b. Context of 4th Commandment shows permanence [refer Introductory sermon]:
i. The ten commandments belong together. ii. The ten commandments are a summary of God's moral law.
c. The NT confirms the permanence of the Sabbath ordinance:
i. Christ's teaching upholds the continuing Sabbath. ii. Apostolic teaching doesn't annul Sabbath day.
2. THE SABBATH DAY HAS CHANGED
i. 4th commandment is firstly about Sabbath, then the 7th day. ii. Under OT law there were many non-7th day sabbaths. iii. The NT shows apostolic church meeting and worshipping on first day. iv. Christ is the authority for change from 7th to first day. v. The Sabbath day changed at Christ's resurrection.
Neil van der Wel studied at the Reformed Theological College in Geelong, Victoria, from 1997 to 2001. He was ordained into gospel ministry in 2012 and has been serving the Lord in Reformation Presbyterian Church, Rockhampton since September 2015. He is married and has eight...