At Is. 66, in the Millennial Reign: "FROM ONE SABBATH TO ANOTHER, ALL MANKIND will come and bow down before Me, says YHWH. And they will go out and look upon the DEAD BODIES of those who rebelled against Me". (Is 56): "Blessed is the man who does this, the man who holds it fast: who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it "Let no foreigner who has bound himself to YHWH say, 'YHWH will surely exclude me from His people'. . . . .To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths, who choose what pleases me and hold fast to My Covenant ~ to them I will give within My Temple and its walls a memorial and a name BETTER THAN SONS AND DAUGHTERS . . . . AND FOREIGNERS WHO BIND THEMSELVES TO YHWH, to serve Him, to LOVE THE NAME OF YHWH and to worship Him, ALL WHO KEEP THE SABBATH WITHOUT DESECRA TING IT, and HOLD FAST TO MY COVENANT, these I will bring to My holy mountain and give them joy in My house of prayer for My house of prayer will be called a house of prayer for ALL NA TIONS."
JERUSALEM COUNCIL CONCERNING GENTILES After deciding that fleshly circumcision is not a requirement, the Gentiles who BEAR THE NAME are told to begin by abstaining from idolatry, sexual immorality, FOOD STRANGLED, AND BLOOD. "For Mosheh (the Torah) has been preached in every city from the earliest times, AND IS READ IN THE SYNAGOGUES EVERY SABBATH." The Nazarenes studied next to the other sects in the places where the Scrolls were read, until after the destruction of Yerushaliyim, then were shunned for having fled the city instead of defending it, as they were obeying what Rabbi Yahushua had warned them of. Many of the synagogue rulers were believers in the Mashiach! At Acts 1, Luke records "Then they returned to Yerushaliyim from the hill called the Mount of Olives, A SABBATH DAY'S WALK from the city." Even the "day of Pentecost", called Shabuoth (weeks), is an annual Sabbath ~ one of seven, and is the memorial of the receiving of Torah at Sinai (the Nazarenes received it in their hearts, circumcised by Mashiach on that day, fulfilling the prophecy at Yerme Yahu 31). Paul even states that we should "keep the feast", speaking of the 7 days of unleavened bread, at 1 Cor. 5:8. "The Fast", or Yom Kippur, is referred to at Acts 27:9, because the weather was turning bad because of the lateness in the year. I completely understand the turmoil this causes in your mind; I remember it well. I endured it when I had to weigh all the evidence, but I received Him; and
DOES SHABBAT BEGIN AT SUNSET, MIDNIGHT, OR SUNRISE? SEE NEHEMYAH 13:19
the Sabbath, and all His Commandments fill me with extreme joy. Will YHWH punish you for resting on Sabbath, or is it really the "bad seed" (teachings) of ha Shatan that inoculates most people from repenting? It is only Israel, YHWH's obedient Bride, who will enter the gates into the city. There is no gate named "the Church", or "Christianity" ~ only gates bearing the names of the 12 tribes of Israel. When Scripture says "Israel", it is not just speaking of the Yahudim — they are one of the tribes — Israel is all 12 tribes. THE DRAGON RECOGNIZES SABBATH-KEEPERS BY
THEIR OBEDIENCE "Then the dragon was enraged at the woman (the Bride) and went off to make war against the rest of her offspring ~ those WHO OBEY ELOHIM'S COMMANDMENTS, and hold to the TESTIMONY OF YAHUSHUA (which is: 'repent -for the Reign of YHWH draws near'.)." The 4th Commandment tells us all to remember the Sabbath, and it's the 7th day of every week. As a regular observer of Sabbath, I stay home and rest, and study with my wife and children. Obedience is worship. Can we "obey Elohim's Commandments", and not have His Sign of the Covenant, His Sabbath? If Rabbi Yahushua is "Master of the Sabbath", and it was made for man, will ignoring it bring us closer to Him in our walk? If the 4th Commandment is only for "Jews" to obey, then the Creator has 2 different sets of rules ~ or, an enemy has sown weeds among the wheat! The parables are "dark sayings" that only the Bride will understand, and Proverbs 9 even refers to the 7 annual appointments: "Wisdom (Torah) has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars." From Passover through Tabernacles and the Last Great Day, there are "7 pillars" or high Sabbaths. These outline the redemption plan of YHWH's Bride. The parable about the "Great Banquet" (Luke 14:16-24) illustrates how many are just not interested in coming to the appointed observances of hYhy.
As you can readily see, there is no "break" between what is meant by the "Sabbath" in the TaNaKh and Brit Chadasha, as many would lead you to believe. If you'd really like to learn how this rift occurred, you can look up a man named Marcion in a good encyclopedia, or go to a library. He was a heretic, who taught that we need to completely disregard the "Old Testament". However all scholars realize that the New Covenant authors consistently used the "Old" as their foundation, and never taught the changes we see today.
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