest".   Can you see that if one is not 'resting' in Yashua always, using Him to giude each hour, we  are heading to trouble.  We as Christians are not supposed to just 'rest' in Him a few hours a week.

As far as setting aside a particular day of the week to 'follow' what we believe as religions do, there is much to consider.  We may feel smug because we take time out of our precious week to 'go to church'.  Some religions 'worship' on fridays, some saturdays and some sundays.  

It has been said that nowadays, what we know as Saturday is the 7th day. Churches have built complete denominations on that belief. 

Follow the link below which will demonstrate that any particular day of the week cannot be determined using any know methods.  Here is an Excerpt from that link

>>>The reform was first adopted by Pope Gregory XIII, who decreed that the day after October 4, 1582 would be October 15, 1582. This decree was followed by the Catholic countries of France, Spain, Portugal, and Italy. Various Catholic German countries (Germany was not yet unified), Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland followed suit within a year or two, and Hungary followed in 1587. Because of the Pope's decree, the reform of the Julian calendar came to be known as the Gregorian calendar. The rest of Europe did not follow suit for more than a century. The Protestant German countries adopted the Gregorian reform in 1700. By this time, the calendar trailed the seasons by twelve days. England finally followed suit in 1752, declaring that Wednesday, September 2, 1752 was immediately followed by Thursday, September 14, 1752 as shown in the below calendar. The English calendar was also used in America. >>>

So you can see that Father has 'confused' the days, probably so some would realize what He meant in :
Isa 1:10-16
10 Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
11 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats.
12 When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts?
13 Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.
15 And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
16 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; (KJV)

Here it plainly says, God was weary of the feast days, appointed feasts, and all 'daily traditions', as well as "men's sabbaths'.   We are washed clean in Father's eyes by our acceptance of His Son, the only way to please the Father.

When Christ was on this earth, He said:

 Matt 5:17-18
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. (KJV)

Do you have eyes to see, and ears to hear?

Thus, for me, our Sabbath, or rest, is in the Savior, continually.  Dont let some man or religious "tradition"  rob you of your rest. 

In summary, we are to gather together, for sure.  However, not where there is contention.  If you don't see eye to eye with others, thats just fine.  Just be certain in your heart where your "rest" is.  If you cannot find Father's rest at a particular, or any, "church", that is OK too. Keep looking.  You are the one responsible for your own rest.  Don't judge, nor let some man or 'religion' judge you.  All have the same fate, be judged by the just Judge.  

Father's Love to you, and thanks for the question.




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