What does the Bible say about Jesus´Attitude Toward the Sabbath?


1. Old Testament

  1. It is prophesied that the Messiah would magnify and fortify the Law –– Isaiah 42:21


2. New Testament

  1. Jesus Christ is Lord of the Sabbath –– Mark 2:28

  2. He is the Creator of the Sabbath –– John 1:3

  3. He did not come to change His Holy Day –– Matthew 5:17

  4. He kept the Sabbath –– Luke 4:16

  5. He instructed His disciples not to break the Sabbath –– Matthew 24:20

  6. He taught on the Sabbath –– Luke 4:31; 6:6

  7. He healed sick people on the Sabbath –– John 5:5-9

  8. He stated that it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath –– Matthew 12:12, Mark 3:1-5

  9. Scribes and Pharisees watched Jesus carefully, hoping to be able to accuse Him of breaking the Sabbath –– Luke 6:7

  10. To Jewish minds, God was the only one who could work on his holy day –– John 5:15-17




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