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According to fairmormon.org: Latter-day Saints do not base their worship practices on an analysis of early Christian history, or on the comments of scholars in Biblical commentaries, though these sources can confirm Church teachings. Rather, the Saints follow the guidance of a living prophet. However, it seems clear that the Latter-day Saint ...
According to LDS.org, the observance of the Sabbath on Sunday is based on Acts 20:7 And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached into them. . . so apparently the early disciples met on Sunday (at least that time they did) https://www.lds.org/topics/sabbath?lang=eng
The Roman Catholic Church did change the Sabbath from Seventh Day to the First Day. This is taken from here: Q. Why do we observe Sunday instead of Saturday? A. We observe Sunday instead of Saturday because the Catholic Church transferred the solemnity from Saturday to Sunday." -- The Convert's Catechism of Catholic Doctrine, 1951 printing, ...
The choice of Sunday is traditional, but it is also harmonious with the Biblical account (emphasis added): Acts 20:7 NASB On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight. 1 Corinthians 16:2 (NASB) On the first day ...
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