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Sabbath school

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sabbath school school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sabbath school a school held on Sunday for study of the Bible and for religious instruction; the pupils, or the teachers and pupils, of such a school, collectively.
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Usage

In literature:

A considerable number of the younger children also, when at home, attend our Sabbath School.
"The Gipsies' Advocate or, Observations on the Origin, Character, Manners, and Habits of The English Gipsies" by James Crabb
My wife and little ones were also with me, both in the church and Sabbath school.
"A Narrative of The Life of Rev. Noah Davis, A Colored Man." by Noah Davis
We refer to the Sabbath school.
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
Prayer meetings, Sabbath School, mission services continued as before.
"Sixty years with Plymouth Church" by Stephen M. Griswold
Difficulties occur in securing and retaining the aid of male teachers in the Sabbath school.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
I never did say such, though some of the fellows do, and those that go to Sabbath School too.
"Captain Horace" by Sophie May
Let teachers in Sabbath-schools impart such instructions, and ministers in their pulpits.
"Thoughts on Missions" by Sheldon Dibble
Miss Hale had a Mission Sabbath School for the younger people.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
The gentleman taught a class in the Sabbath School, composed of married ladies who had never before been members.
"Bertie and the Gardeners" by Madeline Leslie
She had sought the Sabbath-school this morning in search of help.
"The Chautauqua Girls At Home" by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
I could now dress my children neat and comfortable, and send them to the Sabbath-school.
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
On a Sabbath morning in late July, the little Grass River schoolhouse was crowded, for Sabbath school was the event of the week.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
He was for twenty-five years superintendent of the Presbyterian Sabbath School.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
But the town kept hammering at his parents' ears, especially his former teachers, his pastor and Sabbath-school teacher, the hardware man.
"Child and Country" by Will Levington Comfort
All this my dear Sabbath School teacher taught me, and she will meet me there.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
Sabbath morning we visited the Sabbath-school.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
There were day-schools and night-schools, week-day-schools and Sabbath-schools.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
Some of them were scholars and teachers in Sabbath-schools at home.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Your sabbath-school class sent you their New Year's gift yesterday; I know you will value it.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
It will not do to be careless even in teaching the Sabbath school.
"The Cabin on the Prairie" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
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In poetry:

We are little children,
That go to Sabbath school,
To hear of our Redeemer,
Likewise the golden rule.
"Children's Reply" by Julia A Moore
Bless those little children
That go to Sabbath school,
For they hear of Jesus,
And learn the golden rule.
"Advice to Little Children" by Julia A Moore
Twice twelve years have passed this day,
Since our Sabbath School commenced;
Countless lessons have been learned,
Much instruction been dispensed.
"For The S.S. Concert" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
I now will endeavor, while fresh in my mind,
My Sabbath School Class to portray;
The theme's furnished for me, I've only to find
Colors to blend, their forms to display.
"My S.S. Class" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
And next the "patriarch" who led
For nearly three-score years
Our "Sabbath school"--its worthy head--
Rekindled all our fears
By saying, with a smile benign,
"Since it's the fashion, I'll resign!"
"Without A Minister" by Hattie Howard
One year of priceless time has passed,
Since we in Sabbath school were class'd,
To read and sing and pray;
To hear the counsels of the good;
Have we improved them as we should?
How stands the case to-day?
"Anniversary Hymn" by David John Scott

In news:

The organization in charge of private and parochial school athletics is allowing greater scheduling flexibility after a controversy surrounding a playoff date on the Jewish Sabbath.
FORT WORTH — The boys basketball team from an Orthodox Jewish school in Houston won a playoff game that was rescheduled under threat of a lawsuit to Friday afternoon so it wouldn't conflict with the Sabbath.
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