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Sermon Audio: Sabbath


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Sunday, September 04, 2016


Jay & Heather Bean

Lead Pastor

A teaching by Pastor Jay on the importance of honoring the Sabbath. He looks in detail at various Bible characters and how they prioritized the Sabbath in their lives, emphasizing the importance of rest in our lives.



  • Definition: Sabbath is a twenty four hour period where you cease from your vocation and dedicate the time to God.
  • The Sabbath is a reminder that our time and life belong to the Lord, that we belong to the Lord.

The Sabbath and Adam & Eve – Genesis 2:1-4

The Sabbath and Noah – Genesis 8:4

God brought Abraham to a land of rest – Genesis 12:1-3

The Sabbath and Moses – Exodus 16:25; 20:8-11; 31:13

The Sabbath and Jesus – Mark 2:27-28

There is a shift to the first day of the week

  1. Jesus rose from the dead. John 20:1, Matthew 27:53
  2. Jesus appeared to ten of his disciples. John 20:19
  3. A week later Jesus appeared to the eleven disciples. John 20:26
  4. Fulfillment of Pentecost. Leviticus 23:16

The Sabbath and the New Testament church

  1. First gospel sermon. Acts 2:14
  2. First converts. Acts 2:41
  3. First Christian baptism in water. Acts 2:41
  4. Practice of the Church partaking of the Lord’s supper. Acts 20:7
  5. Practice of receiving offering. 1 Corinthians 16:2

What do you do on the Sabbath?

  1. Rest
  2. Reflection
  3. Re-creation
  4. Proflection
  5. Worship in community

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