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Why Sabbath is not observed on Saturday?

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Guest Julie5783

Hi,

 

I like to know why Sabbath is not observed on Saturday. Majority of Christians consider Sunday as Holy Day. But the bible says that God finished creating everything on 6th day and took rest on the 7th day. So, the 7th day should be Saturday, right?

 

I like to know more about this. If someone could help, that will be great!

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The commandment to keep the Sabbath is actually a creation day ordinance and as such it predates the nation state of Israel and remains in effect as part of the moral law. The creation day ordinance however only dictates that we are to work for 6 days followed by 1 day of rest and does not specify which day that is to be; it is the 7th day by virtue of there being 6 days of work that preceded it. The Jewish Sabbath day which we now call Saturday was set as part of  the nation state of Israel so that they would have a uniform day of Sabbath for the nation and it remained in effect only so long as that nation state existed. Since it is no longer in existence and we are not part of it that specific day is no longer binding. That the early church was using the first day of the week (in relation to the jewish Sabbath day) as the Sabbath day for Christians can be seen in how the Lord's day was treated specifically that they regularly met for worship on that day which would not have been possible if they were all working. It also follows that because it is no longer being observed as part of a nation state certain aspects of how the Jews would have observed it would be different for the new testament believer. For one thing there is no obligation to force others to worship the Sabbath on the same day that we do and punish them for not doing so. As to how it ought to be observed today and what is or isn't permitted is a matter of considerable disagreement. I would however include that it does mean you should cease from your regular employment(what you do to make a living) on that day unless doing so is a matter of necessity(soldier, doctor, fireman, pastor, etc) or is being done as an act of mercy. 

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Wull

Jesus said that He is Lord of the Sabbath - which makes the idea that there's no New Testament Sabbath of any sort, very difficult to defend!

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