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Jesus Reclaims the Sabbath               Luke 6:1-11

The word Sabbath means _________________.

Genesis 2:1-3

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

The Sabbath day was to be Israel’s day to rest and remember their _______________________ from bondage, their way to keep the seventh day principle, a distinguishing mark of the Mosaic Law.


Jesus Rejects Legalistic ______________ to the Sabbath       V. 1-5

Or have you not read in the law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless. Yet I say to you that in this place there is One greater than the temple. But if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless. For the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.                        Matthew 12:5-8

And He said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath. Therefore the Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.”              -Mark 2:27

The Sabbath was made for man – to keep him on _______________, to get him to rest, and to remember what God has done for him.


Jesus teaches and meets a __________ on the Sabbath     V. 6-11

Jesus’ ____________________ for the man with the need is in direct opposition to the hard hearts the Pharisees had.

Then He said to them, “What man is there among you who has one sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will not lay hold of it and lift it out? Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”      -Matthew 12:11-12

And when He had looked around at them with anger, being grieved by the hardness of their hearts, he said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And He stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other.        -Mark 3:5