In this week’s Theology Matters, Dr. Richard Barcellos joins us to discuss the New Testament use of the Old Testament.
A detailed examination of all the passages in the Gospels where Christ discusses the issue of the Sabbath will show that he never predicted its abolition, nor did he ever profane it.
Tom Wells’ book on the Sabbath: Chapter Three (IV) Mark 2:23-28 narrates another incident between Jesus and his disciples and the Pharisees. Jesus was “passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to make their way along while picking the heads of grain” (Mk. 2:23). The Pharisees said, “Look, why are they […]
I found Wells’ argument unconvincing and his method of argumentation, at this point, very sloppy.
The Sabbath is not a symbol or type of Christ, strictly speaking; it is a symbol and type of that which Christ attains for us – the eschatological state.
Wells references Matt. 12:1-14 several times in chapter 3 but offers no exposition of the passage.
English translations need to revisit the way that the books of the Old Testament are ordered.
The guys at Reformed Forum discuss the Creation Covenant with Dr. Roland S. Ward.
The Gospels are full of allusions to and echoes of previous revelation. And the Gospels set the stage for further revelation which will explain both the redemptive acts and words of Jesus Christ (Jn. 14:26; 16:13-15).
“There is not one syllable of positive teaching by the Lord Jesus peculiar to the Sabbath in any Gospel passage.” – Tom Wells