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Blog Series: Sabbath and Sunday in the Early Church: The Didache (Pt. 4 of 5)

Blog Series: Sabbath and Sunday in the Early Church: The Didache (Pt. 4 of 5)

Within this series of posts Jon English Lee is investigating some of the contextual factors that influenced the early church’s decision for Sunday gathering. In previous posts he has highlighted several contextual factors important to the Sabbath/Lord’s Day discussion in the early church. In this post he will examine what the Didache has to say about the topic in order to demonstrate a very early Christian prescription for Sunday worship.

 

Blog Series: What are some Jewish Influences of Sabbath in Ancient Christianity? (Pt. 1 of 5)

Blog Series: What are some Jewish Influences of Sabbath in Ancient Christianity? (Pt. 1 of 5)

What factors were influencing the early church’s decision to meet on the Lord’s Day? What do the early church fathers have to say about Saturday or Sunday corporate gatherings for worship? Within this series of posts I hope to investigate some of the contextual factors that influenced the early church’s decision for Sunday gathering. I also plan to look at several of the earliest church documents that speak to the sabbath/Lord’s Day issue.