Sunday Scripture Quotes

As we prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday, let us reflect on the words of scripture that bring us closer to Jesus. This week, we focus on quotes from Palm Sunday and Sunday morning. May these scriptures give you strength and hope as you journey through your week.

10 Bible Verses about Sunday

Exodus 12:16 ESV

On the first day you shall hold a holy assembly, and on the seventh day a holy assembly. No work shall be done on those days. But what everyone needs to eat, that alone may be prepared by you.

Exodus 20:8-11 ESV

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV

On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

Acts 20:7 ESV

On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.

John 20:1-31 ESV

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.” So Peter went out with the other disciple, and they were going toward the tomb. Both of them were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. And stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying there, but he did not go in. …

Luke 24:1-53 ESV

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? …

Exodus 35:2 ESV  

Six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the Lord. Whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. …

Colossians 2:16-17 ESV

Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! …

Hebrews 4:12 ESV

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Sunday Scripture Quotes KJV

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 KJV. This is one of my favorite scriptures because it reminds us of how much God loves us. He was willing to sacrifice His own Son for our salvation. What a incredible demonstration of love! If you are feeling down or discouraged today, remember that you are loved by the Creator of the universe. There is nothing that can separate you from His love ( Romans 8:38-39). So take heart and know that you are never alone!


FAQ about Sunday in the Bible

What is special about Sunday in the Bible?

In the Bible, Sunday is a day of rest and worship. It is a day when we put aside our work and focus on our relationship with God. worshiping God and spending time in His presence is the most important thing we can do on any day, but Sundays are special because they remind us to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and recharge our spiritual batteries. 

Is Sunday a day of worship according to the Bible?

While there is no command in the Bible to specifically worship on Sunday, there are a couple of things that would lead us to believe that Sunday is a day of worship. First of all, the fact that Jesus rose from the dead on a Sunday (according to most scholars) would make it a special day. Additionally, in the book of Acts, we see that the disciples were gathered together for worship on the first day of the week (Acts 20:7). So while there is no explicit command to worship on Sunday, it seems like it would be a good day to do so!

Why is Sunday called the Lord’s day?

Sunday is called the Lord’s day because it is the day of the week when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to the Bible, Jesus rose from the dead on the first day of the week (Sunday), and his resurrection is celebrated as a special holiday by Christians all over the world.  The word “Lord” in this context refers to Jesus Christ, who is considered to be Lord and Savior by Christians. Thus, Sunday is set aside as a day to worship and praise Jesus for his victory over death. It is a day when Christians can come together and rejoice in what God has done for us through his Son. 

Why should Sunday be a day of worship and a day of rest?

There are many reasons why Sunday should be a day of worship and rest. Firstly, it is the day when we remember and give thanks for the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. By worshipping on Sunday, we honour him and remind ourselves of his great love for us. Secondly, resting on Sunday allows us to recharge our batteries and prepare for the week ahead. It is a chance to catch up with family and friends, and enjoy some leisure time. Finally, worshipping with other believers helps us to grow in our faith and feel part of a larger community. When we come together to worship on Sundays, we are reminded that we are not alone in our faith journey – there are others who share our beliefs and who can support us in our walk with God.