July 5, 2020July 5, 2020 0 Comments
Why Do Christians Worship on Sunday & not the Sabbath
- Jesus rose on the first day of the week not the Sabbath: Mk 16:9
- All 6 appearances of Jesus happen on two Sundays, none on Sabbath. Mk 16:9; Mt 28:5-9; Lk 24:34; Lk 24:13-15; Lk 24:33,36 + Jn 20:19; Jn 20:26
- Christians are recorded assembling three times on Sunday after resurrection and before ascension, never on the Sabbath. Jn 20:19 Jn 20:26 Acts 2:1 (We do not claim that these were worship services, just the early starting point of Sunday gatherings)
- The only time Christians are recorded to have assembled together was on a Sunday in Acts 20:7, never does it say the disciples assembled on the Sabbath.
- The only day ever mentioned when Christians broke bread was on Sunday: Acts 20:7
- Christians are commanded every Sunday to give into a common treasury of the church: 1 Cor 16:1-2
- Jesus was declared the Son of God on Sunday: Rom 1:4
- Ps 2:7 “Today I have begotten thee” was fulfilled on Sunday when he rose: Acts 13:33
- The sign that Jesus was glorified was given on Sunday: Jn 7:39 + Acts 2:1,32
- The church officially began on Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1
- Jesus was crowned king on a Sunday: Acts 2:33-36
- The disciples reception of the promise of the Father on Sunday: Acts 1:4-5; 2:1-4
- The Holy Spirit first fell upon the apostles on a Sunday: Acts 2:1-4
- Salvation first preached by Peter on Sunday: Mt 16:19; Acts 2:1,38,40-41
- The Keys to the Kingdom of God were first used on Sunday: Mt 16:19
- The great “Triumphal entry” (also called “Palm Sunday”) happened on the first day: Luke 13:32
- The time between the Lord’s resurrection (sheaf waving day) and Pentecost was Sunday to Sunday counting of 50 days. The starting and stopping time was on the 1st day.
- First time Jesus worshiped after resurrection was on the first day by Thomas (Jn. 20:26).
- The first time we could be born again to a living hope was on a Sunday: 1 Pet. 1:3
- The first time Jesus had communion after his resurrection with His disciples, was on a Sunday: (Lk. 24:1, 13, 28-35)
- Pentecost was a Sunday – Sunday duration of 50 days. The starting point and stopping point of counting the 50 days was a Sunday – Sunday period!