Number fourteen: Origin of Sunday Observance


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  1. When men turned from worshipping God, what did they worship?


Deuteronomy 17:3; Jeremiah 10:2 ____________________________________________________________


2. What was the particular God of all heathen worship? The Sun.


Exodus 32:1-8; Numbers 25:1-3 _______________________________________________________________


3. Who was being worshipped in all heathen worship?


Deuteronomy 32:16, 17 ______________________________________________________________________


4. Why did the devil want worship? To be like the Most High!


Isaiah 14: 12-14 _____________________________________________________________________________


5. When God's own people, Israel, turned from Him, to what did they go?


2 Kings 23:4, 5; Jeremiah 7:17-19, 9, 10; Ezekeil 6:4; 8:16 ______________________________________


6. When they turned to sun worship, how did they treat God's Sabbath?


Ezekiel 20:13, 16, 24 _________________________________________________________________________


7. What message did God send to them to save them?


Ezekiel 20:19, 20; Jeremiah 17:21-27 __________________________________________________________


8. When Christ was on earth, were the heathen still worshipping the sun?


Rome ruled the world, and sun worship was a principal form of worship. _______________________________


9. What day did Jesus and all associated with Him observe? The Seventh-Day Sabbath!


Luke 4:16 ____________________________________________________________________________________


10. What change did the apostle Paul say would come over the church?


2 Thessalonians 2:3, 4 __________________________________________________________________________


11. From what would the church fall? What would come into the church then?


Acts 20:29, 30; 2 Peter 2:1, 2 __________________________________________________________________


12. What would this power attempt to do? Does the Catholic Church claim to have changed the Sabbath to Sunday? Yes.


Daniel 7:25 ____________________________________________________________________________________


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