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
History is going somewhere and Christ is no passive by-stander.
Christ as the eternal Son of God and as the theanthropic Mediator occupies an office of headship over all things in heaven and upon earth and over the old and new creations.
Surely the headship of the last Adam constitutes him a much greater Adam than the first man was!
God must have incorporated moral law (i.e., law common to all men) into old covenant Israel’s national law as positive law for Israel under the old covenant.