Tag Sabbath

The Sabbath in 1 Thessalonians And Acts 17

Last year I presented a short homily on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. Chances are if you’ve ever heard a sermon or study on 1 Thessalonians then you’re aware that some of...

Hebrews 4:9 And The Sabbath

One of the occupation hazards of biblical studies is that proof texts are inevitably seen for what they are: unconvincing. Throughout 2020 I worked on my Masters dissertation, focusing on...

John Calvin On The Sabbath Commandment For Christians

Last week I wrote a post explaining why I’m not a Sabbatarian. Put more simply, I argued why I do not believe the fourth commandment is binding on Christian believers,...

Should Christians Observe The Sabbath on Sunday?

The New City Catechism (NCC) is a terrific resource. I have written about it at the Gospel Coalition Africa and regularly engage with it at Rekindle (recently here and here)....

Excerpts on the Sabbath

While a theology undergrad, debates about the Sabbath would occasionally rear their head. For most of my life I had not attended many church services on Sundays and had almost...