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bro Uraya, tukuna o Paula e na filipai 3 na ka kece au nanuma tu meu vakadonui kina au sa vakayalitaki vakadua meu rawati Karisito kina... he is referring to all legalisms he use to depend on for justification, this was before he met the Lord Jesus at the crossroads of damascus.He said i consider it all dung and waste not having the righteousness of my own that comes from the law but that which is only through faith in christ.Koya ga tukuna dua na turaga ni Lau ni sa katakata nona i tukuni yalo -au duavata kei vaula ni a kaya ni sa deni pulumakau kecega yaaa.lol
The Heresy of Sabbath-Keeping
The New Testament teachings of Paul, far from teaching the necessity of the Sabbath, show that such a teaching is pure heresy. First, consider this passage:
Colossians 2:16Let 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:
See All... “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:“ 17 “Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.”
In this passage, Paul says that the keeping of Sabbath days was only a shadow of things to come. He told the Colossians not to let anyone judge them concerning the keeping of the Sabbath days (and other Jewish holy days). Since the Colossians were saved Gentiles who would not have originally kept the Sabbath, Paul is referring to those who would judge them for not keeping the Sabbath. In other words, Paul is clearly saying that the keeping of the Sabbath is no longer necessary. Those who would judge anyone else for not keeping the Sabbath are the ones who are wrong. Here is another important passage:
Galatians 4:9But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?
See All... “But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?” 10 "Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years." 11 "I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain."
In Galatians, Paul refers to the observing of days (which would include the keeping of the Sabbath) as one of the "weak and beggarly elements" which put men in "bondage." He is fearful (as he says in many ways throughout the book of Galatians) that they are ready to return to the bondage of Judaism after Jesus Christ has made them free.
The Sabbath as a Sign for Israel
The Bible clearly teaches that the Sabbath was given as a gift to the people of Israel. It was a special sign of God’s covenant between Himself and Israel. Exodus 31:12-18  And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  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.  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.  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.  Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.  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 he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.
See All... teaches this special relationship between Israel and the keeping of the Sabbath. Note especially verses sixteen and seventeen:
Exodus 31:16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
See All... “Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.” 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.”
To require Gentiles to keep the Sabbath is to attempt to make Jews out of them. It is true that in Old Testament times Gentiles went to the Jew to find the way of salvation. However, in this age of grace, the Bible is just as clear that Jews must come to the Gentiles to find the way to God. Peter, in referring to the salvation of the Gentile Cornelius and his household, said, “But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.” (Acts 15:11But we believe that through the grace of the LORD Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
See All...). In other words, Jews (like Peter) must be saved according to the pattern of Gentiles (like Cornelius).
New Testament Worship on the First Day
These modern Sabbath-keepers teach that worshipping on the first day of the week was an invention of the Roman Catholics when they assimilated many pagan practices. First of all, Roman Catholicism was not really established as such until the fourth century after Christ. Up until that time, there were some minor moves toward giving an elevated place to the church at Rome, but there was nothing approaching Catholicism. In fact, it took several centuries after this time for them to consolidate their power into one head at Rome.
At any rate, worshipping on the first day of the week began immediately after the resurrection of Christ and continued from that time. Consider the following points:
Historical Support for First Day Worship
Finally, consider how early Christians began to worship on the first day of the week according to the historical records. It was mentioned as the day of worship by the following men or in the following writings:
These are just some of the earliest examples. The evidence to the contrary just does not match up. Before the completion of the New Testament and immediately afterwards, the Christian day of worship was the first day of the week. On that special day every week we come together to worship God and to remember that we serve a risen Saviour. Those who teach otherwise try to bring Christians back under the bondage of the law. Their false doctrine should be rejected. Let us worship our Saviour truly on the day of His resurrection.
URS your cultish SABBATARAINISM belief's have been refuted by the Lord Jesus Christ, Scriptures, and the Apostle Paul so many times. You're trying real hard to please God with your "works" but keep on falling short. Please get SAVED, it'll transform your mindset and come away from dead religious beliefs that you're embracing to be the truth.
20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. (KJV)
Didn’t Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles, keep the Sabbath?
When Paul was preaching the gospel in a new city, his custom was to go to the synagogue on the Sabbath (Acts 13:14; 16:13; 17:2). But this does not mean that he kept the Sabbath. Paul wanted to preach to Jews first, and the best place to do this was in a synagogue, and the best day to do it was the Sabbath, when the Jews were there. It was simply a good evangelistic strategy to go to the synagogue on the Sabbath. However, Paul never taught anyone to keep the Sabbath.
Paul sometimes kept Jewish laws such as circumcision, making vows, and participating in temple rituals (Acts 16:3; 18:18; 21:26). When he was with Jews, he lived like they did—but he did not consider himself to be under the old covenant law (1 Cor. 9:20). When with Gentiles, he could live like a Gentile, just as Peter could (v. 21; Gal. 2:14). In the first century, neither Jews nor Gentiles believed that Gentiles should keep the Sabbath. If Paul had a different view, we should expect to see some evidence, but there is none.
In the Gentile cities of Lystra, Derbe and Athens, nothing is said about the Sabbath. In some places, Paul preached every day (Acts 17:17; 19:9). When he was in Troas, we do not hear anything about the Sabbath. Rather, the church waited until the first day of the week to come together and break bread (Acts 20:7). The example of Paul, like that of Jesus, is always liberty, and makes no restrictions or commandments about the Sabbath.
Before we see what Paul taught about the Sabbath, let us summarize our observations.
Should Christians keep the seventh-day Sabbath?
Is the command clear enough to require people to lose their jobs and alienate their families? No—the only place that the Sabbath is commanded is in a covenant that the New Testament calls obsolete. True, the New Testament does not explicitly say that the Sabbath is obsolete. Instead, it says much more—that the entire old covenant is obsolete. It says that Christians do not have to keep the law of Moses. It says a large category of law is no longer required, and it never tells Christians to keep the Sabbath. None of the Sabbatarian arguments proves that the Sabbath is still commanded.
If the Sabbath were required, it is surprising that the New Testament never repeats the command. It has space for all sorts of other commands, from holy kisses to avoiding idolatry, but it never commands the Sabbath. It never criticizes anyone for breaking it. Paul dealt with numerous problems of Christian living, but he never tells slaves or others how to keep the Sabbath. He lists numerous sins that can keep a person out of the kingdom of God, but he never mentions the Sabbath. If the Sabbath is important, the silence of the New Testament is astounding.
But the evidence against the Sabbath goes even further than what we have covered. The New Testament not only fails to command the Sabbath—it says that it is wrong to require it.
URS please don't change the subject that is currently being discussed. You contradict yourself often in this discussion and you're just showing that the "Sabbath keeping" theology of yours is just a ploy to keep people in bondage.
Jesus came to set the captives free (Luke 4:18-19). Your theology is not working because,
29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. (KJV)
All the Sabbath & LAW keeping that you're doing is NOT going to give you SALVATION.
12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. (KJV)
Please REPENT now while there is still time for you to do it. Relationship with Jesus is personal not denominational. Just be humble and do it right now.
Here's a simple prayer that you can pray to receive Jesus into your heart:
Dear God in heaven, I realize and admit that I am a sinner. I repent of my sins and ask you to forgive me. I renounce Satan and all his works from my life. I confess Jesus now as my Lord and Saviour. Lord Jesus baptize me now with your Holy Spirit and fire. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.
URS create a new thread/discussion on TITHE so that we can all participate. I told before your problem is that you don't understand GRACE and rightly dividing the word of God. Anybody reading your post can tell that you're all messed-up on the inside. That's because your theology is all messed-up.
Your "resurrection" theology has been defeated by scripture.
Your "Sabbath" theology has been defeated by scripture.
Now you've moved on to the "tithe".
I asked you before "whether you know what you're doing", it doesn't look like it going by what you've been posting in this discussion.
I've already said to you, "the rest of us know why we believe what we believe and we don't owe you an explanation". Don't worry about what the rest of us are doing or believe, just get yourself right with God.
URS your "works" mentality will run out of ideas soon because you're really clutching at straws at the moment. You're jumping all over the place, from one topic to another. Now it's GRACE vs LAW.
GRACE is NOT a license to SIN
11 For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. 12 And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God, 13 while we look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be revealed. 14 He gave his life to free us from every kind of sin, to cleanse us, and to make us his very own people, totally committed to doing good deeds. 15 You must teach these things and encourage the believers to do them. You have the authority to correct them when necessary, so don’t let anyone disregard what you say. (NLT)
11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. 15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee. (KJV)
11. Why such restraining of oneself? Why demand obedience and submission of men and women? The grace of God. Let no one say grace gives license to sin or to be rude or crude. It would take volumes just to delve into the depths of God’s grace but II Corinthians 8:9 sums it up by saying, “For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.” Oh, how rich He was in glory, and how poor He became as He took our sins upon Himself! Then how rich we became as the “sons of God” and “heirs of God” (Rom 8:16). This is the salvation grace brings. See Ephesians 2:8–10. Hath appeared refers to the past act of Christ’s first coming to give himself for us, that he might redeem us (vs. 14).
12. Our initial response to God’s grace must be denying ungodliness. Some very blindly accuse those who believe salvation is solely by grace of turning grace into a license to sin. Not so, for grace teaches to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts. While in the world the believer is not of the world and his desires are not to be set on this world system and its values. Rather, we should live soberly. This same word in different forms is in verses 2, 4, 5, 6 of this chapter. Righteously, or in simple terms, just do right no matter what others may do! Godly means in a godly manner, not “holier than thou” but with true piety. In this present world. The gospel is not a pie in the sky, but it is for the here and now, and it teaches how to really live and not just exist, as the world does.
13. There is a great future as well and grace teaches to look for that blessed hope. “If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable” (I Cor 15:19). There is much more to come. Jesus is coming again and it will be the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ. The Greek construction here is fantastic for the construction makes the blessed hope and glorious appearing to be one and the same thing. The one true hope and expectation of the believer is seeing Jesus as He is and being like Him (I Jn 3:2). How the heart of the believer longs for that day (II Tim 4:8). Then the same rule of construction makes the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ to be one and the same thing as well. This is a strong statement of the deity of Christ. “Let God be true but every man a liar” but Jesus is God, not simply like God or godly, but He is God, for indeed, “the Word was God” (Jn 1:1).
14. Who gave himself. This is why He humbled Himself (Phil 2:5–8) and became a man so He, the God-man, might suffer and die for our sins and redeem us from all iniquity. The word redeem (Gr lutroō) means “to set free by the payment of a ransom.” The believer is now set free from sin to become zealous of good works. He is “created in Christ Jesus unto good works” (Eph 2:10), not because of good works which would be contrary to salvation by grace.
15. These things speak … with all authority. God’s man must be authoritative. Jesus was (Mt 7:29). The scribes weren’t! 
KJV Bible commentary. 1997, c1994 (2522). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.