What are the cases that Jesus healed on the Sabbath?

Of about 20 specific cases of healing recorded in the Gospels, a third took place on the Sabbath. Here is the list: 1-The healing of the demoniac in the synagogue at Capernaum (Mark 1:21–28), 2-The healing of the paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1–16), 3-The healing of the blind man at the Pool … Read more
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Does the Bible teach Sunday sacredness?

The word “Sunday” is not mentioned in the Bible, but the phrase “first day” is mentioned only eight times. If the day of worship was changed from the seventh day to the first by Bible authority, then we must find that authority in one of these eight texts: “In the end of the sabbath, as … Read more
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Which day did Jesus worship on?

Luke wrote, “So He (Christ) came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. And as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read“ (ch. 4:16). Luke states that Jesus had the habit of attending the synagogue services on the Sabbath Day. And the apostle identifies … Read more
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What is the purpose of the Sabbath commandment?

The purpose of the Sabbath was to set time for moral and spiritual growth. Man needed time to study the character and will of God as revealed in nature, and later, in revelation. The seventh-day Sabbath was given by God to meet this need. To tamper in any way with the Creator’s purpose is to … Read more
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Why did the pharisees object to the disciples plucking grain on the Sabbath?

The pharisees objected to the act of the disciples plucking grain on the Sabbath (Mark 2:24) because this activity was a violation to their own man-made traditions. The Jewish leaders had reduced the Sabbath to a preposterous and impossible set of rules. Christ’s Himself approved of His disciples plucking grain on the Sabbath (Mark 2:25-26). … Read more
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How is the Sabbath the seal of God?

All government seals contain three common elements: the name, title, and territory of the ruler. This applies to the Bible as well, for example, Daniel 1:1 reads, “Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.” So, we have the name, the official title, and his area of dominion. Within the 10 Commandments, only the Sabbath commandment (Exodus 20:8-11) has … Read more
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