Lord's day


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LORD'S DAY. The same as Sunday. (q.v.) Dies Dominicus non est juridicus. Co. Litt. 135; Noy's Max. 2.

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Pubs were to remain closed, except to bona fide travellers, on the Lord's Day.
With Hilda's foraging not stopping, The change of law on Sunday shopping, So very much to Fred's dismay Brought her heaven on The Lord's Day.
The essays, with several additions, were contributions at a conference cosponsored by Fuller Theological Seminary's Just Peacemaking Institute and the Lord's Day Alliance.
The vicar of Christ Church in North Shields, the Rev Christopher Reed, wrote to the railway company expressing "regret and pain" about the trains encouraging travel on Sunday - the Lord's day.
The more we chip away at Sunday being the Lord's Day, the worse it is for our country.
How do you as a Christian make the Lord's day holy?
MATCH-WINNER Jim Allenby is delighted Glamorgan are starting to back up his words with actions after booking a Lord's day out.
But, as long as I get the time off later on in the week, I've no objection to working on the so-called Lord's Day.
The former Northern Ireland representative of the Lord's Day Observance Society campaigned before against shops opening on Sundays but changes to the law are under consideration given rising concern over illegal gambling.
To Which Are Added, Forms of Prayer for Morning and Evening for a Family, for a Penitent Sinner, and for the Lord's Day.
But a spokesman for The Lord's Day Observance Society said: "This is to be applauded.
Of these, A Collection of Hymns Jr the Use of the People Called Methodists (1780) and A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Lord's Day (1784) were most influential.