The Seventh Day Sabbath

A Perpetual Sign, from the Beginning to the Entering into the Gates of the Holy City, According to the Commandment

Author: Joseph Bates
Published: 1846
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,494 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.4
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 448
Added to site: 2007.07.19
mnybks.net#: 17675
Genre: Religion
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e of prayer for all people" is no promise to the Gentile.

Now we ask, if God has ever abrogated the law of the Sabbath? If he has it can easily be found. We undertake to say without fear of contradiction, he has not made any such record in the bible; but to the contrary, he calls it a perpetual covenant, a "sign between me and the children of Israel forever," for the reason that he rested on the seventh day. Exo. xxxi: 16, 17. Says one, has not the ceremonial law been annulled and nailed to the cross? Yes, but what of that? Why then the Sabbath must be abolished, for Paul says so! Where? Why in Cols. 2d chapter, and xiv. Romans. How can you think that God ever inspired Paul to say that the seventh day Sabbath was made void or nailed to the cross at the crucifixion, when he never intended any such change; if he did, he certainly would have deceived the inhabitants of Jerusalem, in the promise which he made them about two thousand four hundred and forty-six years ago! Turn now to Jer. xvii: 25,

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