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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 48 : The Sanctification of the Lord's Day

Paragraph 5 :

48-5. Let the provisions for the support of the family on that day be so ordered that others be not improperly detained from the public worship of God, nor hindered from sanctifying the Sabbath.

[Historical Summary : .]

Background and Comparison :
1. PCA 1973, Adopted text, as printed in the Minutes of General Assembly, p. 155
2. Continuing Presbyterian Church, Proposed Book of Church Order (1973), DfW, 1-3, p. 63
3. PCUS 1933, DfW, I-§305
4. PCUS 1925, DfW, I-§305
Let the provisions for the support of the family on that day be so ordered that servants or others be not improperly detained from the public worship of God, nor hindered from sanctifying the Sabbath.

PCUS 1894,

RPCES 1973, III-3
Provision for the support of the family on the Lord's Day should be so ordered that those who must labor and all members of the household be not detained insofar as possible from public worship or hindered from properly sanctifying the day.

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