Saturday, March 18, 2017
Sabbath And Sunday Worship. In this presentation Doug Batchelor presents both sides of the debate on the Sunday Sabbath debate. He does that by changing roles from being an advocate for Sunday and one for the Sabbath. Even his suit has two colors as seen above.
"Origin of the Months and the Days of the Week," written by the "Rev. Fr." Gregorio Arnaiz, O.P. In it the author says:"The Romans dedicated the first day of the week to the Sun ; the second, to the Moon; and the rest to five of their mythological divinities, in this wise: third day, Mars ; fourth day, Mercury ; fifth day, Jupiter thunderous ; the sixth, to Venus ; and, the seventh, to Saturn.
"With the disintegration of the Roman empire, the European nations, that were later formed, followed the same nomenclature, although they modified said names in accordance with the genius and character of each language.
"But the [Roman] Catholic Church never admitted in her liturgy such pagan nomenclature, but designated the first day of the week with the name Dominica (Sunday), in honor of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the following five days were called feria secunda, feria tertia, feria quanta, feria quinta and feria sexta; for the seventh day she preserved the name Sabbatum (Sabbath) of the Jews, transferring to Sunday the day of rest and abstention from servile works."