For many people in the churches of the world they will cite Colossians 2:14-17 and use these verses to suggest that the Sabbath and all of the other Holy days of which God gave in the Old Testament and those in the New Testament are made void and therefore Christians today do not have to keep them! But is this true? If it is, then we can sin against God and the Lord Jesus Christ and we then cannot be held accountable for our actions.
So let’s look at this portion of Scripture to see what it says and to see what it does not say.
Colossians 2:14-17 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross.
Verse 15 And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
Verse 16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of a holy day, or of a new moon, or of the Sabbath days
Verse 17 Which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is of Christ.
These are the scriptures that many will use to say that when the Lord Jesus died on that cross he then made the Sabbath and the other commands null and void.
Let us notice here what is written. In verse 16 notice that there are five things mentioned and they are these; Meat, drink, holyday, new moon, and Sabbath. Now it’s worth remembering that Paul had only the Old Testament for his guidance. Notice what he says in Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things