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Breaking Bread - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house” (Acts 2:46), seem to have combined each day this remembrance of the Lord’s supper with their own evening meals. Sometime later, it seems to have been “upon the first day of the...
The First Day Of The Week - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight” (Acts 20:7). It is appropriate that this important phrase, “the first day of the week,” occurs exactly eight times in the Bible. The first six of these (Matthew 28:1; Mark...
Acts 20:7
... upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until...
Acts 2:1: day of Pentecost - Study Note
... of the week as their regular day of rest and worship (note Acts 20:7; I Corinthians 16:2). The weekly observance of the sabbath was in commemoration of the completion of God’s work of creation (Genesis 2:1-3; Exodus 20:8-11), but...
Acts 20:7: first day of the week - Study Note
... at Troas until midnight and why Eutychus fell asleep (Acts 20:9). The first day of the week then eventually became known as “the Lord’s day” (Revelation 1:10). By worshiping and resting on that day, the Christians were...
Creation and the Seven-Day Week - Article
William J. Bauer, Ph.D. - in the synagogue services on the seventh day each week (e.g., Acts 17:2) and also in Christian services on the first day of the week (Acts 20:7). Eventually, as they were more and more excluded from the synagogue, they observed the Lord's day only...
1 Corinthians 16:2: first day of the week - Study Note
... their own meetings on the first day of the week. Note also Acts...
God's Lovingkindness and Truth - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... was aware of the powerful witness of the early church (Acts 4:33). When we are so affected by the working of God in our lives that we worship and praise, others will know about it and will talk about it to God’s glory. Psalm...
Revelation 1:10: the Lord’s Day - Study Note
... the first day of the week for many years by this time (note Acts 20:7; I Corinthians 16:2), presumably because they had been excluded from any influence in the synagogue worship on the last day of the week. Furthermore, it would be appropriate to...
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