By Joseph Bates (adapted)
If the Sabbath was not instituted in Eden, why would Moses mention it in his account of the creation of the world? Why not appropriately reserve mentioning it for two or three-thousand years in his history, until the time when manna fell in the wilderness? (See Exodus 16:23.) Then he could state that this was the institution of the seventh-day Sabbath.
I answer (and for the very best of reasons), that he didn't do that, because the Sabbath wasn’t instituted when the manna fell!
Let’s look at that text: “And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice