7930 Lord’s Day, the

7930 Lord’s Day, the

As well as keeping the Sabbath, the first Christians assembled together on the first day of the week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection through the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Day quickly became the focal point of the Christian week, eventually assuming the characteristics of the Jewish Sabbath, namely worship and rest.

The disciples continued to observe the Sabbath

Lk 23:56 See also Ac 13:14,42; Ac 16:13; Ac 17:2; Ac 18:4

The Lord’s Day commemorated Jesus Christ’s resurrection

The resurrection took place on the first day of the week Mk 16:9 See also Mt 28:1-7 pp Mk 16:1-7 pp Lk 24:1-6 pp Jn 20:1

The disciples assembled together on the first day of the week Ac 20:7 See also Jn 20:19-20,24-26

The Lord’s Day took over the role of the Sabbath

1Co 16:2 See also Rev 1:10

See also

2560Christ, resurrection
7933Lord’s Supper

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