The Sabbath Day
The Sabbath Day is the last day of the week; the seventh day. To the Hebrews, this was Friday sunset to Saturday sunset. They were commanded to rest on this day.
Honour it, if you can or want to. Jesus tells us that you are not obliged to honour it, because the Sabbath was made for men, not men for the Sabbath. He tells us also that we, therefore, are master over the Sabbath: we decide whether to observe it or not. If you work in a restaurant you very likely will have to work on Sundays, as with many other occupations – and of course, he knew this!
MAR 2: 23 And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.
MAR 2: 24 And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?
MAR 2: 25 And he said unto them, Have ye never read what David did, when he had need, and was an hungered, he, and they that were with him?
MAR 2: 26 How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him?
MAR 2: 27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for men, and not men for the Sabbath:
MAR 2: 28 Therefore the Son of men is Lord also of the Sabbath.