Lord’s Day or Sabbath Day

Theologically Speaking

When Christians think of Sundays they often think of it as day of rest. Some even think of the day as a Sabbath day. But where does this idea come from? When and why did Christians begin meeting on Sundays and did they think of Sunday as a replacement for the Saturday Sabbath that Jews were accustomed to observing?

My hope is to lay out a historical summary of when and why Christians began to meet on Sundays and how some began to think of Sunday as the new Sabbath day. Most of the information below is a summary of the “Lord’s Day” article found in the Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments edited by Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids and published by InterVarsity Press.

From Scripture

To begin, we need to start with what we can learn from the Bible itself. Is there evidence that even…

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About Jim & Jody

We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 5 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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