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The Queen of Days: Properly Observing the Sabbath Part 2

The Example of the Puritans

The Puritans emphasized the importance of the heart in the observance of the Sabbath, and they provide an excellent demonstration of the practical outworking of such a belief.

Puritan Understanding of the Sabbath

The Puritans staunchly believed that the Sabbath was an abiding moral ordinance and were convinced of its importance, because it was clearly demonstrated in Scripture. The Westminster Confession gave a concise statement of the Puritan view of the Sabbath.