Throughout the Gospels there are stories of Jesus in conflict with the Pharisees over the question of Sabbath-keeping. These stories have been used, sometimes even manipulated, for the theological purposes of various denominations. We will examine three of these stories and consider what they are actually teaching in regard to keeping the Sabbath command from the Ten Commandments.
Matthew Walker is pastor of College Park Baptist Church in Cary, NC. He is a graduate of Bob Jones University, Maranatha Baptist Seminary, and Piedmont International University. He is married to Becky and together they parent their two teenage children, Aaron and Melanie.