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Seal of God

What is the seal of God? Many have long taught with much vigor and elaborate explanations that it is the seventh-day Sabbath. And while I am not denying that it involves this to a great extent, I have a growing conviction that we might actually be masking over other truths that may be even more vital to our salvation with our obsession over convincing others to keep one certain day of worship.
The key proof text for making the seventh-day Sabbath as the seal of God is what is commonly referred to as the first angel's message. And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people; and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters." (Revelation 14:6-7) This verse is then directly linked to the fourth commandment spoken by God from Mt. …