Jesus Christ the Fiery Serpent

Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF MR. HAROLD CAMPING.
Harold CampingRose
WALK WITH THE KING MY FRIEND.

Old Testament Sabbath, Day of rest. We are not to do any work for our Salvation. Deuteronomy 5:14,15 Here the Israelites are servants in the Land of Egypt and the Lord thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand. Therefore the Lord thy God commanded thee to keep the Sabbath day. A Picture of Salvation, where God does the work. Acts 2: 26-27 My flesh shall rest in Hope. Christ is our Hope. His flesh waited with out cruption for its salvation.

Hebrews 4:1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left [us] of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. {4:2} For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard [it. ]{4:3} For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. {4:4} For he spake in a certain place of the seventh [day] on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. {4:5} And in this [place] again, If they shall enter into my rest. {4:6} Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: {4:7} Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. 4:8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward spoken of another day. {4:9} There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. {4:10} For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God [did] from his. {4:11} Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.

God rested on the seventh day of creation, because his work was done. Although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. {4:4} For he spake in a certain place of the seventh [day] on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. Now what are the works of God that we need not work, but come into His rest. John 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? {6:29} Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent. So now you can see in Hebrews 4:8 (For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward spoken of another day). Faith is God's work, and we can do nothing through our salvation. This work of God points to the seventh day SABBATH. (Saturday)This is why we must keep it Holy.

Now Jesus being God, points to a New Testament Sabbath, one that we must keep. That we must keep just as Holy as was the saturday Sabbath, which we are no longer oblegated to keep.Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath [days: ] 2:17 Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body [is] of Christ. Matthew 28:1 points to the transformation of the Old Testament Sabbath to the New Teastament Sabbath. Matthew 28:1 In the end of the (sabbath,(sabbatoon,plural) as it began to dawn toward the first(one) [day:this word was added by the translator)of the( week,(sabbatoon, plural) came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Here the Word translated Week should of been translated Sabbath.

The New Testament Sabbath , A Day of work. God created the world on a Sunday, the first day of the creation of the world, in which He worked. What Day was Penticost on, it was a Sunday. On Sunday we Evangelise the world. This is our work as Christians, to bring forth the Gospel of Christ. Who rose from the dead on Sunday. The New Testament Sabbath.

Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath [days: ] 2:17 Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body [is] of Christ. The preceeding verse the old Ceremonial laws are but a shadow of thing to come.Let no man therefore judge you in respect to the Sabbath.

Acts 20:7 And upon the(first:0ne 3991)[day This word was added]of the (week:4521 sabbath)when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight. 20:8 And there were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together. The apostiles honered and worshiped on the New Sabbath.(Sunday) Notice Acts 20:7 reads upon the one of the sabbath. The disciples came together to break bread. Bread is the Gospel. To Break bread was to preach the Gospel. Paul preach until midnight which denoted the end of the Sabbath. The Lights represent the Light of the gospel.

 

Acts 13:42 And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.

Acts13:44 And the next sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God. 13:45 But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.

Hebrews 4:1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left [us] of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. {4:2} For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard [it. ]{4:3} For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. {4:4} For he spake in a certain place of the seventh [day] on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. {4:5} And in this [place] again, If they shall enter into my rest. {4:6} Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: {4:7} Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

4:8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward spoken of another day. {4:9} There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. {4:10} For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God [did] from his. {4:11} Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.

We can not do any work for our Salvation!

Exodus 31:12 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {31:13} Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I [am] the LORD that doth sanctify you. {31:14} Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it [is] holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth [any] work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. {31:15} Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth [any] work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. {31:16} Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, [for] a perpetual covenant. {31:17} It [is] a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.

And Old Testament sign.

Numbers 15:32 And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day. {15:33} And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation. {15:34} And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him. {15:35} And the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp. {15:36} And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.

{15:37} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {15:38} Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: {15:39} And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring: {15:40} That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God.

Numbers 15:32 And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day. {15:33} And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation. {15:34} And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him. {15:35} And the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp. {15:36} And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.

{15:37} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {15:38} Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: {15:39} And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring: {15:40} That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God. {15:41}

ISAIAH 58 a picture of Sunday Sabbath. There is no sign of rest in this chapter. Sunday is a day for sending forth the Gospel. God here in this chapter shows the fast that He has chosen for this day. (Is it not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? {58:7} [Is it] not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?) To loose the bands of the wicked is to set him free of his sin through the Gospel. To undo the heavy burdens. The heavy burdens of sin. Again bring the Gospel. To let the oppressed go Free. The sinner becomes oppressed in sin,(Oppression is the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.[1] It can also be defined as an act or instance of oppressing, the state of being oppressed, and the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions or people, and anxiety.) But Christ set us free through His Word. And break every yoke. The Gospel breaks us from things that yoke us, tie us to sin. (Porn,alcohol, tobacco ect.) This is the Fasting they are talking about in Matt 17:21. This Sabbath, the Sunday Sabbath is a Day of Work, not for our salvationbut the work of sendind the Gospel to the world. Thou LOVE ME FEED MY SHEEP!

Isaiah58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. {58:2} Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.

{58:3} Wherefore have we fasted, [say they,] and thou seest not? [wherefore] have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours. {58:4} Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as [ye do this] day, to make your voice to be heard on high. {58:5} Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? [is it] to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes [under him?] wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD? {58:6} [Is] not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? {58:7} [Is it] not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

{58:8} Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward. {58:9} Then shalt thou call, and the LORD shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I [am.] If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity; {58:10} And [if] thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness [be] as the noonday: {58:11} And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not. {58:12} And [they that shall be] of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

FOOT HERE EQUALS THE WILL OF MAN.

{58:13} If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, [from] doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking [thine own] words: {58:14} Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken [it.

The Seventh Day Sabbath

EXODUS 20:1 And God spake all these words, saying, {20:2} I [am] the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

( Here God does all the WORK of their salvation out of Egypt)

NUMBERS 15:37- 38 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 15:38 Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: {15:39} And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring: 15:40 That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God.

( Before Christ went to the cross, keeping the Law is what saved a person from sin. But the Jewish people could not keep the law, because of the curse of the law. Which is the inabilty to keep the Law. So Exodus 20:1 is a parable, an earthly story with a Spiritual meaning. Here God is bringing the Jewish people out of the bondage of Egypt. Egypt being a picture of sin and God does all the work bringing them out of their bondage of sin. He tells them in:

NUMBERS 15 :37-38 to remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring: 15:40 That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God.

So here God tells the Jewish people, they must rely on the Law. God is the Law! The Law reflects God’s character. When we survey the scriptural representations of the character of God’s Law, we soon discover that the same moral attributes applied to it are also used in reference to the very being of God. God is good ( Mark 10:18; Ps. 143:10); the Law is good ( Deut. 12:28; Ps. 119:68; Rom 7:12,16). God is holy (Isa. 6:3; Rev 15:4); the Law is holy ( Num.15:40; Rom. 7:12). God is perfect ( 2 Sam. 22:31; Ps 18:30; Matt. 5:48); the Law is perfect ( Ps. 1:25; James 1:25). God is spiritual ( John 4:24); the Law is spiritual ( Rom. 7:14).God is righteous ( Deut. 32:4; Ezra 9:15; Ps. 116:5); the Law is righteous ( Deut. 4:8; Ps. 19:7; Rom. 2:26; 8:4). God is just ( Deut. 32:4; Ps. 25:8, 10; Isa.45:21); the Law is just ( Prov. 28:4, 5: Zech. 7:9-12; Ro. 7:12). So He is telling them they must obay Him and find their salvation and rest in Him. For He is the 7th day SABBATH, they are to rest in.)

Sunday the New Sabbath

I [am] the LORD that doth sanctify you. Your salvation is the work of God! God rested on the seventh day of creation, because his work was done. Although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

Hebrews 4:4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh [day] on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.

Now what are the works of God that we need not work, but come into His rest.

John 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

So now you can see in Hebrews 4:8 (For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward spoken of another day). Faith is God's work, and we can do nothing for our salvation. This is why Jesus did not speak of another day.It was not Jesus that gave them the Sabbath rest, It was the Father God. This work of God points to the seventh day SABBATH. (Saturday)This is why we kepth it Holy.

God is the (Law) Word. So the Word was with God and the word was God.

John {1:1} In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Now this word made flesh, put an end to all Old Testament ceremonial Laws at the cross, for He was the forfullment of them all.

John 19:30 It is finished and he bowed his head and gave up the ghost.

Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath [days: ] 2:17 Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body [is] of Christ. Matthew 28:1 points to the transformation of the Old Testament Sabbath to the New Teastament Sabbath. Matthew 28:1 In the end of the (sabbath,(sabbatoon,plural) as it began to dawn toward the first(one) [day:this word was added by the translator)of the( week,(sabbatoon, plural) came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Here the Word translated Week should of been translated Sabbath.

 

 


  SABBATH: The name Sabbath is applied to various great festivals but principally and usually to the seventh day of the week, the strict observance of which is enforced not merely in the general Mosaic code but also in the Ten Commandments. When we examine God's usage of the word"Sabbath" in the Hebrew of the Old Testament, we discover it could be and indeed is translated "rest" This is very understandable because the seventh day Sabbath focussed entirely on rest.

The Sabbath was a divine institution and is so declared in passages where ceasing to create is called "resting: (Gen.2:3; Ex. 20:11;31:17) The Sabbath was instituted by Moses. It is in ( Ex.16:23-29) that we find the first indisputable institution of the day; as one given to and to be kepth by the children of Israel. Shortly afterward it was reenacted in the fourth commandment. Many of the rabbis date its first institution from the incident recored in (Ex.15:25) This however, seems to lack foundation. We are not on sure ground until we come to the unmistakable institution in Exodus Chapter 16, in connection with the gathering of manna.

Two reasons are given for its observance in Israel. God's resting on the seventh day of creation ( Ex.20:8-11; 31:16-17) and Israel's having been a"slave in the land of Egypt" and having been brough "out of their by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm: (Deut. 5:15)

Does the New Testament establish Sunday as the Lord’s Day—or is the Jewish Sabbath still in effect? Does it make any difference? If so, which day is the Christian Sabbath? Can it be PROVEN?

The subject of which day is the Christian Sabbath is one of the longest running debates about any Bible teaching. Theologians and ministers of every background and theology have offered their opinion about the “Saturday or Sunday” question. Most begin with the assumption that traditional, orthodox Christianity is the place to start the discussion. While human opinion should not count, astonishingly, most are content to accept it. Few will look to the Bible as the authority. Not only is God’s Word the place to begin the study of this subject, as well as that of every other doctrine of God, but the “which day is holy” question already arises at the very beginning of the Bible.
The book of Genesis—the name means “beginnings”—speaks almost immediately about the subject of the Sabbath—the seventh day of the week. It is as though God wanted this issue clearly established in the minds of the Bible’s readers from the outset of their study of Scripture.
Near the book’s beginning, immediately after the “Creation chapter” concludes, the Bible states this: “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had made; and He RESTED on the seventh day from all His work which He had made. And God BLESSED the seventh day, and SANCTIFIED it: because that in it He had RESTED from all His work which God created and made” (2:1-3).

Let take this challenge; lets look to the BIBLE as our authority and not orthodox Christianity, or human opinion. Lets look only to God's word, and see what He has to say about Sunday the Sabbath.

Parable: is an earthly story with a spiritual meaning.

Let Him Who hath ears to hear, let him hear. (Matt.13:10)Why speakest thou unto them in parables? He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

A Parable is an earthly story with a spiritual meaning. The Bible is also earthly stories with a spiritual meanings too. Do we accept human opinion, which men's wisdom teacheth? Or are we though by one of Greater atority. (I Corinthians 2:13) Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparingspiritual things with spiritual. The Bible is a spiritual Book and in oder to under stand it you must posess the Holy Spirit dwelling in you. In other words you must be a child of God!

Lets us begin our quest: In the beginning God created the heaven an the earth.The book of Genesis—the name means “beginnings”—speaks almost immediately about the subject of the Sabbath—the seventh day of the week. It is as though God wanted this issue clearly established in the minds of the Bible’s readers from the outset of their study of Scripture. But why did God complete His Work on the seventh Day and not on the eighth day? And why does He stress the work of creation is completed? In order to understand these questions we must understand first how God uses the number Seven in the Bible. We can see from the onset that God completes his work in seven Days. So this is a hint that seven in the Bible repersents completion. But we must as stated earlyer compair Spiritual things to Spiritual things to see if we have truth. Let look closely at Genesis7:10. Remember look to see if something was completed and the number assocated with it. (Gen.7:10) And it came to passed after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. (Gen.23:1) And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah. ( Her life is completed) I could keep going on but I leave that to you. Why does God complete his work on the seventh day, to stress completion throught out the bible.

God's work ends on the seventh Day. {20:8} Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. {20:9} Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: {20:10} But the
seventh day [is] the sabbath of the LORD thy God: [in it] thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that [is] within thy gates: {20:11} For [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them [is,] and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. We are to remember the seventh day of the week and keep it Holy and do no work in it. I ask this Question before we move on, what type of gospel did the Jewish people have at this time? Was it by faith or by works?[] Here comes the Parable try to understand six day were the Jewish people to work but the seventh day they were to rest. Six days the jewish people try to establish themself right with God by there own works of righteous and on the seventh day God puts an end to there there works. He tell them they are to rest. So truly Saturday would be the Sabbath Day for the Old testament Jews. And in deed it was, untill???

Oh by the way while I think of it let me answer the question, Why does God say the work of creation was completed.(Gen.2:3) First he creates Man,then (What is the work of God?(John 6: 28-29) Then said they unto Him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him whom He hath sent.) when all that are of His elect which will believe on him are saved, then and only then will His work be Done. This is what the seventh day points to, the completion of creation, total salvation of man. And it was completed before the foundation of the world. (Ephesians1:4)According as He hadth chosen us in Him before the foundatiomn of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love.

God is showing in the seventh day sabbath, that we are not to do any work for our salvation. All of the work of Salvation is his. The Jews tried to be right with God through the Works of the Law. All Christ saving work was done at the end of the seventh day of creation,at the foundation of the world!

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Now remember reason two for its observance in Israel.: Two reasons are given for its observance in Israel. God's resting on the seventh day of creation ( Ex.20:8-11; 31:16-17) and Israel's having been a"slave in the land of Egypt" and having been brough "out of their by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm: (Deut. 5:15) The Israel's did no work to be saved out of the hands of the Egyptions. To be brougth out of Egypt is a portrait of salvation. Just what does Israel beening a "slave in the land of Egype" and having been brough out, have to do with keeping the Sabbath day Holy. This whole story is a parable and earthly story with a spiritual meaning. Egype here is a picture of the world and sin (hell). God through a savor, brings His people out of bondage to sin, unto a land of mike and honey, salvation. He does this by imposing plages upon the Egypetion people. The last of these plages was to be death upon all the first born of Egype. The Jewish people were to be saved from death by the blood of a Lamb, placed on the door post. the blood signifies expiation and separation, the flesh stands for sin that is burned outside Israel’s camp and, the fat and its rising smoke depict the spirit and its ascension. But at the first Passover things were very different: Blood signifies separation only, not expiation of sin. Egypt,  which is outside Israel’s camp (Goshen) depicts flesh and sin. Israel  portrays the spirit and smoke that departs from Egypt and, the solid fat is symbolized by Goshen, Israel’s “camp” . And lastly, the “altar” is signified by the collective homes of the Israelites. Notice that  1) the Passover lamb’s blood is not related to expiation, 2) and its flesh does not symbolize sin, 3) nor does its fat and smoke signify the spirit. In fact, no fat or smoke are even mentioned. For this reason the Passover animal is nowhere called a Sin Offering (Leviticus 4:1- 35).But it was because, if it wasn't for the blood of the lamb death would of come upon the Jewish people, being in the land of synbolic sin. For the wages of sin is death. However, the lamb’s blood acted as separator between life and death, as in the Sin Offering; for by it the Israelite firstborn lives, and for lack of it the Egyptian firstborn dies. Moreover, it is not until after the blood is dashed against the doorposts that Israel is allowed to totally depart –separate from – Egypt. ( sin) Judaism has long asserted vis-a-vis its sister religion, Christianity, that the Passover lambitself was not an expiatory offering for sin, for nothing is said of expiating sin, separating lamb’s flesh and fat, of burning fat to create a “pleasing aroma” or burning the flesh outside Israel’s camp. But they did drain its blood and pour it into basins, Exodus 12:22, for striking on the doorposts, implying their homes stood in place of an altar. Hence, Israel herself – not the lamb’s fat – symbolizes the spirit*, and her departure from Egypt is the smoke’sascension to Paradise (Canaan). How beautiful is all this pointing to our Lord an savior Jesus Christ, He is our rest when it comes to our salvation! (Heberws 4:3)For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said:"So I swore in my wrath, 'they shall not enter My rest,'" although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. Just as God ended His work of creation(John 6: 28-29) on the seventh Day, our works are ended in Christ! (Which was at the foundation of the world)We need not to work to get salvation for our salvation is in His Blood. We too are brough out of Egype into a land of Milk and honey. The seventh day Sabbath pointed to the salvation that would be provided by Jesus our Savior. So you see there were two reason for keeping the sabbath and both point to Christ and the work he did on the cross. (Salvation from the works of the Law)(Romans 3:31)There we conlude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the Law. ( Galatians)3:5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, [doeth he it] by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 3:6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness. 3:7 Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham. 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, [saying,] In thee shall all nations be blessed. 3:9 So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham. 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. 3:11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, [it is] evident: for, The just shall live by faith. 3:12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them. 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that hangeth on a tree: 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. 3:15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though [it be] but a man’s covenant, yet [if it be] confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto. 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ. Numberers 15:32-35 Shows the Law being implemented in the seventh day sabbath. While the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks on the Sabbath Day. He was clearly breaking the Law. God ordered that he be put to death.Why, because he was doing works and because he was doing works he was stoned to death. His works did not save him.

ADDITIONAL SCRIPTURES

Exodus {20:8} Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. {20:9} Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:

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