Sabbath, Creation, Guarding and Observing

The ten commandments are listed in two places in the Torah (Pentateuch).  They are listed first in Exodus 20, then again in Deuteronomy 5.  The lists are almost identical except when it concerns the commandment regarding the Sabbath. First, I’m not going into whether or not one should still observe the Sabbath, or whether it […]

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Sabbath and Slavery

There are two places in the Torah (Pentateuch) where the 10 commandments are listed.  The listings are nearly identical, but there is an interesting difference between the listing for the Sabbath.  God gives two completely (seemingly) independent reasons for keeping and observing the Sabbath. In the one listing in Deuteronomy chapter 5 states that the […]

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