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Sabbath restrictions are for Jews only
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Please note that the title of this thread is "Sabbath restrictions are for Jews only."

This "lunar Sabbath" is a fiasco that is a variation on a false claim that goes back to religious rebellion of the Karaites, and the Sadducees before them in the days of the ancient Greek empire. In Hebrew, the word "sabbath" also means "rest." Jews [only] are commanded to also withhold from performing certain activities on their holy Festival days (Passover, Sukkot, etc.), so those days can also be referred to as type of "sabbath" (rest day) for the Jews, but not in the sense of the designated 7th-day Sabbath that falls in 7-day intervals from the 7th day of creation. Thus, Yom Kippur, which always falls on the 10th day of the lunar Hebrew month of Tishrei (which is never the full moon, and falls on different days of the week in different years), is called in the Torah "the sabbath of sabbaths" -- meaning, "the rest day of rest days" for the Jews.

In one verse of the Torah, the first day of Passover, which always fall on the 15th day of the lunar Hebrew month of Nisan (the day of the full moon), is called a "sabbath day," meaning a "rest day," because Jews have to withhold from performing certain activities on that day, which falls on different days of the week in different years.

So the false religion of a "lunar sabbath" was created by people who claim that based on that verse, which they misinterpret, the day of the full moon of the month of Tishrei must be [sic.] one of the weekly 7th-day Sabbath days that G-d commands for the Jews -- which anyway Gentiles are not permitted to establish for themselves on any day of the week, month or year, because only Jews are permitted to observe the holy convocation days that G-d commanded upon them. Gentiles are permitted to honor those days, but not to make them into holy convocations days for themselves. See post #1 in this thread:

(07-18-2007, 08:30 AM)Rabbi Schochet Wrote: I would go so far as to suggest that if Noahides want to light candles in honor of the Jewish Sabbath or Holy Days, they can do so but in context of adding festivity to the day (since it is a custom of the world in general to light candles for festive occasions), and to do so when sitting down to have a special meal (thus after sunset - unless it is summer and they have their meal much earlier, or alternatively, have then a special "festive snack" after sunset - if they ate before - to mark the seventh day which begins after sunset).

So the "lunar sabbath" idea is heresy, and it is not what G-d wants.

> How can we be sure that the Sabbath is on Saturday every month?

That is explained on this page of our web site:

Messages In This Thread
RE: Sabbath restrictions are for Jews only - by Director Michael - 11-14-2011, 01:01 AM
Repentance on the Sabbath? - by Teodor - 08-03-2008, 08:02 AM
RE: Repentance on Shabbat? - by Director Michael - 08-06-2008, 03:12 PM
RE: Sabbath observance? - by Director Michael - 04-28-2009, 11:58 AM
Shabbath and Noachides - by Mattityahu ben Noach - 03-02-2010, 07:12 AM
The Sabbath - by special7 - 07-19-2010, 10:11 AM
Sabbath Party - by brandynpublic - 12-08-2011, 09:25 PM
RE: Sabbath Party - by Director Michael - 12-18-2011, 08:19 PM
Since abraham kept the shabbat - by Ommanfam86 - 10-04-2016, 06:42 AM

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