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The Translation of the Phrase “the Lord’s Day”

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Note the translation of the particular phrase under consideration—“the Lord’s day.” It is not translated “the day of the Lord,” as in 2 Peter 3:10, because it is a different construction and uses a different word for “Lord.” Second Peter 3:10 reads, ἡμέρα κυρίου (hēmera kyriou [“the day of the Lord”]). 113 more words


This is the Lord’s Day and Other Such Sayings

For those of you who have left the institutional church you will probably relate to what I am saying.

After being out of organized religion for nearly three years now, some of the traditional and normal terms of the christianese language really bother me. 686 more words

Christian Life

Call the Sabbath a Delight

What motivation could there possibly be, in today’s fast-paced, “get-it-done” society, to set aside an entire day’s productivity – forfeiting potential wages and precious study time – in order to engage in holy rest? 277 more words

Dominicum Servasti?

“One question put to the martyrs before they were put to death was: ‘Dominicum servasti?’ (Do you keep the Lord’s Day?)”- Maurice Roberts

(HT: Gospel Quotes)