Sabbath, Circumcision, and Tithing



Section I: How can any of God’s laws be obsolete?

Chapter 1. The strange variety of Old Testament laws
Chapter 2. Does God make mistakes?
Chapter 3. Circumcision: a new way to keep an old law
Chapter 4. The eternal validity of God’s law
Chapter 5. A Christian council about Old Testament laws – a study of Acts 15
Chapter 6. The biblical explanation: The new covenant makes some biblical laws obsolete
Chapter 7. Hebrews and the change in covenants – a study of Hebrews 7-10
Chapter 8. “The law is holy, just and good” – a study of Matthew 5

Section II: “Remember the Sabbath day”

Chapter 9. Was the Sabbath commanded at creation?
Chapter 10. The Sabbath and the Ten Commandments
Chapter 11. The prophets and the Sabbath
Chapter 12. Jesus and the Sabbath: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
Chapter 13. Example of the apostles
Chapter 14. Paul and the Sabbath – a study of Col. 2, Rom. 14, and Eph. 2
Chapter 15. A better way to rest – a study of Hebrews 3-4 – and miscellaneous questions
Chapter 16. Sabbath and Sunday in the early church

Section III: Other laws

Chapter 17. The role of the Ten Commandments in Christian life – a study of 2 Cor. 3
Chapter 18. Mildew, meats, and cleanliness
Chapter 19. Annual festivals
Chapter 20. Tithing – including a study of 1 Cor. 9
Chapter 21. Behavioral expectations in the new covenant

Appendix 1: Brief answers for questions about the Sabbath
Appendix 2: For further reading

Copyright © 2003 Michael Morrison. All Rights Reserved

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright©1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House. All rights reserved.

Sabbath, Circumcision, and Tithing – Introduction
The Strange Variety of Old Testament Laws
Does God Make Mistakes?
Circumcision: A New Way to Keep an Old Law
The Eternal Validity of God’s Law
A Christian Council About Old Testament Laws
The New Covenant Makes Some Biblical Laws Obsolete
Hebrews and the Change of Covenants
The Law is Holy, Just and Good — a Study of Matthew 5
Was the Sabbath Commanded at Creation?
The Sabbath and the Ten Commandments
The Prophets and the Sabbath
Jesus and the Sabbath
Example of the Apostles
Paul and the Sabbath (chapter in SCT)
A Better Way to Rest
Sabbath and Sunday in the Early Church
The Role of the Ten Commandments in Christian Life
Mildew, Meats, and Cleanliness
Annual Festivals
Behavioral Expectations in the New Covenant
Appendix 2 of Sabbath, Circumcision and Tithing: For Further Reading

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