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a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians

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The prohibition of work on the Sabbath day as enjoined by the fourth of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:8) has implications given both that the Internet operates simultaneously across time zones and that the Sabbath--the period commencing at sunset on Friday and continuing for 24 hours to Saturday eve--falls at different times in different parts of the globe.
The clue, he said, is found in the law concerning the Sabbath day as found in the Ten Commandments, Exodus 20:4.
DAY OF BIRTH MANY think the day you are born can shape your identity, believing the old children's nursery rhyme: Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go, Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for a living, But the child who is born on the Sabbath Day is bonny and blithe and good and gay.
There's a bit in the Bible that says if you keep the Sabbath day then your delight will be in God.
In one version of the Sabbath commandment, we are told: "Remember the Sabbath Day and keep it Holy" (Exod 20:8).
In Shemot (Exodus 20:8): "Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy" "Zakhor et Yom HaShabbat le'kadsho," the first word is "zakho" whereas in Devarim, (Deuteronomy 5:12), the first word is "shamor" (observe or guard) the Sabbath to keep it holy.
The unfortunate workmen, having got their wages on Saturday evening, spend it with unprincipled public-house keepers at night, and even the Sabbath day is desecrated by the Bacchanals of superstition.
It would seem that there is a misapprehension that we only work on the Sabbath Day.
I'm still not entirely at ease with working on the sabbath day of rest.
Rome's Jewish community, some of whom were forced to leave Libya 40 years ago, are angry over Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's apparent willingness to meet them only on Saturday, the Sabbath day sacred to Jews.
And they were not to gather manna on the Sabbath day itself, making this manna story one of the first illustrations in all scripture of the meaning of Sabbath.
A THE rhyme, which dates back to the 1880s, reads: Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's child has far to go, Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for a living and the child that is born on the Sabbath day is bonny and blithe and good and gay.
Although an exception is made for hotels and resorts that are part of the tourism industry, the Sabbath day business prohibition is enforced strictly for all other businesses, regardless of a business owner's religion.
Very highly recommended reading, especially for seminary and theology students, Sabbath Presence: Appreciating The Gifts Of Each Day by Kathleen Casey is an informative and "reader friendly" approach to understanding the Sabbath Day and how it may best be integrated into the everyday daily lives of Catholic laity and clergy.