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WHY DO WE MEET ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK, NOT THE SEVENTH?

 
While there are those today who believe themselves called to assemble with their local churchs on the Jewish Sabbath day, the seventh day of the week, we do not do that, for a few reasons:

1: As a perpetual memorial of the fact that Jesus rose from the dead on the first day of the week.

2: After Jesus' resurrection, He met three times with His disciples:
  1-John 20:13-17, when Jesus met with Mary Magdalene at the tomb in the garden;
  2-Luke 24:13-31, when Jesus met with the two disciples on the road to Emmaus;
     3-John 20:19-23, when Jesus met with His disciples in the locked room.

3: The only time in the Bible when the church is said to be assembled for breaking of bread and preaching of the word of God, was recorded as being on the first day of the week, in Acts 20:17.

Never in the New Testament do we see any mention of the churches meeting on the seventh day Sabbath. We DO see Paul going to the synagogue on the Sabbath many times, but always the context given is to preach unto them Jesus Christ. And each time, after they have rejected Him, Paul leaves their fellowship. 

Simply, the Sabbath was created for Israel, specifically, and was never, from the start, a requirement for ANY gentiles, nor the churches, to observe.  Clearly, long before any Roman official errently declared Sunday declared Sunday as the "Christian Sabbath", (it is not), believers were assembling together. And so we do, today.