10 again and notice which day of the week the Lord commanded us to observe.
2. What day is that?
 the first day (Sunday)
 the fourth day (Wednesday)
 the seventh day (Saturday)
    If you look at most calendars, youíll see that Sunday is the first day of the week. Saturday is the seventh day of the week. This weekly pattern hasnít changed since creation. Like your birthday, the seventh day is a specific date. Godís Sabbath has always been celebrated on the seventh day as a memorial of creation. This means that the seventh day, Saturday, is Godís Sabbath. In many languages, the word for Saturday is Sabbath, such as the word SŠbado in Spanish.
3. Read Genesis 2:1-3. What did God do on the seventh day of creation week?
 created the animals
 rested
 punished Adam and Eve

    God made the Sabbath when He made our world. He rested on the seventh day. He blessed it (made it a day with special benefits for us) and made it holy (set it aside for a special spiritual use). Itís a memorial of Creationóboth of Godís power to create our world and also His power to create a new life in us. He asks us to worship Him on the seventh-day Sabbath and to keep it holy.
    So why do so many people go to church on Sunday, the first day of the week, instead? After all, the Bible doesnít say anything about the Sabbath being changed to a different day. Jesus and His disciples didnít change the day. History tells us that it was church and government leaders who decided to have people worship on Sunday instead of the seventh-day Sabbath. Some examples are the Roman leader Constantine and the church councils a number of years after Jesusí death.

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