Questions & Answers – About The Sabbath – Ambassador College Production – Special Topics

Questions & Answers – About The Sabbath – Ambassador College Production – Special Topics

Questions & Answers - About The Sabbath

Question 1: The scriptures seem to indicate that the apostles observed ‘the first day of the week’ (namely the eve of Sunday) as the ‘Lord’s Day,’ the regular day of worship. I don’t have the historical background to know for sure if the above was a fact or not. Question 2: Isaiah 58:13-14 says that the Sabbath is supposed to be a delight, but then turns around and says not to seek your own pleasure. This seems like a contradiction to me. Question 3: Today’s English Version of the Bible says in Acts 20:7, ‘on Saturday evening we gathered together,’ which is directly contrary to what the Authorized Version says. So may I ask, did those disciples meet on the first day or the last day of the week? Will you please explain? Question 4: When does the Sabbath day begin and end? Question 5: I feel that your insistence on Sabbath keeping is an affront to the liberty of the gospel of Christ. I fail to see why Christians ‘have to’ keep the ritual law as given in the Pentateuch, but I agree that the moral law is unchangeable. As Christians, we must love God and our neighbors, for ‘love is the fulfilling of the law. …

Questions & Answers - About The Sabbath

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About Herbert W Armstrong

Herbert W. Armstrong (July 31, 1892 – January 16, 1986) founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Armstrong preached an eclectic set of theological doctrines and teachings that came directly from the Bible. His teachings included the interpretation of biblical prophecy and taught observance of God’s Laws, Sabbath (Saturday), and the Biblical “Holy Days”.
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