Sabbath is a day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by Jews from Friday evening to Saturday night, and by most Christians on Sunday. Is high time we place a high level of importance on services to 'Chukwuokike Abiama' towards Biafra restoration.Every Biafran must see reason to come back to 'Chiukwu.'
Chiukwu is the supreme being of the Biafran religion especially our Igbo speaking part. In the Igbo pantheon, Chukwu is the source of all other Igbo deities and is responsible for assigning to our different tasks. The Igbo people believe that all things come from Chukwu, who brings the rains necessary for plants to grow and controls everything on earth and the spiritual world. We believe Chiukwu to be an infinitely powerful, undefinable, supreme deity encompassing everything in space and space itself.

Chiukwuokike Abiama is an Igbo Dialect that stands for Almighty Creator that knoweth all. God of all creation and it is interchangeable with God, Yahweh, etc. Whenever Chiukwu is addressed in such Igbo language, he always acknowledges and harkens to our prayers. Chiukwu is the first indigenous served God (Oracle) within Biafra land before white men colonisation began. Since colonisation, our people have been brainwashed to other unsuitable names which Chiukwu do not listen faster too.Is time to call our Chiukwu (God) with the language He has encrypted us Biafrans with.We must take stands of Sabbath Principles and process just to get it right.
When Chiukwu gave the Israelites the Ten Commandments at biblical Mount Sinai, they were commanded to remember the Sabbath and keep it holy by not doing any work and allowing the whole household to cease from work.This was in recognition of Chiukwu's act of creation and the special status that Chiukwu had conferred on the seventh day during the creation week.
"Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labour, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your Chiukwu. 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 " Exodus 20:08-11
The Torah portrays the Sabbath concept regarding resting on the seventh day and allowing land to lie fallow during each seventh year. The motivation is described as going beyond a sign and remembrance of Yahweh 's original rest during the creation week and extends to a concern that one’s servants, family, and livestock be able to relax and be refreshed from their work. Also, in the battle of Jericho, Joshua commanded the army to march around Jericho each day for seven consecutive days and to march around Jericho seven times on the seventh day.

The Word of God makes it quite clear that Sabbath observance was a special sign between God and Israel: “The Israelites are to observe the Sabbath, celebrating it for the generations to come as a lasting covenant. It will be a sign between the Israelites and me forever, for in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he abstained from work and rested” (Exodus 31:16–17 ).
God's intent for giving the Sabbath to Israel was not that they would remember creation, but that they would remember their Egyptian slavery and the Lord's deliverance. Note the requirements for Sabbath-keeping: A person placed under that Sabbath law could not leave his home on the Sabbath (Exodus 16:29 ), he could not build a fire (Exodus 35:3 ), and he could not cause anyone else to work ( Deuteronomy 5:14 ). A person breaking the Sabbath law was to be put to death (Exodus 31:15; Numbers 15:32–35 ).
From the overview in the case of Jericho, there is this significance of Seven. Biafrans must in-depth call Chiukwu for seven days where our cases will be tabled. we must not toil or joke in any ways with the power of 'Seven' both in a week, month and year. The seventh day is the sabbath day. On our calendar it is Saturday. On the Biblical calendar, it is sunset on Friday until sunset on Saturday. The Sabbath was given to Israel, not the church. The Sabbath is still Saturday, not Sunday, and has never been changed.

By Prince Richmond C. Amadi
Editor Udeagha Obasi
For Umuchiukwu Writers
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