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Lesson 5: Christ as the Lord of the Sabbath (Luke 4, 6 & 13) — What do you think about the Old Testament? Is it filled with harsh rules? Do you think of the New Testament as being focused on love, rather than rules? Recently, the controversy over homosexual rights has me reading and discussing the Bible's approach to marriage. Have you considered that the New Testament tightened the rules on marriage compared to the Mosaic law of the Old Testament? See Matthew 19:3-9. It also appears (Matthew 5:27-28) to have tightened the rules on adultery. If it is wrong to think that the New Testament replaced stricter rules with love, what about the Sabbath? Are the rules about the Sabbath tightened or loosened in the New Testament? Could it be that the whole question about the enforcement of the rules is missing the point? Perhaps Jesus is simply restoring the original application of the rules. Let's dig into our study of Luke and find out! More...

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