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One writer referred to "the sleepy Sabbath" of old "with a trip to church, family lunch and snooze in front of the fire." But she pointed out that "a slow secularisation of Sunday has been at work all century." She titled her article, "And on the Seventh Day..."

European news media confuse Sunday with the biblical seventh day. However, the Sabbath in both Old and New Testaments has always been just that: the seventh day of the week—never the first day. Readers who would like to see proof from the Bible should request our free booklet Sunset to Sunset: God's Sabbath Rest. (Source: The Sunday Telegraph.)