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TWO SABBATHS

1. Which parts of the law of Moses were abolished?
Read: Hebrews 10:1; Colossians 2:16,17
For the law having a __________ of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect. (10:1)
Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Which are a __________ of things to come; but the body is of Christ. (2:16,17)
NOTE: The law of Moses that symbolized ['had a shadow of'] salvation to come was abolished.
2. Which Sabbath 'has a shadow of' salvation to come?
Read: Leviticus 23:27,32; Leviticus 16:30,31; Hebrews 9:11,12,15,28
Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall be a day of __________: it shall be an holy convocation to you; and you shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire to the LORD. It shall be to you a __________ of rest, and you shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even to even, shall you celebrate your __________(23:27,32)
For on that day shall the priest make an __________ for you, to cleanse you, that you may be clean from all your sins before the LORD. It shall be a __________ of rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever. (16:30,31)
But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own __________ he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal __________ for us. And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the __________ of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. So Christ was once offered to __________ the sins of many; and to them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin to salvation. (9:11,12,15,28)
 
NOTE: The day of atonement is called Sabbath or Sabbath of rest. That day is the most important Jewish holidays. That day symbolizes Christ by his own blood entered into the holy place for the redemption of the transgressions of those who are called that they may receive the promise of eternal life. So Christ offered his life once to bear the sins of those who look for Him.
3. What other Sabbath 'has a shadow of' salvation to come?
Read: Leviticus 23:24; Leviticus 23:39,40,41,43
Speak to the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall you have a __________, a memorial of blowing of __________, an holy convocation. (23:24)
NOTE: The feast of trumpets is also called Sabbath. 
Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the fruit of the land, you shall keep a feast to the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a __________, and on the eighth day shall be a __________. And you shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days. And you shall keep it a feast to the LORD seven days in the year. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations: you shall celebrate it in the seventh month. That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in __________, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God. (23:39,40,41,43)
NOTE: The feast of tabernacles or booths is also called Sabbath. 
4. Why does the seventh day Sabbath not 'have a shadow of' salvation to come, and therefore was not abolished?
Read: Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 20:8,10,11
Thus the heavens and the earth were __________, and all the host of them. And on the __________ day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God __________ the __________ day, and __________ it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. (2:1-3)
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. But the __________ day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates: For in six days the LORD __________ heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: why the LORD __________ the sabbath day, and hallowed it. (20:8,10,11)
NOTE: The seventh day Sabbath was instituted on the seventh day at creation. On that day, Adam and Eve had not sinned. As a result, the seventh day Sabbath does not 'have a shadow of' salvation to come, and therefore, that day was not abolished. That day is a memorial of God's work of creation.

5. Does Romans 14 refer to Sabbath observance of the fourth commandment?
Read: Romans 14:5,6
One man __________ one day above another: another __________ every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that __________ the day, regards it to the Lord; and he that __________ not the day, to the Lord he does not regard it. He that __________, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that __________ not, to the Lord he eats not, and gives God thanks.
NOTE: Romans 14:5,6 does not refer to Sabbath observance of the fourth commandment because of the following reasons:
Reason 1. Romans 14:1 (Him that is weak in the faith receive you, but not to doubtful disputations) sets the context. This chapter is about doubtful disputations. Sabbath observance of the fourth commandment is not a doubtful disputation.
Reason 2. The whole Romans 14 is about eating. Romans 14:2-6 in particular is about eating versus not eating (verse 2: eating all things versus eating herbs; verse 6: eating versus not eating). There is no biblical connection between Sabbath observance and eating versus not eating, or fasting
Reason 3. And so, what day observance has something to do with fasting? Jewish history and the Bible recorded that Jews fasted on certain days, and therefore, observed the day of fasting (see Luke 18:12, Luke 5:33Mark 2:18Matthew 9:14). Some members tried to enforce this fasting day observance. Paul set the record straight that the observance of the day of fasting was optional.
Notice the parallels between 'esteem', 'regard', and 'eat' in verses 5 and 6. One regards [esteems] the day of fasting by not eating on that day. 
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