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2 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course Lesson 5

An Open Letter from the Staff...

It was not until the second century after the
Messiah that Sunday observance became general -- and
it was not until 321 A.D. that it was enforced by State
Most Catholics and Protestants would like to
ASSUME that the Sabbath law was changed either by
command or by example in the New Testament. But this
is simply NOT true!
If, then, the New Testament Scriptures DO
NOT explicitly abolish or change the Fourth
Commandment (as given in Exodus 20:8-11), then just
WHEN and WHERE did the Christian-professing world HOPE OF ISRAEL MINISTRIES
begin to observe Sunday? When was Sunday, in our BIBLE
planetary week, substituted for the anciently observed
Sabbath of YEHOVAH God in the lunar week that He
ordained? LESSON 5
Just who changed (or at least CLAIMED TO
CHANGE) the Fourth Commandment? Who thought to Published at Arcadia, California by Hope of
change the Sabbath from the seventh day of the lunar Israel Ministries (Ecclesia of YEHOVAH).
week to Sunday (the first day) of the present planetary
The answer is shockingly clear to those who John D. Keyser
aren’t afraid of the TRUTH. History, as we will show,
reveals that it was the Emperor Constantine “the Great” TECHNICAL ADVISOR
who made the first law which actually began to FORCE
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THE WORLD TO KEEP SUNDAY, and to break the
Sabbath of YEHOVAH God. And, it is to be noted,
YOUR ENROLLMENT has been paid by
Constantine was an unbaptized pagan sun-worshipper
others. Bulk copies for distribution not
until the time of his death. But HOW did
given or sold.
Christian-professing churches of this world come to
adopt Sunday as their Sabbath instead of the Sabbath of
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Satan, the Devil, the Great Deceiver, has
Temple City, California 91780, U.S.A.
DECEIVED this whole world (Revelation 12:9). This
was quite easy for him to do for, “The heart is
DECEITFUL above all things and desperately wicked”
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(Jeremiah 17:9). The Devil, then, has played upon the
deceptive heart-strings of HUMAN NATURE in order
Professing Christians practice the innocent-looking
to trick mankind into accepting a COUNTERFEIT
custom of Sunday observance without ever
DAY in the place of the Holy Sabbath of YEHOVAH.
questioning its origin. They sincerely believe this
Here, then, is HOW the Christian-professing
day honors the true God and Yeshua the Messiah --
churches of this world came to observe Sunday. It was
assuming it is a Christian practice based on Bible
the Catholic Church which bowed to Constantine’s
authority. This lesson gives the shocking TRUE
dictum to observe Sunday in place of the Sabbath. The
ORIGIN and PURPOSE of Sunday observance!
rest is history!
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