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"Did the Catholic Church officially change the Sabbath day to Sunday?"



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked May 15 2019 Mini Anonymous

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Open uri20131210 31869 1ujcffl John Smith
There is no bible documentation that Christians were honoring God on Sunday the 1st day of the week. 

Some, by mistake, use (Acts 20:7) Saturday sunset (day changes sunset to sunset in bible times) meeting and (1 Corinthians 16:2) gathering of money on Sunday as examples of early Christians Changing from God's 7th day Sabbath to Sunday the 1st day of the week. 

"Convert's Catechism of Catholic Doctrine:"

"We observe Sunday instead of Saturday because the Catholic Church, in the Council of Laodicea, (AD 336) Transferred the solemnity from Saturday to Sunday."

"Why: Because Christ rose from the dead on Sunday."

"By what authority; By the plenitude of that divine power which Jesus Christ bestowed upon her!" Rev. Peter Geiermann, CSS. R. (1946)"

May 15 2019 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Bobs head shot crop Bob Wier Ordained 6-25-2017
"One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind." Romans 14:5.

Simply answering the question. No, the Catholic Church didn't change the Sabbath to Sunday, no one did. 

Gentile christians, not being Jewish, knowing nothing of the law, began meeting on the first day of the week. Many believe that was based upon the day of the resurrection of our Lord. 

Paul actually gathered many times on the first day of the week with gentiles, which makes perfect sense because Paul was Jewish and was at the Synagogue on the Sabbath.

Thus, ""And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them..." Acts 20:7.

May 16 2019 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Peace and truth be with all those in Christ Jesus

The Sabbath and the first day "Christ Jesus' resurrection" are two different days, yea no one changed it.

The Sabbath day is the 7th day, and our Lord Christ's Resurrection is the "why" believers meet on the first day. It's very clear in scripture they are two separate days, 


JESUS IS LORD

May 24 2019 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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