God's Seventh-Day Rest (Sabbath)

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. (Genesis 2: 1-3)

Notice in verse three that "God Blessed the seventh day, and Sanctified it:" And like the word Hallowed, Sanctified means to "Make Holy", or to "Consecrate". 
The "Seventh Day"(The Lord's Day, or the Sabbath Day), was important enough to God to Command us to Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it Holy.

The Sabbath isn't just a day of rest, it was made Holy to "Rest In Him". To dishonoring the Lord's Day (Sabbath) is to dishonor the God who Created the Sabbath, Sanctified and made it Holy. And to be insouciant to the Sanctity of the Sabbath is to be nonchalant with God's Commandment's and in contempt of the Will of God.

Jesus Is Lord Of The Sabbath"

The Pharisees had a big time problem with the disciples of Jesus. Because they hungered, they had the audacity to pluck ears of corn to eat them on the Sabbath in company of the Pharisees (I am being sarcastic). They said to Jesus; Why do thy disciples break the law on the Sabbath? They made their law their schoolmaster.

And he said unto them, The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath: 
Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath. (Mark 2: 27&28)

Jesus came to "fulfill" the law, not to destroy it.

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

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. (Matthew 5: 17&18)

The spiritual meaning of the "Sabbath Day" isn't so much in the day of the week, but rather for us to Rest in the Lord Jesus. 
We can only find True Rest for our souls when we humbly come to Him with a contrite heart ("No Strings Attached" if you will).

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. 
(Matthew 11: 28-30)

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones. (Isaiah 57:15)

Greetings In Christ, 
This week we will continue our studies of God's Commandments, given to Moses on Mount Sinai.

Exodus 20: 8-13

Remember The Sabbath Day, To Keep It Holy
Honor Thy Father And Mother
Thou Shalt Not Kill

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Remember The Sabbath Day, To Keep It Holy

Exodus 20: 8-11

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work:

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

(Remember That Hallowed Means to "Sanctify" or 
"To Make Holy")

"I Am The Lord Thy God..."

Exodus 20: 1-3

And God spake all these words, saying,

I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Know therefore that the LORD thy God, He is God, the Faithful God, which keepeth Covenant and Mercy with them that Love Him and keep His Commandments to a thousand generations;

And repayeth them that hate Him to their face, to destroy them: He will not be slack to him that hateth Him, He will repay him to his face. 
(Deuteronomy 7: 9&10)

The Ten Commandments