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Prov. xi, 23. The desire of the John viii, 9. And they which , deeds may be made manifest, righteous is only good: but the heard it, being convicted by their that they are wrought in God. expectation of the wicked is wrath. own conscience, went out one by Acts xxiv, 16. And herein do I Dan. vi, 14. Then the king, unto the last: and Jesus was left conscienco void of offence one, beginning at the eldest, even exercise myself, to have always a
towhen he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself and alone, and the woman standing in ward God, and toward men.
the midst. set his heart on Daniel to deliver
2 Cor. i, 12. For our rejoicing is him; and he laboured till the
1 Tim. iv, 2. Speaking lies in this, the testimony of our congoing down of the sun to deliver hypocrisy; having their conscience science, that in simplicity and bim. seared with a hot iron.
godly sincerity, not with fleshly John ill, 19, 20. And this is the things are pure: but unto them the world, and more abundantly
Titus i. 15. Unto the pure all wisdom, but by the grace of God,
we have had our conversation in condemnation, that light is coino that are defiled and unbelieving to you-ward. nto the world, and men loved larkness rather than light, beis nothing pure; but even their
ileb. ix, 14. How much more mind and couscience is defiled. ause their deeds were evil. For
shall the blood of Christ, who very one that doeth evil hatetb
through the eternal Spirit offered he light, neither cometh to the
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SABBATH AND HOLY DAYS,
thee. And remember that thoa ye shall not find it in the là THE PATRIARCHAL wast & servant in the land of Six days ye shall gather it be SABBATH.
Egypt, and that the LORD thy the seventh day, ickich theo Gen. 11, 1-3. Thus the heavens God brought thee out thence, bath, in it there shall be pre and the earth were finished, and through a mighty hand, and by á And it came to pass, there are all the host of them. And on the stretched-out arm : therefore the went out some of the people Beventh day God ended his work LOBD thy God comminded thee to the seventh day for to guide which he had made; and he rest- keep the sabbath-day.
they found none. And ed on the seventh day from all Neh, ix, 14. And madest known
said unto Moses, Hosen his work which he had made. unto them thy holy sabbath, ye to keep my commandes And God blessed the seventh day, and commandedst them precepts, my laws? See, for ibu tand sanctified it; because that in statutes, and laws, by the hand of bath given you the sabban it he had rested from all his Moses thy servant.
fore he giveth you on the work which God created and Isaiah lxvi, 23.
And it shall day the bread of two days: made. come to pass, that from one new
ye every man in his place; 4. Heb. 1v, 3-5. For we which have inoon to another, and from one
man go out of his place * believed do enter into rest, as he sabbath to another, shall all fleshed on the seventh day.
seventh day. So the per said, As I have sworn in my come to worship before me, saith wrath, if they shall enter into my the LORD.
HOW TO BE KEPT ALTA rest: although the works were Ezek. xx, 12, 20. Moreover also, I finished from the foundation of gave them my sabbaths, to be a
No SECULAR WE Dee the world. For he spake in a sign between me and them, tbat
Exod. xxxiv, 21. Sis dorst: certain place of the seventh day they might know that I am the shalt work; bat on the *** on this wise, And God did rest LORD that sanctify them.
And day thou shalt rest; i the seventh day from all works. And in inis place again, shall be a sign between me and rest.
his hallow my sabbains; and they time and in harvest that If they shall enter into my rest. you, that ye may know that I am Exod. XXIV, 2, 3. Sir dans the LORD your God.
work be done; but on the 2nd.
Matt. xxiv, 20. But pray ye that day there shall be to you sy JEWISH SABBATH.
your flight be not in the winter, day, a sabbath of rest to the les Exod. xxill, 12. Six days thou neither on the sabbath-day.
whosoever doeth work these shalt do thy work, and on the Mark xv, 42. And now, when
shall be put to death. Yes seventh day thou shalt rest; that the even was come, (because it
kindle no fire througbo thine ox and thine ass may rest, was the preparation, that is, the
habitations upon the sabhatlı and the son of thy handmaid and day before the sabbath.)
Leo. xxiii, 3. Six days ser the stranger may be refreshed.
Luke xxiii, 64. And that day the sabbath of rest, an *
be done; but the seventh di Ecod. xxxi, 13, 16. 17. Speak was the preparatiou, and the sab- vocation; ye shall do thou also unto the children of 16- batb drew on. rael, saying, Verily my sabbaths
therein: it is the sabbato 4: ye shall keep: for it is a sign be- HOW TO BE KEPT IN THE
LORD in all your dwellion tween me and you throughout
Jer. xvii, 21. 22. Thos sz" your generations; that ye may
LORD, Take beed to your know that I am the LORD that
Exod. xvi, 6, 22-30. And it shall and bear no burden on **** doth sanctify you. Wherefore come to pass, that on the sixth day bath-day, nor bring til the children of Israel shall keep they shall prepare that which they gates of Jerusalein; Nelthet** the sabbath, to observe the sab bring in; and it shall be twice as forth a burden out of your bath throughout their generations, much as they gather daily. And on the sabbath-day, Delbard for a perpetual covenant. It is a it came to pass, that on the sixth any work; but hallos se sign between me and the children day they gathered twice as much sabbath-day, as I CUDOS of Israel for ever: for in six days bread, two omers for one man: your fathers. the Lord made heaven and earth, and all the rulers of the congregaand on the seventh day be rested, I tion came and told Moses. And
BUT PUBLIC WORSHIP and was refreshed. he said unto them, This is that
BE ENJOYED. Lev. xxiii, 32. It shall be unto
which the LORD hath said, Toyou a sabbath of rest, and ye shall mirrounts the resorbabaks that Lord God, The gate of the
of the lioly Ezek. alvl, 1. Thos alto amict your souls: in the ninth day which you wili bako to day! and court that looketh towards of the month at even, from even unto even, shall yo celebrate your that which remaineth over iaya ap days; but on the sabbath tipo
seethe that ye will seethe; and east shall be shut the sistema sabbath. Lev. xxvl, 2. Yo shall keep my ing. And they laid it up till the new-moon'it sball be optoets
for you to be kept until the morn be opened, and in tbe das al sabbaths, and reverence my sanc- morning, as Moses bade: and it tuary: I am the LORD.
Acts xlii, 14, 42, 44. Burak did not slink, neither was there they departed from Parker Deut. v, 12, 15. Keep the sab any worm therein. but any God hath commanded a salbatiti un to the LORDO CON y Sabbath-day, and sai dona del balh-day 'to sanctity it, as the said, Eat that to-day; for to-day is went into the synagogues
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when the Jews were gone out of gate before the LORD in the sab- eat. But when the Pharisees the synagogue, the Gentiles be- baths, and in the new-moons. And saw it, they said unto bim, Behold, sought that these words might be the burnt-offering that the prince thy disciples do that which is not preached to them the nexi sab- shall offer unto the LORD in the lawful to do upon the sabbathbath. And the next sabbath-day sabbath day shall be six lambs day. came almost the whole city to- without blemish, and a rain with. gether to hear the word of God. out blemish.
Mark 11, 23, 24. And it came to
pass, that he went througb the Acts xvi, 13. And on the sabbath Matth, xil, 5, 10–12. Or have ye corn felds on the sabbath day; we went out of the city by a river- not read in the law, how that on and his disciples began, as they zide, where prayer was wont to be the sabbath-days the priests in went, to pluck the earg of corn. made; and we sat down, and spake the temple profane the sabbath, And the Pharisees said unto him, into the women which resorted and are blameless? And, behold, Behold, why do they on the sabhither.
there was a man which had his bath-day that which is not lawsul? Acts xvii, 1, 2. Now, when they hand withered. And they asked iad passed through Amphipolis him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on
Luke vi, 1, 2, 5-7. And it came und Apollonia, they came to the sabbath days that they might to pass on the second sabbath Chessalonica, where was a syna- accuse him. And he said unto
after the first that he went through ogue of the Jews: And Paul them, What man shall there be
the corn fields; and his disciples s his manner was, went in unto among you, that shall have one plucked the ears of corn, and did hem, and
three sabbath-days sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the eat, rubbing them in their hands. easoned with them out of the sabbath day, will he not lay hold and certain
of the Pharisees said criptures.
on it, and lift it out? How much unto them, Why do ye that which Acts xvill, 4. And he reasoned then is a man better than a sheep? is not lawful to do on the sabbath3 the synagogue every sabbath, Wherefore it is lawful to do well days? And he said unto them, pd persuaded the Jews and the on the sabbath days.
That the Son of man is Lord also
of the sabbath. And it came to ireeks.
Luke vi, 9, 10. Then said Jesus pass also on another sabbath, that
onto them, I will ask you one he entered into the synagogue WORKS OF RELIGION, thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath- and taught: and there was a man ECESSITY, AND MERCY TO days to do good, or to do evil? to
whose right hand was withered. save life, or to destroy it? And And the scribes and Pharisees BE DONE.
looking round about upon them watched him, whether he would 2 Kings xi, 5, 7, 9. And he com- all, he said unto the man, Stretch heal on the sabbath-day; that they landed them, saying, This is the forth thy hand. And he did so: might find an accusation against aing that ye shall do; A third and his hand was restored whole bim. art of you that enter in on the as the other. abbath shall even be keepers of
Luke xill, 14. And the ruler of ie watch of the king's house of the synagogue auswered with dignation, because that Jesus had
Luke xiii, 14-16. And the ruler the synagogue answered with innd two parts of all you that go indignation, because that Jesus healed on the sabbath day, and irth on the sabbath, even they had healed on the sabbath-day, said unto the people, There are all keep the watch of the house and said unto the people, There six days in which men ought to the LORD about the king. And le captains over the hundreds are six days in which men ought work: in them therefore come and d according to all things that to work: in then therefore come be healed, and not on the sabbath eholada the priest cominandes: and be bealed, and not on the day.
sabbath - day. The Lord then id they took every man his men
John V, 10, 11. The Jews therelat were to come in on the sab- answered bim, and said, Thou ath, with them that should go hypocrite, doth not each one of fore said unto bim that was cured, you on the sabbath loose his ox
It is the sabbath day: it is not it on the sabbath, and came to aloiada the priest. or his ass from the stall, and lead
lawful for thee to carry thy bed. him away to watering? And
He answered them, He that made 2 Chron. xxiii, 4, 8. This is the onglit not this woman, being a Take up thy bed, and walk,
me whole, the same said unto me, ving that ye shall do; A third daughter of Abraham, whom urt of you entering on the sab- Satan hath bound, lo, these eigh- Acts I, 12. Then returned they ith, of the priests and of the teen years, be loosed from this unto Jerusalem from the mount evites, shall be porters of the bond on the sabbath-day?
called Olivet, which is from JeruSo the Levites and all
salem a sabbath day's journey. adah did according to all things John vil, 22, 23. Moses therefore at Jehoiada the priest had com- gave unto you circumcision; (not
SABBATH PROFANATION. anded, and took every man his because it is of Moses, but of the en that were to come in on the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath- 2 Kings xvi, 18. And the covert .bbath, with them that were to day circumcise a man. If a man for the sabbath that they had 1 out on the sabbath: for Jehoia on the sabbath-day receive cir- built in the house, and the king's 1 the priest dis.nissed not the cumcision, that the law of Moses entry without, turned he from the Urses.
should not be broken; are ye house of the LORD for the king of Ezek. xlvi, 2-4. And the prince angry at me, because I have made Assyria. vall enter by the way of the a man every whit whole on the
Neh. xiii, 15-18. In those days prch of that gate without, and sabbath-day?
saw I in Judab some treading Tall stand by the post of the gate,
wine-presses on the sabbath, and ad the priests shall prepare liis SUPERSTITIOUS OBSERV- bringing in sheaves, and lading urnt-offering, and his peace
ANCE OF THE SABBATH.
asses; as also wine, grapes, and fferings, and he shall worship at
figs, and all manner of burdens, le thresholil of the gate: then be Matth. xii, 1, 2. At that time which they brought into Jerasiwall go forth; but the gate shall Jesus went on the sabbath day lem on the sabbath-day: and I ot be shut until the evening through the corn; and his disci- testified against them in the day ikewise the people of the land ples were an hungered, and began wherein they sold victo:18. There wall worship at the door of this to pluck the ears of corn, and to dwelt men of Tyre also therein,
which brought fish, and all man- pat to death: all the congregation ( speaking thine un rorit The ner of ware, and sold on the sab- shall stone him with stones with shalt thou delight thrself in t* bath unto the children of Judah, out the camp. And all the con- LORD, and I will cause the top and in Jerusalem. Then I con- gregation brought him without upon the high places of the set tended with the nobles of Judah. the camp, and stoned him with and feed thee with the herit and said unto them, What evil stones, and he died; as the LORD Jacob thy father. for the thing is this that ye do, and pro- commanded Moses.
of the Losd hath spoten i. fane tbe sabbath-day? Did not
Jer. xvii, 27. But if you will not Jer. xvii, 24, 25. And it ! your fathers thus, and did not our
hearken unto me to hallow the come to pass, if ye dire. God bring all this evil upon us, sabbath-day, and not to bear a hearken unto me, saith the and upon this city? yet ye bring
in more wrath upon Israel, by pro
burden, even entering in at the faning the sabbath.
gates of Jerusalem on the sab- gates of this city on the site
bath-day, then will I kindle a fire day, but ballow the sattuso Lam. I, 7. Jerusalem remem- in the gates thereof, and it shall to do no work thereis: Tt:D sz bered in the days of her affliction, devour the palaces of Jerusalem, there enter into the rates and of her miseries, all her pleas- and it shall not be quenched.
city kings and princes sittiszta ant things that she had in the days of old, when her people fell
Lam. ii, 6. And he hath violent- the throne of Disid, ridice :
chariots and on horse idee. into the hand of the enemy, and I ly taken away his tabernacle, as
their princes, the men of none did help her; the adversaries if it were of a garden; he hath
and the inhabitants of Jeruk destroyed his places of the assem- and this city shall remain fireta saw her, and did mock at her sabbaths.
bly: the LORD hath caused the
solemn feasts and sabbaths to be Ezek. xx, 21. Notwithstanding forgotten in Zion, and bath de
SABBATH KEPT IN THI the children rebelled against me: spised, in the indignation of his
LETTER they walked not in my statutes, anger, the king and the priest. Neh. x, 31. And if the partie neither kept my judgments to do
Hos. ii. 11. I will also cause all the land bring sare, them, which if a man do, he shall her mirth to cease, ber feast-days, victuals, on the saltat even live in them; they polluted my sabbaths: then I said, I would her new moons, and her sabbaths, sell, that we would not be and all her solemn feasts.
them on the sabbath, or 2 pour out my fury upon them, to
holy-day; and that we Fold, accomplish my anger against them
PROMISES TO SABBATH the seventh year, and the en in the wilderness.
of every debt.
KEEPERS. Ezek. xxii, 8. Thou hast despised
Neh. xiii, 19-22. And it mine holy things, and hast pro
Isa. Ivi, 2--7. Blessed is the man
pass, that when the guts de faned my sabbaths. that doeth this, and the son of man
salem began to be dark Ezek. xxiil, 38. Moreover, this eth the sabbath from polluting it, the gates should be the
that layeth hold on it; that keep the sabbath, I committed they bave done unto me; they and keepeth his hand from doing charged that they shedde? have defled my sanctuary in the same day, and have profaned my
any evil. Neither let the son of sabbaths.
the stranger, that hath joined him opened till after the subbaths self to the LORD, speak, saying, gates, that there should not
some of my servants set la Amos vili, 5. Saying, When will The Lord hath utterly separated be brought in on the sellan the new moon be gone, that we me from his people: neither let So the merchants, and seller may sell corn? and the sabbath, the eunuch say, Behold, I am a dry all kind of ware, lodge FL that we may set forth wheat, tree, For thus saith the LORD Jerusalem once or twice. T making the ephah small, and the unto the eunuchs that keep my testified against them, 2 shekel great, and falsifying the sabbaths, and choose the things unto them, Why lodze ze dne balances by deceit.
that please me, and take hold of the wall? if ye do so again, i*
my covenant; Even unto them PENALTY AGAINST
will I give in mine house, and lay hands on you. From the SABBATII BREAKERS.
forth came they no more on the within my walls, a place and a bath. And I commanded to Exod. xxxi, 14, 15. Ye shall keep name better than of sons, and of vites that they should be the sabbath' therefore; for it is daughters: I will give them, an themselves, and that tbey holy unto you: every one that de- everlasting name, that shall not be
come and keep the gates.ta.se fileth it shall surely be put to cut off.
Also the sons of the tify the sabbath day. Boty death: for whosoever doeth any stranger, that join themselves to
me, O my God, Conces work therein, that soul shall be the LORD, to serve him, and to alsó, and spare 'me aburit cut off from among his people. love the name of the Lord, to be his the greatness of thy mens. Six days may work be done; but servants, every one that keepeth in the seventh is the sabbath of the sabbath from polluting it, and
AND TO BE ALSO KE E Spika rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever taketh hold of my covenant; Even
Isa. i, 13. Bring no more doeth any work in the sabbath-them will I bring to my holy day, he shall surely be put to mountain, and make them joyful oblations: incense is a set death.
in my house of prayer: their burnt tion unto me; the Dew-pa Num. XV, 32-36. And while the offerings and their sacrifices shall sabbaths, the calling of a children of Israel were in the be accepted upon miue altar, for I cannot away with: 4 K DYER mine house shall be called an
even the solemn meeting. wilderuess, they found a man that house of prayer for all people. gathered sticks upon the sabbath
Mark if, 27. And be a day. And they that found him
Isa. lviii, 13, 14. If thou turn them, The sabbath was so gathering sticks brought him unto away thy foot from the sabbath, man, and not man for the section Moses and Aaron, and unto all from doing thy pleasure on my the congreration. And they put holy day; and call the sabbath a
Srd, him in ward, becanse it was not delight, the holy of the LORD,
THE CHRISTIAN SABRATS declared what should be done to honourable; and shalt honour him, And the LORD said
Acts xx, 7. And upon te bioses, The man shall be surely finding a line nowo "pleasure, nor | ciples came together to di
not doing thine own ways, por day of the week, when
brend. Paul preached onto them, year, and eat yet of old fruit until him, and shall return unto his rearly to depart on the morrow, the ninth year; until her fruits own family, and unto the possegand continued his speech until come in yo shall eat of the old sion of his fathers shall he return. midnight. store.
And if he be not redeemed in 1 Cor. xvi, 1, 2. Now concerning Lev. xxvi. 34, 35, 43. Then shall these years, then he shall go out the collection for the saints, as I the land enjoy her sabbaths, as in the year of jubilee, both he, and have given order to the churches long as it lieth desolate, and ye be his children with him. of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon in your enemies' land; eren then Lev. xxvii, 24. In the year of the first day of the week let every shall the land rest, and enjoy her the jubilee the field shall return one of you lay by him in store, as sabbaths. As long as it lieth unto him of whom it was bought, God hath prospered him, that desolate it shall rest; because it even to him to whom the possesthere be no gatherings when I did not rest in your sabbaths, sion of the land did belong. come.
when yo dwelt upon it. The Rev. i. 10. I was in the Spirit on land also shall be left of them, and
OTHER HOLY DAYS. the Lord's day, and heard behind shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth des late without them:
Exod. xxiii, 14, 17. Three times me a great voice, as of a trumpet. and they shall accept of the pun- thou shalt keep a feast unto me
JEWISH SABBATH NOT ishment of theiriniquity: because, in the year. Three times in the BINDING ON CHRISTIANS.
even because they despised my year all thy males shall appear
judgments, and because their before the LORD God. Col. ii, 16, 17. Let no man soul abhorred my statutes.
Exod. xxxiv, 23, 24. Thrice in therefore judge you in meat, or in
2 Chron. xxxvi, 20, 21. And the year shall all your men-childrink, or in respect of an holyday, them that had escaped from the aren appear before the Lord God, or of the new moon, or of the sword carried he away to Baby- the God of Israel. For I will cast sabbath-days; Which are a sha- ion; where they were servants to out the nations before thee, and dow of things to come; but the him and his sons antil the reigo enlarge thy borders: neither
shall body is of Christ.
of the kingdom of Persia: To any man desire thy land, when
fulfil the word of the Lord by the thou shalt go up to appear before 4th.
mouth of Jeremiah, until the the LORD thy God thrice in the SABBATICAL YEAR.
land had enjoyed her sabbaths: year. Exod. xxiii, 10, 11. And six for as long as she lay desolate she Lev. xxill, 2, 4, 44. Speak onto years thou shalt sow thy land, kept sabbath, to fulfil threescore the children of Israel, and say and shalt gather in the fruits and ten years.
unto them, Concerning the feasts thereof; But the seventh year
of the LORD, which ye shall prothou shalt let it rest and lie still;
claim to be holy convocations, that the poor of thy peoplo may THE YEAR OF JUBILEE. eren these are my feasts. These eat: and what they leave the
Lev. xxv, 8-13, 39-41, 54. And are the feasts of the LORD, even beasts of the field shall eat. In thou shalt number seven sab- holy convocations, which ye shall like manner thou shalt deal with baths of years unto thee, seven proclaim in their seasons.
And thy vineyard, and with thy olive-times seven years; and the space
Moses declared unto the children yard.
of the seven sabbaths of years of Israel the feasts of the LORD. Lev. xxv, 2-7, 20--22. Speak shall be unto thee forty and nine Deut. xvi, 16. Three times in a anto the children of Israel, and years. Then shalt thou cause year shall all thy males appear say unto them, When yo come ihe trumpet of the jubilee to before the LORD thy God in the unto the land which I give you, sound, on the tenth day of the place which he shall choose; in then shall the land keep a sab- seventh month; in the day of the seast of unleavened bread, and bath unto the LORD. Six years atonement shall ye make the in the feast of weeks, and in the thou shalt sow thy field, and six trumpet souud throughout all feast of tabernacles: and they years thou shalt prune thy vine- your land. And ye shall hallow shall not appear before the LORD yard, and gather in the fruit ihe fiftieth year, and proclaim empty. thereof; But in the seventh year liberty throughout all the land shall be a sabbath of rest unto unto all the inhabitants thereof: Behold, there is a feast of the
Judges xxi, 19. Then they said, the land, a sabbath for the Lord: it shall be a jubilee unto you; and Lord in Shiloh yearly, in a place thou shalt neither sow thy field, ye shall return every man unto which is on the north side of nor prune thy vineyard. That his possession, and ye shall re- | Beth-el, on the east side of the vhich groweth of its own accord | turu every man unto his family. highway that goeth up from of thy harvest thou shalt not A jubilee shall that fiftieth year Beth-el to Shechem, and on the reap, neither gather the grapes of be unto you: ye shall not sow, south of Lebonah. thy vine undressed: for it is a neither reap that which groweth year of rest unto the land. And of itself in it, nor gather the
1 Sam. I, 3, 21. And this man the sabbath of the land shall be grapes in it of thy vine undressed. went up out of his city yearly, to meat for you; for thee, and for thy For it is the jubilee; it shall be worship and to sacrifice unto the servant, and for thy maid, and for holy unto you: ye shall eat the
LORD of hosts in Shiloh; and the thy hired servant, and for thy increase thereof out of the field. two sons of Eli, Hoplini and stranger. that sojourneth with in the year of this jubilee ye shali Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, thee. And for thy cattle, and for return every man unto his pos anuh, and all his house, went up
wcre there. And the man Elkthe beast that are in thy land, session. And if thy brother that shall all the increase thereof be dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, to offer unto the LORD the yearly meat. And if ye shall say, What and be sold unto thee; thou shall sacrifice, and his vow. shall we eat the seventh year? not compel him to serve as a bonil- 2 Chron. viii, 13. Even after a behold, we shall not sow, nor servant: But as an hired servant, certain rate every day, offering gather in our increase; Then I and as a sojourner, he shall be according to the commandment will command my blessing upon with thee, and shall serve thee of Moses, on the sabbathis, and on you in the sixth year, and it shall unto the year of jubilee. And the new-moons, and on the solenın bring forth fruit for three years. then sball he depart from thee, feasts, three times in the year, And ye shall sow the eighth both he and his children with | even in the feast of unleavened