Can we use microwave on Sabbath day??

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No, we're not obligated to the ten commandments; they were part of the old covenant. Paul considered them part of the "ministry of death, written and engraved on stones." (2 Corinthians 3:7) Our obligation now is to the Holy Spirit. I've started a new thread on this subject which should be up soon.
I'll check out your new thread when it's up.
 

JaumeJ

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People, we should all be aware that those who love Jesus Yeshua in truth form the Israel of God, for Israel means to rule with God. If this is not enough to convince even a stone, nothing will convince.
 
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If you search online a lot of people say it is prohibited, however I also read it okay to warm up foods in the microwave.... I'm curious if we can use the microwave or not... What do you guys do and eat on the sabbath??? Any input?🤔
Whatever is available. I prefer bacon for breakfast though!

;)
 

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If you search online a lot of people say it is prohibited, however I also read it okay to warm up foods in the microwave.... I'm curious if we can use the microwave or not... What do you guys do and eat on the sabbath??? Any input?🤔
Sabbathkeepers need to sit lotus fashion and not move for 24 hours. Not breathing is also recommended. There, I've resolved all the questions for you.
 

Gideon300

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Regarding the word "Remember', the 4th Commandment pertaining to keeping holy the Sabbath is the only commandment that has the word 'Remember' in it.

Sabbath keepers like the SDA go to some lengths or even great lengths to comply based on their understanding or perception. Maybe they are misguided, or maybe not. I cannot find scripture that abolishes the 10 Commandments. For the record I do not keep the Sabbath, but maybe that's to my detriment. To me, the Sabbath seems to be a complex subject.

Either I am not spiritually discerned in this particular area or maybe I just don't really want to understand it, less I would be compelled to comply.
The New Testament is abundantly clear that the Law only applied to Israel and that Christians now live by grace. The law contains some great principles. Everyone needs a rest day weekly. That's a good principle. Which day is a choice we can make. The pastor of the church I attend works hard on Sundays. He gets his day off during the week.

I did a study on this subject decades ago when I was a in a church with a legalistic pastor. Key verses I discovered were 1 Timothy 1:8, Hebrews 8:5 and 10:1, Galatians 2:6, 3:10 and 3:21. There are more, but they are enough for me.
 

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It's lawful to do good on the Sabbath, so as long as what you're cooking is to feed the poor and needy you're okay.
Hey, I'm not that poor but I sure need my food every day. I think its good to look after my body every day of the week.
 

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Apostle Barnabas wrote this:

Further, also, it is written concerning the Sabbath in the Decalogue * ( 10 commandments ) which [the Lord] spoke, face to face, to Moses on Mount Sinai, And sanctify the Sabbath of the Lord with clean hands and a pure heart. Exodus 20:8; Deuteronomy 5:12 And He says in another place, If my sons keep the Sabbath, then will I cause my mercy to rest upon them. Jeremiah 17:24-25 The Sabbath is mentioned at the beginning of the creation [thus]: And God made in six days the works of His hands, and made an end on the seventh day, and rested on it, and sanctified it. Attend, my children, to the meaning of this expression, He finished in six days. This implies that the Lord will finish all things in six thousand years, for a day is with Him a thousand years. And He Himself testifies, saying, Behold, today will be as a thousand years. Therefore, my children, in six days, that is, in six thousand years, all things will be finished. And He rested on the seventh day. This means: when His Son, coming [again], shall destroy the time of the wicked man, and judge the ungodly, and change the-sun, and the moon, and the stars, then shall He truly rest on the seventh day. Moreover, He says, You shall sanctify it with pure hands and a pure heart. If, therefore, any one can now sanctify the day which God has sanctified, except he is pure in heart in all things, we are deceived. Behold, therefore: certainly then one properly resting sanctifies it, when we ourselves, having received the promise, wickedness no longer existing, and all things having been made new by the Lord, shall be able to work righteousness. Then we shall be able to sanctify it, having been first sanctified ourselves. Further, He says to them, Your new moons and your Sabbath I cannot endure. Isaiah 1:13 You perceive how He speaks: Your present Sabbaths are not acceptable to Me, but that is which I have made, [namely this,] when, giving rest to all things, I shall make a beginning of the eighth day, that is, a beginning of another world. Wherefore, also, we keep the eighth day with joyfulness, the day also on which Jesus rose again from the dead. And when He had manifested Himself, He ascended into the heavens.

16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a sabbath. 17 These are only a shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ. Colossians 2
 

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If you search online a lot of people say it is prohibited, however I also read it okay to warm up foods in the microwave.... I'm curious if we can use the microwave or not... What do you guys do and eat on the sabbath??? Any input?🤔
My daughter bought a new Kenmore kitchen range some years back, and found that on Friday evening, it wouldn't turn on. But then Saturday evening it began to work properly again. Turns out, the "Sabbath compliant" feature was turned on.

Personally, I see the "Sabbath as a PERSON in whom I rest -
 

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It depends on what you're doing with the microwave- it's all about "how". For example; if you use the microwave to pop popcorn- it's fine. But you should definitely not put your cat OR your neighbors cat in there on the sabbath.
 
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Can we use microwave on Sabbath day??

I hope so. Every Friday is pizza night. Saturday is roll the remaining pizza into a calzone and heat it up in the microwave. I know the Bible says a pig returns to its mud, but some pigs love their calzones on Saturday.
 
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Some Jewish communities adhere to strict interpretations of Jewish law, known as Halacha, which prohibit the use of electrical appliances, including microwaves, on the Sabbath. This is based on the principle of refraining from "work" or "creative activity" on Shabbat, which includes actions like igniting fires, cooking, and completing certain tasks that involve electricity. However, other Jewish communities may have more lenient interpretations, allowing for the use of pre-existing flames or electrical devices that were set before the onset of Shabbat, as long as they are not actively manipulated during the Sabbath. For those who observe these traditions, finding alternative cooking methods becomes important. One innovative solution is the slow cooker bread recipe, which allows individuals to enjoy freshly baked bread without violating the restrictions of Shabbat.
 

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If you search online a lot of people say it is prohibited, however I also read it okay to warm up foods in the microwave.... I'm curious if we can use the microwave or not... What do you guys do and eat on the sabbath??? Any input?🤔
Well how am I gonna cook my Hot Pockets then?