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Day One Sundays Are Great Days (9 vols.)
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Overview

Honoring the Sabbath can be a confusing commandment for Christians today. The Day One Sundays Are Great Days series provides nine practical booklets that focus on the benefits of keeping the Sabbath, and explore its role in God’s design for humanity. Contributing pastors discuss everything from avoiding legalism to the medical benefits of a weekly day of rest. Their helpful advice outlines the physical, mental, and spiritual advantages of the Sabbath as they present varied arguments in support of the early Christian church’s Sabbath practices.

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Key Features

  • Presents medical and theological arguments for keeping traditional Christian Sabbath practices
  • Emphasizes the positive role the Sabbath plays in God’s design for human life
  • Explains the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of keeping the Sabbath

Product Details

  • Title: Day One Sundays are Great Days
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Volumes: 9
  • Pages: 288
  • Topic: Practical Life

Individual Titles

Celebrating Sundays: Ten Great Reasons to Enjoy God’s Priceless Gift of the Lord’s Day

  • Author: Jonathan Holdt
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 32

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Is Sunday a special day for Christians? Or is it just like any other day—a day on which we can do whatever we want? In this booklet, Jonathan Holdt gives 10 essential reasons why Christians need to celebrate Sunday as the Lord’s Day, urging us to rediscover the immense joys and benefits of keeping this day special.

Jonathan Holdt has provided for us a pastorally thoughtful and sensitive defense of the Fourth Commandment written in a spirit of love. I cannot recommend this too highly.

—Derek W.H. Thomas, John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary

At a time when not only the Scriptures but the decalogue is under attack, Jonathan’s well-reasoned arguments for honoring the fourth commandment is to be welcomed. There was never a time when the case for keeping Sunday special was so necessary and this booklet promises to be an enormous help to many, many Christians who need such a confirmation of a vital truth. The booklet needs wide circulation for it will be a great incentive to confirm and restore a belief and a practice which will bring untold blessings to those who remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy.

—Martin Holdt, senior minister of Constantia Park Baptist Church, South Africa

Jonathan Holdt is currently pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Pretoria, South Africa. He attended London Theological Seminary and began his first pastorate at Hillcrest Baptist Church, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, in 1997.

The Lord’s Day: Avoiding Legalism

  • Author: Iain D. Campbell
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 32

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Learn to find joyful obedience between the extremes of lifeless unrepentance and hypocritical legalism. Iain D. Campbell’s pastoral advice on avoiding legalism in Sabbath-keeping is useful for lay people and ministers alike. His thoughtful insights are designed to help readers both understand and benefit from a balanced observance of the Sabbath, and reminding them that they live inside the freedom of the Gospel.

Iain D. Campbell is pastor of Back Free Church of Scotland on the Isle of Lewis. He trained for the ministry at the University of Glasgow and at the Free Church College, Edinburgh. He earned his PhD from the University of Edinburgh. He contributes regularly to several theological journals and is the author of The Gospel According to Ruth, Opening Up Exodus, and On the First Day of the Week: God, the Christian and the Sabbath.

The Lord’s Day: A Positive Approach

  • Author: John G. Roberts
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 32

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Honoring the Sabbath can seem like a confusing and constraining task to Christians today. In this brief guide, John G. Roberts reveals the practical benefits of keeping the Lord’s day holy and how it fits into God’s design for humanity.

John G. Roberts was the director of Day One Publications until he retired in 2010.

The Lord’s Day: God’s Special Day

  • Author: Paul Watts
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 32

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See God’s purpose in the Sabbath and learn to look at the Lord’s day as a special day. Paul Watts provides a practical exposition of how the Sabbath fits into God’s design for humanity and how it is a part of humanity’s relationship with him. His brief booklet stirs readers to contemplate the Sabbath in relation to God’s nature and his plans for our future.

Paul Watts has been the pastor of Lower Ford Street Baptist Church in Coventry for 26 years. Previously he taught religious studies.

The Lord’s Day: Why Two Sunday Services?

  • Author: John Benton
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 32

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In this volume, John Benton gives practical reasons that support the tradition of believers meeting for both a morning and an evening service. Benton argues that the ever-increasing demands of work, practical evangelism, and the increased opportunity to grow our enthusiasm for God make holding two services an important option for bodies of believers today.

John Benton has a doctorate in science and has a keen interest in the relationship between science and faith. He became the pastor of Chertsey Street Baptist Church in 1980.

The Lord’s Day: A Medical Point of View

  • Author: Verna Wright
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 32

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Medical professional Verna Wright examines the medical benefits of keeping the Sabbath. His scientific and biblical analysis highlight the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of weekly rest, pointing to its place in God’s design for humanity.

Verna Wright was a professor of rheumatology at Leeds University. He was also codirector of the Bioengineering Group for the Study of Human Joints, and a consultant adviser to Sir Henry Yellowlees, the chief medical officer of the department of health and social security.

The Lord’s Day: Holiday Sundays

  • Author: Stuart Olyott
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 32

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In this volume, Stuart Olyott emphasizes the benefits and importance of maintaining the Sabbath during holidays. He argues that if we unplug from our source of spiritual refreshment, our vacations will be anything but refreshing.

Stuart Olyott was ordained to the Christian ministry in 1964 and has pastored churches in London, Liverpool, and Lausanne. He lectured at Evangelical Theological College of Wales, now known as Wales Evangelical School of Theology.

Sport & Sundays: Christian BBC Presenter Dan Walker Tells His Story

  • Author: Dan Walker
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 32

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Successful BBC journalist Dan Walker relates how he has lived out his Christian faith from childhood to today, even amidst the demands of a high-pressure career. He particularly emphasizes the pivotal role that rest and honoring the Sabbath played in his journey.

Dan Walker was born and brought up in Crawley in West Sussex. He studied history at the University of Sheffield and now works as a TV and radio presenter for the BBC.

Sunday Is a Great Day for Students

  • Author: Iain D. Campbell
  • Series: Sundays Are Great Days
  • Publisher: Day One
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 32

This booklet helps students take a biblical approach to Sundays, with clear and helpful suggestions from Iain D. Campbell. He argues that the fourth commandment has not been abolished and still applies today. He then goes on to explain how we can use the Lord’s day in a positive way.

Iain D. Campbell is pastor of Back Free Church of Scotland on the Isle of Lewis. He trained for the ministry at the University of Glasgow and at the Free Church College, Edinburgh. He earned his PhD from the University of Edinburgh. He contributes regularly to several theological journals and is the author of The Gospel According to Ruth, Opening Up Exodus, and On the First Day of the Week: God, the Christian and the Sabbath.