“On six days you may labor, but on the seventh day you must rest; even at the time of plowing and of harvest you are to rest.”
God provided no exceptions to the observance of the sabbath. No special circumstances, such as plowing or harvest, gave the Israelites the possibility of opting out of this weekly rest.
Faithfulness to God’s commands does not permit the saints to judge when they may be disregarded. What commands do people today tend to set up exceptions or special circumstances for?