1896-W.F.V. Bartlett (1831-1903).-An excellent overview of the doctrine of the Christian Sabbath together with admonitions and encouragements for its right keeping.Read More
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1930-Thomas Melville Slater (1869-1951).-This small tract, written for the Reformed Presbyterian Committee on Witness Bearing, explains why Christians should be careful in their terminology regarding the Lord’s day.Read More
1850-James Chrystie.-This article, from the Covenanter Magazine, examines whether or not the first day of the week is the Christian Sabbath and defends Calvin from charges that he relaxed views of this matter.Read More
An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament for the better observation of the Lords Day.
1644-The Parliament.-An Ordinance which contains numerous specific examples of forbidden activity for Lord's day observance together with penalties for violations.Read More
1642-The Parliament.-An Act against all unnecessary activities or business being conducted upon the Lord's day together with a condemnation of turning that day into a day of recreation.Read More
The Sabbath. A Discourse on the Duty of Civil Government in Relation to the Sanctification of the Lord’s Day.
1829-James Renwick Willson.-A sermon on the duties and responsibilities of the civil authorities with respect to enforcing proper Sabbath observance among Christians. It is notable for its assumption that the magistrate does have an obligation to uphold the whole law of God.Read More
1882-David Steele.-A brief article on Sabbath keeping and why calling the day “Sunday” is inappropriate.Read More