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The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign

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Author: Joseph Bates
Published: 1847
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,893 / 91 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.8
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 863
Added to site: 2008.11.16
mnybks.net#: 22643
Genre: Religion
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in it thou shalt not do any work, thou nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man servant nor thy maid servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger, that is within thy gates." Who is the stranger? (Gentiles.) Now the reason for it will carry us back to paradise. "For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is; and rested on the SEVENTH; wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it." "Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations for a perpetual covenant; it is a SIGN between me and the children of Israel forever." (Why is it Lord?) "For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the SEVENTH day he rested and was refreshed." Exo. xx and xxxi.--Which day now will you choose? O, says the reader, the seventh if I knew which of the days it was. If you don't know, why are you so sure that the first day is right? O, [9]because the

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