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The Sabbath

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Sabbath AO1 The Sabbath (Saturday) is the Jewish holy day of rest it marks gods rest after creation of the World. Christians celebrate sun day as their holy day because Jesus rose from the dead on Sunday. Every Sunday is a celebration of the resurrection. For Christians, Sunday is the day on which time should be set aside for the worship of god. The Jewish Sabbath Sabbath is a Hebrew word meaning 'rest'. Sabbath is the day of rest in Judaism. It begins at sunset on Friday and lasts until sunset on Saturday. In the Ten Commandments the reason given for the Sabbath being a holy day is that after god had created the world in six days he rested on the seventh. Jews keep Sabbath as a holy day set aside for god. It is celebrated at home with special family meal on Friday evening and with synagogue worship, unnecessary work is avoided. Sabbath is a day to be honoured and enjoyed as a gift from god. ...read more.

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The law was created to allow people to rest and worship god and not to stop hungry men nibbling on ears of corn. I think that from this Jesus meant that Sabbath and its laws were created for working class people who on the Sabbath were given the chance to rest by its master because Sabbath was a day of rest and also they was given the chance to worship god. The Pharisees changed around a few things and made stupid laws so that they would have more control. "So the son of man is lord even of the Sabbath," this means that Jesus had power over the Sabbath and its rules, as what Jesus was doing was what god wanted to be done. In mark 1: 21-28 the man with the evil spirit Jesus was in a synagogue preaching and teaching this is how we know that Jesus was a practicing Jew. These verses show that the Sabbath was so important that you weren't even allow burying the body of a dead person during the Sabbath or right before it or right after it. ...read more.

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Liturgy. The service Christians offer to god. Orthodox Christians use the name because at the Divine Liturgy they offer god their praise and worship. They also offer him they're everyday lives. The Salvation Army and the Quakers do no have Holy Communion services because they do not believe that Jesus blood and body can be transformed from bread and wine. Mark chapter 12 verses 28-34 has something to do with this because the Christians who do not receive the holy communion do something else that Jesus Christ would appreciate as loving your god with all your heart and strength and loving your neighbour with all your heart and strength as well are the two greatest commandments and this are the actions that the salvation army and Quakers carry on. Christians keep Sunday for worship. For Christians Sunday is a regular day for worship, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Some Christians believe that Sunday should be a day of rest, like the Sabbath. They assume that the commandment applies to the Christian Sunday and that day nobody should work unnecessarily. Other Christians prefer to be positive. As long as Christians give some time to worship Sundays, what they do with the rest of the day doesn't matter. Bruno Babolin ...read more.

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