The Truth About Nehemiah 9:13-14
By George Dellinger
“After my series “The Sabbath from Adam to Moses” appeared in The Sabbath Sentinel (August-November 1979), a question has come up regarding the meaning of Nehemiah 9:13, 14, which says, in part: “Thou [God] camest down also upon Mount Sinai,…and madest known unto them thy holy sabbath.”
The question has been raised as to whether Nehemiah is not saying that God first made His Sabbath known when HE gave the Ten Commandments at Sinai. If this is true, it has a considerable effect upon the Sabbath’s existence prior to the Law.
In the first place, this one reference does not nullify all the Biblical and historical evidence that the Sabbath was known and observed from creation…”
(this article is an excerpt from the May 1980 edition of the Sabbath Sentinel)
To read the rest of this article, which starts on page 19, click this link: https://biblesabbath.org/media/tss_277May1980.pdf