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The observance of one particular day, the seventh day of the week, is not a part of the Natural Law written in the hearts of men at the beginning and later codified in the Moral Law. We have no evidence of a command of God in the time of the Patriarchs, before and after the Flood, by which the Sabbath may be said to have been instituted.
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Genesis 2:2-3; Hebrews 4:4; Exodus 16:23; Exodus 20:8; Exodus 31:15; Exodus 16:29; Exodus 20:10; Exodus 35:3; Numbers 15:32-36; Amos 8:5-6; Numbers 28:9; Leviticus 24:8; Isaiah 58:13; Matthew 12:8; Matthew 12:5; Mark 3:4; Mark 2:27; Luke 13:14; Luke 14:5; John 7:23; John 9:14; John 4:24; Colossians 2:16; Galatians 4:9-11;
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Kretzmann, P. E.
"Propositions on the Sabbath-Sunday Question,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 4, Article 28.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol4/iss1/28