The Seventh-day Adventist Church keeps the Sabbath from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday, because God set apart the seventh day of creation week to be a day of rest and a memorial of creation.
Why is Sabbath Sunday instead of Saturday?
Jewish Christians continued to observe Shabbat but met together at the end of the day, on a Saturday evening. It was Emperor Constantine who decreed that Christians should no longer keep the Sabbath and keep only to Sunday (the latter part of the first day of the week) calling it the Venerable Day of the Sun.
What do Seventh Day Adventists believe about Sabbath?
Sabbath - Adventists believe that the Sabbath should be observed on the seventh day of the week, i.e. from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset. They further believe that Sunday observance lacks biblical authorization.
When did the Sabbath change from Saturday to Sunday?
Some people assume the Sabbath was changed to Sunday by Roman Emperor Constantine on March 7, 321 AD. Constantine did indeed change the official Roman day of rest to Sunday, but he was only recognizing something after the fact that had already been going on for almost three centuries.
What religion does not do anything on Saturday?
Adventists abstain from secular work on Saturday. They will also usually refrain from purely secular forms of recreation, such as competitive sport and watching non-religious programs on television.
What religions celebrate the Sabbath on Saturday?
The history and modern-day organisation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, founded in the USA and notable for observing the Sabbath on Saturday instead of Sunday.
Where in the Bible does it say Saturday is the Sabbath?
The Sabbath Day begins at sundown on Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday. Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 20:8-11; Isaiah 58:13-14; 56:1-8; Acts 17:2; Acts 18:4, 11; Luke 4:16; Mark 2:27-28; Matthew 12:10-12; Hebrews 4:1-11; Genesis 1:5, 13-14; Nehemiah 13:19.