How and why a person keeps the Sabbath determines whether this test commandment is really a sign between God and His people or an act of futility.
Far from being blind, faith is based on analyzing, comparing, adding up from evidence in God's Word, our own experience, and our calling by God's Holy Spirit.
Benign neglect of the Sabbath covenant can incrementally lead us into idolatry. We must treat this holy time as different from the other days of the week.
The reason for refraining from many activities on the Sabbath is not labor or energy, but the overall motivation. Certain works are perfect for the Sabbath.
It is vital for Christians to establish an attitude and habit of hearing. Of particular importance is our responsibility to listen to Jesus Christ.
Because of our 'time-bound' state, unless we sync with God's timetable, we are squandering our God-given time to become members of His family.
The letters to the seven churches of Revelation warn of losing our first love, heeding false teachers, compromising God's Truth, and forgetting right doctrine.
Jesus Christ is the architect of the church, indicating that the institution must take on the characteristics of the Builder, reflecting His character.
We must be careful when we ask for justice, for our request might come back to bite us. Those begging for justice will indeed get what they ask for.