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Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

You might have heard in history class of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. You might know that he was a brilliant Civil War general. But did you know that he loved God? Did you know that he sought to keep the sabbath day holy in thankfulness for his salvation? On Sundays during the war, he worshipped […]

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The Sabbath: A Perpetual Covenant

What a wonderful command God has given His church in the fourth commandment! It is one that believers cherish and enjoy keeping! “Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy.” This is the one commandment that Jehovah repeated just before Moses came down from Mt. Sinai. “Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, […]

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A Sabbath of Rest to the Lord

“Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a Sabbath of rest TO the Lord,” so we read in the first part of verse 2 of Exodus 35. A Sabbath of rest TO the Lord; this is how we must consider the day of […]

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Practical Antithetical Living

The text for our convention this year is Ephesians 5:8, “For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of the light.” Here we are taught that naturally we are darkness. We are lost in the darkness of sin and death. We are under the dominion of the […]

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Isaiah 58:13-14 — Joy in Sabbath Observance

If on the Sabbath you will turn From doing your own pleasure And keep it holy to the Lord Your joy will know no measure. Sabbath you’ll call a great delight; You’ll honor God the Lord, Not seeking ways or words of self But ever looking toward The Holy One of Israel- And He’ll cause […]

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Witnessing in Athens

Jerry is beginning his third year of college. He grew up in the church, learned his catechism well, and did pretty good in high school. Despite his non­chalant appearance, he is often troubled by the many new situations he is now faced with in the University. The University atmosphere is altogether different from the church/home […]

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Letters

It seems that everyone today has a different idea of what we may or may not do on Sunday. The fourth command­ment tells us not to work and I understand this. But what, for example, is wrong with things we do the other days of the week that are really not work, but have no […]

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Remembering the Lord’s Day

The Dutch have called Sunday, “God’s dike.” In the Netherlands, the dike keeps back the threatening seas and, this, preserves the Hollanders from watery destruction. So, the Lord’s Day holds back the raging waves of materialism, earthlimindedness, and pleasure-madness that threaten to engulf the Church and the Christian. There are leaks in the dike. There […]

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