Please Note: It has been brought to my attention that many who write article of a "religious" nature use different fonts and capitalization to "shout". Please understand that this is not my intention in this article. I cap the Name of the Almighty out of respect to HIM. Any the other caps in the article are used as a means of my emphasis (things that I believe to be highly important facts). I am in no way shouting at anyone. My love to all who read this.
"IF YOU LOVE ME, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS." (Jn 14:15) "IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD, AND THE WORD WAS WITH ELOHIM, AND THE WORD WAS ELOHIM. AND THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH AND DWELT AMONG US...." (Jn 1:1,14) "YHWHSHUA THE SAME YESTERDAY, AND TODAY, AND FOREVER. (Heb 13:8) The Scripture clearly teaches us that YHWHSHUA was the Creator of the universe. And when YHWH HIMSELF dwelt here in the flesh HE reiterated ALL of HIS truths to us again. HE sums up all of HIS teaching on the road to Gethsemane by telling HIS disciples "IF YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS!" Now I ask you, if YHWHSHUA NEVER changes, does HIS infallible WORD ever change? Please read Ps 117:2, Ps 119:89, Is 40:8, Mt 5:17,18, Mt 24:35, I Pet 1:25, Ps 138:2.
Many people would tell you thet YHWHSHUA only had two commandments: To love YHWH your ELOHIM with all of your heart, being, and mind; and to love your neighbor as yourself. Why do we choose to read only what we want to in YHWH'S set apart Word? YHWHSHUA was answering a question asked of HIM in Mt 22:36, "What is the greatest commandment?" HE NEVER abrogated the Law! In fact, in vs 40 He tells us that ALL of the rest of the law is based upon these two commandments!
Now no one would say that a person could commit adultery or murder, or could curse their parents, or worship idols and be a follower of the MESSIAH. No one would argue that if we held other deities before HIM that we really wouldn't really love YHWH. THEN WHY WILL YOU REFUSE TO OBEY YHWH IN KEEPING HIS SET APART SABBATH? Many of my preacher friends will tell me that the MESSIAH reestablished all of the 10 commandments except the 4th. Is that true? Didn't the MESSIAH teach that HE, HIMSELF was MASTER OF THE SABBATH? (Mk 2:28, Mt 12:8) YHWHSHUA NEVER DID AWAY WITH, OR TOLD ANYONE TO STOP KEEPING YHWH'S SABBATH!
What about YHWHSHUA's disciples? Did they keep YHWH'S set apart day? James recognized the Sabbath day, saying the even the gentiles observed this day. (Acts 15:19-21) Shaul also kept the Sabbath. (Acts 13:14, 16:13, 17:1,2) So did all the rest of HIS disciples! "But they were ministering to the Jews in the temple", you say. My friend, even the gentiles kept the Sabbath! (Acts 13:42-44, 18:1-11) Now if YHWHSHUA or Shaul had changed the Sabbath from the seventh day (Saturday) to Sunday, why didn't these believers know it? Shaul never said anything about such a change. Instead, he taught the gentiles, even after he rejected the unbelieving Jews (vs 6), every SABBATH FOR 18 MONTHS! (vs 11) Come on, be honest with yourself. >THE SCRIPTURE NOWHERE STATES THAT WE ARE TO KEEP THE 1ST DAY OF THE WEEK (SUNDAY) AS SABBATH! It is never taught in the WORD to change YHWH'S day of rest. It is not the "Jewish Sabbath", but YHWH'S SABBATH (Gen 2:1-4, Ex 20:8-11 (note vs 10), Ex 31:15) There is a great blessing promised if we will keep the Sabbath. (Is 58, Dt 28:1-14) YHWH also made a special promise to the gentiles who observe YHWH'S set apart day. (Is 56:1-7) COME OUT OF THE FALSE RELIGIOUS SYSTEM AND FORSAKE ALL OF HER ABOMINABLE TEACHINGS! (Rev 18:4, 2 Cor 6:14-18)
If Sunday is not YHWH'S Sabbath why do you keep it? If it is not a doctrine of the Sripture then where did it come from? The Scripture says that one would come that would think to change times and laws! (Dan 7:25) This happened in 321 AD when the Roman Catholic Church proclaimed Sunday as the Sabbath to appease the pagans who were forced to join this State Church's ranks. Constantine may have been Rome's man, but he didn't speak for YHWH! The Roman Catholic Church teaches that SHE ALONE began Sunday worship, and that without ANY Scriptural authority!
"The Catholic Church, ...by virtue of her divine mission, changed the day from Saturday to Sunday." (The Catholic Mirror 9/23/1893) "You may read the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, and you will not find a single line authorizing the sanctification of Sunday. The Scriptures enforce the religious observance of Saturday, a day which we never sanctify." (The Faith of Our Fathers, 1917, pg 72,73)
"Regarding the change from the observance of the Jewish Sabbath to the Christian Sunday, I wish to draw your attention to the facts:
#1) That Protestants, who accept the Bible as the only rule of faith and religion, should by all means go back to the observance of the Sabbath. The fact that they do not, but on the contrary observe Sunday, stullifies them in the eyes of every thinking man.
#2) We Catholics do not accept the Bible as the only rule of faith. Besides the Bible we have the living Church, the authority of the Church, as a rule to guide us. We say, this Church, instituted by Christ to teach and guide men through life has the right to change the ceremonial laws of the Old Testament and hence, we accept her change of the Sabbath to Sunday. We frankly say, yes, the Church made this change, made this law, as she made many other laws, for instance, the Friday abstinence, the unmarried priesthood, the laws concerning mixed marriages, the regulation of Catholic marriages, and a thousand other laws.
#3) We also say that of all Protestants the Seventh-Day Adventists denomination is the only major Protestant denomination that reasons correctly and is consistent with its teaching. It is always somewhat laughable, to see the Protestant Churches in pulpit and legislation, demand the observance of Sunday, of which there is nothing in their Bible." (Emphasis mine)
Peter R Kraemer
Catholic Church Extension Society
"If we consulted the Bible only, we should have to keep holy the Sabbath Day, that is Saturday." (A Course in Religion for Catholic High Schools and Academies, Vol 1, 1936 p. 51)
My friends, the above paragraphs are direct quotes of what the Roman Catholic Church herself has to say about YHWH'S SET APART SABBATH. Will you continue to follow after this perverted teaching? Are you going to follow a system that has turned from the True And Living ELOHIM, or will you serve YHWH? The decision is yours! (Josh 24:14-20) But remember, IF YOU LOVE HIM YOU MUST KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS! (Jn 14:15, I Jn 5:1-3, I Jn 2:4)
In the NAME YHWHSHUA,
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