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All articles & reviews tagged with sunday

Article

June 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

Should we celebrate the sabbath on Saturday or Sunday?

Recently hearing a disturbing sermon from an elderly brother, I was constrained to respond to the things he was saying. This is how this article came to be written. He was a dear brother, a good-hearted man, who seems to have been shaken not by old Adventist arguments but by a new group, who…

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June 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

God is no man’s debtor

In the 1960s I was engaged to a young lady whose father was a self-employed mechanic. He purchased a plot of land and obtained permission from the local planning authority to construct a garage complete with car showroom, vehicle repair workshop, MOT testing facility and petrol sales forecourt. He entered into a financial agreement…

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News

June 2017
News > Politics

Politics – Sunday shopping

Northern Ireland’s family life will suffer if shops in Belfast could open all day on Sundays, the UK’s major shopworkers’ union (USDAW) has warned. Belfast City Council has been holding a consultation on allowing all-day opening on 18 days a year, but John Hannett, general secretary of USDAW, warned workers would come under ‘additional…

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Article

July 2000
Articles > Guest column

Can we reclaim the Lord’s Day?

From the very time of creation, the idea of one day in seven being different has been taught us by our Creator's example and precept. Later this was embodied in the Ten Commandments and stressed by the prophets as an indicator of love and obedience to God. Finally, it was transformed by the Lord…

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April 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Why on Sunday

This question can be embarrassing, can't it? Why do you worship on Sunday? Doesn't the Bible say that the 'seventh' day is the time God consecrated for his people? Where does the Bible say that Christians should sanctify the first day of the week rather than the seventh day? It is a good question,…

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News

April 1995
News

The National Trust: a religion of heritage?

This year marks the centenary of the National Trust for England and Wales. Begun in 1895 with 100 members and 5 acres of land, it now has over 2,000,000 acres of some of the most breathtaking and beautiful countryside in the land. It has become the foremost charity in the country. Recently, Sir Roy…

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