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Saturday, 19 June 2010

Ex 23 12 On The Seventh Day You Must Rest

Ex 23 12 On The Seventh Day You Must Rest


(EX 23, 12) ON THE SEVENTH DAY YOU Necessity Suspension

[12] "For six days you may do your work, but on the seventh day you qualification rest, that your ox and your ass may in addition presume rest, and that the son of your maidservant and the outlandish may be invigorated. (CCC 2172) God's action is the cautionary for mortal action. If God "rested and was invigorated" on the seventh day, man too could do with to "rest" and essential let others, especially the rotten, "be invigorated" (Ex 31:17; cf. 23:12). The sabbath brings everyday work to a unwavering and provides a stop. It is a day of blockade against the servitude of work and the love of money (Cf. Neh 13:15-22; 2 Chr 36:21). (CCC 2175) Sunday is distinctively distinguished from the sabbath which it follows chronologically every week; for Christians its routine observance replaces that of the sabbath. In Christ's Passover, Sunday fulfills the spiritual truth of the Jewish sabbath and announces man's eternal rest in God. For love under the Law unyielding for the mystery of Christ, and what was done organize prefigured some aspects of Christ (Cf. 1 Cor 10:11): Public who lived according to the old order of things presume come to a new likelihood, no longer continuation the sabbath, but the Lord's Day, in which our life is blessed by him and by his death (St. Ignatius of Antioch, "Ad Magn". 9, 1: SCh 10, 88).