After Yahweh finished creating all things, He rested on the seventh day. In Genesis 2:1-3 we read, "Thus the heavens and earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day Yahweh ended His work which He had made and He rested on the seventh day from all the work which He had made. And Yahweh blessed the seventh day and sanctified it because that in it He had rested from all His work which Yahweh created and made." So we see from these scriptures that the seventh day was special right from the very beginning.
In our modern world, the seventh day is called Saturday. It is a time to rest from our work, and to gather together for worship. Yahweh's days begin and end at sundown, so the Sabbath actually begins Friday evening and does not end until Saturday evening. The Sabbath is to be a delight and we are not to do our own pleasure. It is the perfect time to read scriptures with our families. Yahweh gave us the Sabbath for our benefit. Eveyone needs a day of rest in this busy world. School and work can take up most of our time during the week and the Sabbath is a great time of refreshing for weary people. It is a time to re-connect with Yahweh. Let us all keep the Sabbath with great joy!
SCRIPTURE TO REMEMBER:
"And Yahweh blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it; because that in it He had rested from all His work which Yahweh had created and made."