Additional Online Resources
How Is Jesus Our Sabbath Rest? is answered superbly here by the online Christian ministry Got Questions?
True Sabbath Rest through Christ is a brief gospel study of Hebrews 4:9-10.
Enjoy Sabbath Rest Today is an excellent article by Sheryl Barker, featured in a 2011
issue of Proclamation! magazine.
Our Sabbath Rest Fulfilled in Jesus Christ is an 8-point study on the Sabbath by Grace Tabernacle.
Are the Sabbath laws binding on Christians today? is a brief Sabbath study by Pastor John MacArthur's ministry, Grace to
Jerry Rector's study on the Sabbath is available to read on the Life Assurance Ministries Web
site. Jerry is Joe's brother.
Pastor Mark Martin has an excellent study titled The Sabbath & Sunday: Common Misunderstandings.
Who Moved the Sabbath to Sunday? is Rev. Ken Collins' brief historical answer to this question that is so vital to
The Christian Church and the Lord's Day study by Cherry Brandstater features many
quotes by the early Church fathers regarding their common day of worship.
We recommend this booklet by a former-Sabbath keeper and leader in the Worldwide Church of God (now Grace Communion International), Dr. Mike Feazell's The Christian Sabbath: Divine Rest in Jesus Christ.
For those who prefer audio content, we especially recommend sermons by Pastor Mark Martin. You can listen to his excellent presentations on the topics of The Gospel & the Covenants and several sermons on the Sabbath (under the heading of "Messages on the Sabbath") on
his Web site. Pastor Mark's sermon titled The Sabbath Keeps Me is Jennifer's favorite!
Sabbath in Christ by Dale Ratzlaff is an in-depth study of the Sabbath in
Scripture, written for laypeople. Originally titled Sabbath in Crisis, New Testmant scholar D. A. Carson wrote the foreword to the first edition of this excellent Sabbath study.
Discovering the New Covenant: Why I Am No Longer a Seventh-day
Adventist by Pastor Greg Taylor
40 Questions About
Christians and Biblical Law by evangelical scholar Thomas Schreiner ~ Question 37 directly addresses the Sabbath issue, but the whole book is very
helpful for understanding the role of law in the life of a Christian. We highly recommend Dr. Schreiner's clear and concise work.
Sabbath, Circumcision, and Tithing: Which Old Testament Laws Apply to Christians? by Michael Morrison, formerly a
Sabbath keeper and leader in the Worldwide Church of God, is accessible online. You may also order a copy on Amazon.
The Sabbath Complete: And the Ascendency of First-Day Worship by Terrence D. O'Hare is a substantial study of the Sabbath in history, endorsed by Dr. Craig
Blomberg (see his book below) and Michael Morrison (whose book is recommended above).
Perspectives on the
Sabbath: Four Views ~ In this 2011 publication, edited by Christopher John Donato, Dr. Craig Blomberg of Denver Seminary presents the "Fulfillment" model that Sabbatismos
Ministries supports. Adventist pastor Skip MacCarty defends the SDA position, which upholds Saturday as the required day of rest and worship.
From Sabbath to Lord's Day: A Biblical, Theological, and Historical Investigation, edited by D. A. Carson, is a scholarly work but an excellent resource for
those wanting to dig more deeply into the Sabbath issue.