These comments on Sabbath observance are to be taken as expanding on the significance of our observation of Sabbath rest; they should not be taken as suggesting we should abandon it.
The reader should note that the two approaches (Foreman’s and my own) are not mutually exclusive, but simply cast light on the question from different angles. This is to be expected given the scope of the subject.
One of the glaringly obvious facts of history is that theonomy doesn’t work … if by “work” you mean, has never produced a full-orbed social law order that was, as they say these days, self-sustaining—one sufficiently stable that it lasted more than a generation or two.
How often do professing believers ask themselves if they have truly given their entire heart, soul, and mind to Christ?