They Should Observe the Sabbath Day – Mosiah 18:23, 25

23 And he commanded them that they should observe the sabbath day, and keep it holy, and also every day they should give thanks to the Lord their God….
25 And there was one day in every week that was set apart that they should gather themselves together to teach the people, and to worship the Lord their God, and also, as often as it was in their power, to assemble themselves together.

After being converted by the words of Abinadi, which included a review of the Ten Commandments, Alma established the church among those who were willing to hear his words. As shown in the passage above, observance of the Sabbath Day was an important church practice. They were to keep the day holy, making it different from the other days of the week. They were to gather to be taught the gospel and to worship God.
The Savior taught the gospel on the Sabbath Day (Mark 1:21, Luke 4:31). He also healed the sick on the Sabbath (Matthew 12:10-13, Luke 14:3-4).
Spencer W. Kimball taught us how to keep the Sabbath Day holy and listed some representative activities to help us think about how to spend our time on that day:

The Sabbath is a holy day in which to do worthy and holy things. Abstinence from work and recreation is important but insufficient. The Sabbath calls for constructive thoughts and acts, and if one merely lounges about doing nothing on the Sabbath, he is breaking it. To observe it, one will be on his knees in prayer, preparing lessons, studying the gospel, meditating, visiting the ill and distressed, sleeping, reading wholesome material, and attending all the meetings of that day to which he is expected. To fail to do these proper things is a transgression on the omission side (The Miracle of Forgiveness, Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1969, pp. 96–97, quoted in “The Lord’s Day,” James E. Faust, General Conference, October 1991).

Tomorrow, I will follow the example of the Savior by engaging in constructive and appropriate activities which enable me to keep the Sabbath Day holy. I will follow the counsel of the prophet Alma and will attend my church meetings with the intent of teaching and learning the gospel and worshipping the Lord.

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