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The Sabbath

I was recently asked what I think about Sabbath keeping.  While I know what I do regarding the Sabbath, I've never gone through scripture and documented the whys of my behavior.  So that I won't forget, and so you'll have something to refer to later, here are my thoughts on Sabbath keeping.

The Cross Changed Things One of the harder things to grapple with in the Kingdom is understanding that some things ended at the cross, some things were modified through the cross, and some things didn’t change by the cross.

The 10 commandments were not touched by the cross - they didn’t change.  But the Levitical and the sacrificial system didn’t survive the cross. 
Faith was not touched by the cross, but the temple was changed through the cross: the veil was rent in two, and the temple itself moved from a physical place into us. 
Therefore, when we review or see OT precepts being re-treated in the NT, what we may be seeing is a clarification of the original idea. The Greek word for Sa…