With what words did He justify acts of mercy on the Sabbath day?


'Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath days." Matt. 12:12.
NOTE - Not a little of Christ's earthly ministry was devoted to uplifting the Sabbath, and showing
the beneficent character of the Sabbath institution. It was not meant to be a day of sorrow, austerity, or
gloom. Disinterested works of love and mercy toward man or beast are always in place on the Sabbath.
Lawful means, according to law."

In what prophecy are Christ's life, suffering, and death touchingly foretold?
How is the law further described?
When was this time of reformation?
How did the Israelites in the wilderness on the sixth day prepare for the Sabbath?
What does He indicate as one of its purposes?
What Christian grace are we exhorted to exercise in our expectant longing for this event?
What delights and pleasures await the child of God?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle