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AUTHORITY OVER THE SABBATH

SYNOPSIS – Jesus responded to criticisms over his looseness to Sabbath regulations by demonstrating that he is Lord of the “Sabbath Day” – Mark 2:23-3:6

On one occasion in Galilee, a group of religious leaders objected to the looseness of Jesus to their Sabbath Day traditions, but he used the opportunity to demonstrate that the Messiah, the “Son of Man,” is “Lord” even over that day. God did cease His creative activities on the seventh day; however, the formal establishment of the Sabbath as a regulated day did not occur until the Torah was given at Mount Sinai.

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