Your E-Mails: June 2022

Your E-Mails: June 2022

“The Jewish Sabbath was Saturday. So why do Christians say the Sabbath is Sunday?” Ed: God made the world in six days, and rested on the seventh (Genesis 1–2). Thus he designed the working week, which has been the predominant measure of time ever since. In the Bible the seventh day of the week (which we know as Saturday) is called the Sabbath, a word which comes from the Hebrew word meaning ‘rest’. In the Law of Moses which God gave to the nation of Israel to regulate their national life, observance of the Sabbath was compulsory: ‘the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and