Sunday and the Sabbath

BF&M 1925 – XIV. The Lord’s Day

The first day of the week is the Lord’s day. It is a Christian institution for regular observance. It commemorates the resurrection of Christ from the dead and should be employed in exercises of worship and spiritual devotion, both public and private, and by refraining from worldly amusements, and resting from secular employments, works of necessity and mercy only excepted.

Ex. 20:3-6; Mat. 4:10; Mat. 28:19; 1 Tim. 4:13; Col. 3:16; John 4:21; Ex. 20:8; 1 Cor. 16:1-2; Acts 20:7; Rev. 1:1; Mat. 12:1-13.

BF&M 1963 – VIII. The Lord’s Day

The first day of the week is the Lord’s Day. It is a Christian institution for regular observance. It commemorates the resurrection of Christ from the dead and should be employed in exercises of worship and spiritual devotion, both public and private, and by refraining from worldly amusements, and resting from secular employments, work of necessity and mercy only being excepted.

Ex. 20:8-11; Mat. 12:1-12; Mat. 28:1ff.; Mark 2:27-28; Mark 16:1-7; Luke 24:1-3,33-36; John 4:21-24; John 20:1,19-28; Acts 20:7; 1 Cor. 16:1-2; Col. 2:16; Col. 3:16; Rev. 1:10.

BF&M 2000 – VIII. The Lord’s Day

The first day of the week is the Lord’s Day. It is a Christian institution for regular observance. It commemorates the resurrection of Christ from the dead and should include exercises of worship and spiritual devotion, both public and private. Activities on the Lord’s Day should be commensurate with the Christian’s conscience under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Exodus 20:8-11; Matthew 12:1-12; Matthew 28:1ff.; Mark 2:27-28; Mark 16:1-7; Luke 24:1-3,33-36; John 4:21-24; John 20:1,19-28; Acts 20:7; Romans 14:5-10; I Corinthians 16:1-2; Colossians 2:16; Colossians 3:16; Revelation 1:10.

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