One day my friend asked me, "Why worship the Lord on Sunday?
After creating all things, He rested and sanctified the
Sunday is not the last day, but the first day of the week,"
"Saturday is the seventh day. So why worship on Sunday
"Thatís a good question," I thought. "Iím not really sure," I
"Does it have something to do with when the Lord was
"No," he said. "The Lord was crucified on Friday. Of that we
but Iíve asked numerous people this question. Iíve no where
else to go!"
Iíd never thought about it before. I guess Iíd always taken
it for granted.
So I said, "Thatís just the way things are or the way the
Lord planned it.
"Thatís not right," he said. "Look at the calendar and you
that Saturday is at the end of the week! Right where it ought
"And just how do you know Saturday is the end of the week?" I
"Because it says right here on the calendar!" He smirkingly
"Yes, but thatís manís calendar," I said. "Does He use the
Or is His calendar different? Just as many other things He
He has created worlds without number. The universe, full of
and unless ours was the first He created, Heíd already have a
day of rest.
For Saturday to be His seventh day, Heíd had to of begun on
But if Sunday was His day of rest, Heíd have begun His work
How it is, we know not. But we know the gateway to eternity
on that very special Sunday; the day our Lord and Savior was
I suppose many days could be chosen, as some choose Friday or
Why not choose the day He was resurrected, that great and
"Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came
the sepulchre...and they found the stone rolled away...And they entered in,
not the body of the Lord Jesus. And it came to pass, as they were much
thereabout, behold two men stood by them in shining garments...And they said
Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen..." Luke
Officer Samuel Jeppsen #3751 (Ret) R# 140, September, 2001-d