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TREATISE

ON THE

SABBATH.

ZIL

I pene

By WILLIAM LEWELYN.

LEOMINSTER:

Printed by P. DAVIS

And fold by T. EVANS, Pater-nofter Row, London.

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TREATISE

ON THE

SABBATH.

THE

HE divifion of our time into feven equal parts, and fetting aside one out of the seven, for a general and facred reft, is in itself confidered, ftrictly moral. That is, a rule in its own nature neceffary for the benefit, and even existence of fociety; and consequently ftrictly enjoined and commanded of God.

And unless this can be proved and made evident, I know not how any gofpel minifter, can take upon him to command his people, every seventh day, to leave off their ordinary employments, and keep the day as facred and holy. Before obedience can be required, the precept must be made unquestionable; and before promifes or threatenings can have any force

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