This article shows that attending the evening service on the Lord's Day is not simply a matter of personal choice. The second service is important, because in both services we are given a foretaste of glory, are fed from the Word, are prepared for our eternal home, and are encouraged by the Holy Spirit and the fellowship of God's people.
Together with other issues, the Synod of Dordrecht faced some concerns around the keeping of the Sabbath. The Synod of Dort had to decide what to do with the threat of not keeping the Lord's Day, and what to do with those who think that keeping the Sabbath is not required by God. The church today faces these same questions.
Looking at the Westminster Confession of Faith Chapter 21, this article argues that the fourth commandment concerning the Sabbath is a universal command. The author places the Westminster Confession of Faith in its historical context, looking at how it's perspective on the Lord's Day was received by the people.