Which day is the Sabbath?
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What day is the Bible Sabbath? Does the New Testament state Sunday is the new day to worship God? Did Jesus rest on the seventh day like the Jews? Did the apostle Paul preach on Sunday and encourage others to worship on the week's FIRST day?
You can search the entirety of the New Testament, but you will not find the words "Sunday" or "sunday keeping" in it. The Bible does, however, refer to the day we call Sunday by labeling it as the first day of the work week. The first day is referred to only a very few times, with four of these being a simple reference to the day AFTER Jesus arose from the dead (Luke 24:1; Mark 16:2, etc.). Two other mentions relate to Jesus' evening appearance with the disciples, again, on the day AFTER his resurrection (John 20:19, Mark 16:9). Those who honestly study the Bible will discover a dearth of evidence for proving a belief many Christians say is one of the cornerstones of Christianity.
Although some THINK apostle Paul may have preached on what we refer to as Sunday (Acts 20:7) this is not true. Biblical days begin at sunset. The first day of the week began at sunset Saturday and ran to sunset Sunday. Paul taught all Saturday evening until midnight and then left at daybreak.
Additionally, it is true that those in the Corinth church were told by Paul to take up a collection, on the first day, to aid those in the famine-stricken area of Judea (1Corinthians 16:2). If Sunday was the new day of rest, however, Paul would have never asked the Corinthians to engage in all the labor needed to gather food, fruits, etc. for the believers in Jerusalem. He would have told them to do such work on the other days.
There are several reasons why God's rest on Saturday (sunset Friday to sunset Saturday) should be kept today.
God made it
After making the entire universe God created the Sabbath by his own example of resting! He personally blessed the seventh day as a day of rest.