Nevertheless, happy 50th anniversary for XP4.
have a rest
Jumping forward a goodly length of time we read reports of Jesus under attack from the legalistic leaders because he dared to heal a man on "shabbat", the day when no work could be done. Christ's reply gives us an answer to the purpose of that Genesis rest day story.
Then Jesus said to them, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath." The seven day cycle is almost universal throughout the world. Attempts to have a different length of "week", as in the French Revolution period when ten days were instituted, have all failed. It seems that six days of activity and one complete break is best.
Critics of Judaism and Christianity often object to a vengeful God who terrorises his people ...
But therein lies a huge God-like problem ...