Sabbath . Tyre . Sunday School Lesson
The Sunday School Lesson for 8/25/2013 is shared from Nehemiah 13:15-22 (Background Scripture: Nehemiah 13:4-31; Devotional Reading: Mark 2:23-27)
Sabbath ... It's maintenance as a strict day of rest was insisted on even in the 'earning time' & harvest" (Exodus 34:21).
During the Greek & Roman periods, when,27).synagogue worship became established among all the Jewish settlements throughout Asia Minor, Egypt, & Europe, the reading of the Jewish Scriptures became the regular characteristics feature of Sabbath ritual.
The early Christians, most of whom were Jews, kept the 7th day as a sabbath, but since the resurrection of our/their Lord was the most blessed day in their lives, they began very early alsot to meet for worship on the first day of the week (Acts 2:1),& designated it as the Lord's day. As the split between the Jews & Christians came gradually to meet for worship on the Lord's day & gave up the observance of the 7th day.
Tyre .. Tyre or Tyrus (rock), an ancient city of Phoenicia, covering 100 acres on an island, & having two parts of 12 acres each; (was also a town of 3,000 inhabitants) (Christ's visits coasts of: Matthew 15:21; Paul lands at: Acts 21:3; & its fall/wealth: Ezekiel 26:7).
Nehemiah 13:13-22 ... The violation of the sabbath ... Nehemiah 13: Upon the reading of the law separation is made from the mixed multitude. Nehemiah reforms the offices in the house of God. The violation of the sabbath, etc.
Nehemiah 13:15-16 ... Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Seventh Day, Sabbath Desecration in the Time of Nehemiah ... The Hebrews; The Hebrews Again In Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); Administration of Nehemiah, An End Put to the Desecration of the Sabbath
(Exodus 20:8-11; Ezra 10:31 ... Reference Scriptures in Sunday School Book)
Verses 17,18,19 ... Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Seventh Day, A Stop Pit to It ... The Hebrews; The Hebrews Again In Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); Administration of Nehemiah, An End Put to the Desecration of the Sabbath
Nehemiah 13:20-22 ... Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Seventh Day, A Stop Put to It ... The Hebrews; The Hebrews Again In Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); Administration of Nehemiah, An End Put to Desecration of the sabbath
Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; Christ's Teachings About the Sabbath, The Sabbath Made for Man, & Not Man for the Sabbath (Matthew 12:1-5,7; Mark 2:23-27; Luke 6:1-5)
Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; Christ's Teaching About the Sabbath, Works of Necessity & Charity Allowed (Mathew 2:10-12; Luke 6:6,7,9,10; 10:13,14,15; John 7:22,23)
Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Lord's Day, Observed From the First By the Christian Church (Acts 20:7,8; I Corinthians 16:1,2; Revelation 1:10,12)
Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Lord's Day, Diligence Enjoined (Hebrews 10:25)
Sacred Seasons; The Sabbatical Seasons; The Lord's Day, The Jewish Sabbath Also Observed (Acts 13:42-44; 16:13; 17:2; 18:4)
Monday - August 19, 2013 - A Sabbath to the Lord - Exodus 16:13-26
Quails & manna are sent. The manna was not to be found on the sabbath ... From Egypt to Sinai (Exodis 132:1-18:27) Food Miraculously Provided (Exodus 15:22-16:30)
Tuesday - August 20, 2013 - Keep the Sabbath Holy - Exodus 31:12-18
Of the sabbath. Moses receiveth the two tables ... Instructions Concerning The Tabernacle & Related Matters (Exodus 25:1-31:18) Miscellaneous Instructions (Exodus 30:1-31:18)
Wednesday - August 21, 2013 - Honoring the Sabbath - Isaiah 58:9c-14
Promises to godliness, & to a due observance of the sabbath ... The Return Of The Exiles (Isaiah 40:1-66:24) Judah after the return (Isaiah 56:1-6:24) Fasting & sabbath observance (Isaiah 58:1-14
Friday - August 23, 2013 - Doing Good on the Sabbath - Mark 3:1-6
Christ healeth the withered hand ... The Galilean Ministry (Mark 1:14-7:23)
Thursday - August 22, 2013 - The Lord of the Sabbath - Mark 2:23-27
Christ healeth one sick of the palsy, etc. ... Galilean Ministry (Mark 1:14-7:23)
Saturday - August 24, 2013 - Restoring the Sanctity of the Temple - Nehemiah 13:4-14
Sunday - August 25, 2013 - Restoring the Sanctity of the Sabbath - Nehemiah 13:15-22
Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Edition Bible & Zondervan Commentary