How is the New Testament Church to observe the Third Commandment?

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God has not bound the New Testament Church to the Jewish Sabbath, which was Saturday. Nor has he designated any other day to replace it. But he wants us to continue to gather together to worship Him and to hear His Word. Exercising their Christian liberty, Christians chose Sunday or the Lord’s Day as a special day for gathering together for worship because Christ arose from the dead on Sunday, the first day of the week. He brought us genuine rest when He conquered sin and death.

John 5:18: He not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

Col. 2:13-17: And you being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath He quickened together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses; blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us.....Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath day.

Col. 3:16: Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spir64 itual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Assignment: Read Heb. 4:1-13: Rest for the people of God.