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Is Saturday still Saturday? Part 3
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The Julian Calendar was Established in the Roman Empire Forty years before the birth of Jesus. This is the very same calendar that we now use today, except there's been one change: Ten days were dropped from it back in 1582!
But this did not affect nor alter the weekly cycle! For more on the Julian Calendar check http://macquirelatory.com/Gregorian%20Calendar.htm
"Friday" still followed "Thursday" and "Sunday: still followed "Saturday"! Even nowadays when we add a day for leap year, it doesn't change the order.
The "Saturday" of today is the same "Saturday" of Jesus Day!
It may come as a surprise, but the 7 day week was almost unknown among ancient cultures. It comes from antiquity, through the Jews, who preserved it when surrounding nations desecrated it. Even the Egyptians had no 7 day week, which was why the Jews had to be reminded of it when their Egyptian captivity ended. The day comes from the rotation of our planet, the month from the moon circling the earth, and the year from our world going around the sun. But the week comes only one place: God's command to Honor the 7th day Sabbath!! Please watch this amazing video on the DID THE CALENDAR CHANGE THE SABBATH enjoy and see you next week on my next study 40 Bible Facts concerning "Sunday"
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