Festival and new moon and Sabbath day in Colossians 2:16

EXTRACT: The phrase festival … new moon … Sabbath day in Colossians 2:16 is a technical phrase from the Old Testament for “all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel”,.  Nine examples are listed below. Col 2:16, therefore, does not refer to the Sabbath specifically. DISCUSSION The Levites served “whenever burnt offerings were offered to … Read more

Colossians 2:16 Introduction

Col 2:16 Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day SUMMARY The Greek word translated “judge” means to pronounce an opinion concerning right and wrong. In Colossians 2:16, Paul is not asking Christians not … Read more