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—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Sabbath

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    2. Cultic Piety and Pharisaism before 70


    proper tithing of foods and Sabbath observance. The Gospels say much else about the Pharisees, ... on the Sabbath (Mark 2:15–28; Matthew 12:1–14): Is it permissible to harvest food on the Sabbath? The story is generated by the saying, “The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath,” and the Pharisees are not central ...

    From The Glory of God Is Intelligence: Four Lectures on the Role of Intellect in Judaism

    Speaking with Purpose and Peace: An Interview with Elain Witt


    have been given a simple topic like honoring the Sabbath—imagine being in the pew and hearing your ... the Sabbath,” and seeing what the last three conference talks on that issue were, you should read them, cut out ... to a higher level of honoring the Sabbath? What if someone’s testimony of honoring the Sabbath is sort ...

    From Volume 9 Number 1, 2008 of The Religious Educator

    “He Is Risen”: Types of Christ’s Resurrection in the Gospel Narratives


    At another time, when Christ was accused of breaking the Sabbath by healing, He defended himself and gave an example of another instance in which “it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days” (Matthew 12:12). Jesus claimed that if a sheep fell into a pit on the Sabbath, the owner would naturally “lay hold on it, ...

    From Selections from the 2007 Religious Education Student Symposium

    Latter-day Saint Worship and Activity


    while in the holy building. Temples are not open on Sunday, because the Sabbath day is dedicated ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Ward Organization


    exclude them from Sabbath day association with longtime Church friends.             Ideally, the ward ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    2. Old Testament Types and Symbols


    and were an inseparable part of worship. The Sabbath . Certainly the most frequent festival among ... of the earth when, we are told, the Lord “sanctified” the Sabbath and rested (Gen. 2:2–3). In Exodus 31:13 the Lord revealed the basic key to understanding the significance of the Sabbath: “Verily my ...

    From Literature of Belief: Sacred Scripture and Religious Experience

    6. Ignored and Unknown Clues of Early Mormon Record Keeping


                         Joseph Smith’s 1835–36 Journal (“Repentence” and “Sabbath Day”) · ... of Joseph Smith’s 1835 journal bears the term “Repentence” and the back cover uses the term “Sabbath Day.” ... figure 5). The back cover opens to a page containing “Scriptures relating to the Sabbath day,” which ...

    From Preserving the History of the Latter-day Saints

    A Flood of Revelations, 1831


    to accommodate the Saints in their Sunday worship. Sabbath Observance While in Missouri, the Prophet received the revelation we now know as section 59, which deals with Sabbath observance. Missouri ... people—untrained, uncouth; indulging in gambling, horseracing, and cockfighting. “Christian Sabbath observance here ...

    From Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer

    Concerning Astronomical References Found in the Scriptures


    to another , and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, sayeth the Lord. ... or of the new moon , or of the sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come. (Colossians 2:16–17) Note well that in these passages new moons are closely associated with sabbath days and feast days, ...

    From Converging Paths to Truth

    Leaving Room for Holy Envy

    Selected Article

    time that my class evolved, students had been visiting homes for Sabbath; but that became problematic. ... and a Sabbath meal and a simulated Passover Seder each semester. Recently my wife was also brought in to teach ...