The Seventh Day Applied

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Genesis 2:1-3
[1] Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. [2] And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. [3] So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.

DEEP SHEET: Sermon Study Questions
1.   How have you thought about Sabbath, Lord’s Day, and Sunday up to this point?
2.  How does Genesis 2:1-3 give us a healthy rhythm for work and rest?
3.  Why do we struggle to follow this pattern of work and rest? What negative effects does this have on human flourishing?
4.  How is being a Christian a realized Sabbath? What does it look like to rest in Jesus?
5.  Does the New Testament teach that Christians are obligated to observe a particular day in a particular way?
6.  Why do Christians gather on Sunday? What happens when a person neglects regular attendance at church?
7.  What is the Sabbath rest that remains for us? How does this comfort the Christian and warn the faithless participant?

References: Exodus 20:8-11; Matthew 11:28-30; Hebrews 4:3; Colossians 2:16-17; Romans 14:5; John 20:1, 19; Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2; Revelation 1:10; Hebrews 10:25; 4:10.

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