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Why did the Lord and Savior of Christians Jesus Christ, Lord of the Sabbath (Mark 2:28), get together with His Apostles in honor to His father on Saturday the 7th day, known as the "Sabbath"?



      

Mark 2:28

ESV - 28 So the Son of Man is lord even of the Sabbath.

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Mini Aurel Gheorghe
There are countless Bible texts showing how Jews and Gentile alike (Isaiah 56:2, 6, 7; Acts 13:42, 44; 13:14; 16:13; 17:2; 18:4) were keeping the seventh-day Sabbath holy, before and after Christ’s crucifixion. 

But the best support for the seventh-day Sabbath observance is Christ own example (Luke 4:16; 23:56). If Christ, the Son of God, the Lord of Sabbath, our Creator and Redeemer, while on earth was keeping the Sabbath, I cannot think of a better reason to rest and worship God on the Sabbath, just as He did (1 Peter 2:21: 1 John 2:6) 

There isn’t one single Bible text telling us to observe the first day of the week as a holy day in place of the Sabbath. 

The Fourth Commandment (Ex 20:8-14), placed right in the middle of God's Moral Law, was written by God's finger on stone. Some have argued that the Sabbath commandment was intended only for the Jews and Christians cannot be under such obligation. If that is the case, the remaining nine commandments must be for Jews also and no Gentile Christian should be observing any of them - although I do not hear too many making such argument. 

In addition, in some circles, the seventh-day Sabbath is frequently referred to as the "Jewish Sabbath" - however, the Bible does not contain such designation.

April 18 2019 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Open uri20131210 31869 1ujcffl John Smith
My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and His Apostles followed His commandment to "Remember the sabbath day." (Exodus 20:8) The purpose we are to remember the Sabbath day is "to keep it holy." Verse 8. "And as his custom was he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read." "Luke 4:16". 

Jesus Christ the one who made the Sabbath, and His Apostles demonstrated how to keep the Sabbath against the Jews who persecuted them. "John 5:16". Jesus, the One who made the Sabbath, set the example in its observance, Giving sight to the blind man on the Sabbath in direct rebuke to the Jewish observance of the day. Telling the Pharisees "My father worketh hitherto, and I work." Verse 17. "Luke 6:7-9) (Mark 3:6) (John 5:16) 

Jesus "The Great Teacher" never indicated that the Sabbath was a ceremonial ordinances (613) to cease with the Mosaic ritual. Instead of anticipating its extinction along with the ceremonial law, He speaks of its existence to His disciples after the downfall of Jerusalem. (Matthew 24:20) The flight of the Christians took place late in October, A.D.66, three and one-half years before the fall of Jerusalem.

It was Paul's manner, as it was Christ's custom (Luke 4:16) to attend religious services on the Sabbath. (Acts 13:14) (Acts 13:42) (Acts 16:13) (Acts 17:1,2) (Acts 18:4) Many think Paul was attending the first Sunday service in (Acts 20:7) when he was breaking bread after Sabbath service Saturday night. In bible times the day begins and ends at sunset. 

The terms Sabbath, Sabbaths, and Sabbath days occur sixty times in the New Testament, and in every case but one refer to the seventh day. Col 2 :14 - 16, & 18. Reference the Sabbath and being judged by others as to what day you worship.

Jesus Christ fulfilled the ceremonial law, it was no longer for us to observe the Passover or slay the daily lamb: our substance is in Jesus. His law the Sabbath will last forever. (Matthew 5:17,18) "Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:19)

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Mini Derrol PORTER Emancipated by the Liberating King
Jesus Christ is indeed the Lord and Savior of all. Christian, is the name given to those that are saved, first being called that as recorded in Acts 11:19-26.

As to why Jesus and His Apostles meet together on the Sabbath, they were meeting in the Synagogues to teach and explain God's new revelation, Jesus as Messiah or Christ.

Meeting on Sunday began in Churches after Jesus's resurrection, as He was seen alive on the first day of the week. John 20:19.

Paul still tried to go to the Synagogues to persuade that Jesus was the Messiah, but much opposition began to arise. 

Some churches still believe in meeting on the Sabbath such as Seventh Day Adventist, and Church of God.

I hope this answers what you were asking, but the most important answer is make sure that Jesus is your Savior, as He is the only Way, the only Truth and the only eternal Life. John 14:6.

April 18 2019 9 responses Vote Up Share Report


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