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A Critical History of the Sabbath and the Sunday in the Christian Church

A Critical History of the Sabbath and the Sunday in the Christian Church

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Reforms, like apples, have their time to ripen. When they are ripe, the harvest must be gathered. Wishing cannot hasten that time, nor fear delay it. The Sabbath question is ripe for re-examination and restatement. It is at the front. It has come to stay. We must grapple with it. The first key to its solution is the authority of God's Word. The facts of history are the second key. Eternity is an attribute of God, and time is one measured part of eternity. Results in history are the decisions of God. In testing theories and practices, the historic argument is ultimate. It is the embodiment of Christ's words: "By their fruits ye shall know them." Theorizing can never go back of this test, nor set aside its decisions...
Reforms, like apples, have their time to ripen. When they are ripe, the harvest must be gathered. Wishing cannot hasten that time, nor fear delay it. The Sabbath question is ripe for re-examination and restatement. It is at the front. It has come to stay. We must grapple with it. The first key to its solution is the authority of God's Word. The facts of history are the second key. Eternity is an attribute of God, and time is one measured part of eternity. Results in history are the decisions of God. In testing theories and practices, the historic argument is ultimate. It is the embodiment of Christ's words: "By their fruits ye shall know them." Theorizing can never go back of this test, nor set aside its decisions...

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 A CRITICALHISTORY OF THESABBATH ANDTHE SUNDAY INTHE CHRISTIANCHURCH
 A.H. LEWIS D.D. LL.D.
 
 
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 A CRITICAL HISTORY OF THESABBATH AND THE SUNDAY IN THECHRISTIAN CHURCH 
BY  A.H. LEWIS D.D. LL.D.
 
 
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