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Matthew 12:9 - 12:14

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

In this study of Matthew 12 by Steve Gregg, he explains how the Sabbath is not regarded as a moral law in the Old Testament but rather a ceremonial law. Compassion overrides the Sabbath law, and Jesus defends his disciples' actions by likening it to what David did. The story of the Sabbath conflict in Matthew 12:9-14 tells of how the Pharisees criticized Jesus for healing a man's withered hand on the Sabbath. However, as Gregg explains, the Sabbath was made for man, and not the other way around, and thus the healing was not evil but a good thing to do.

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