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Protestant or the Popish Sabbath?

J. G. Lorimer

Protestant or the Popish Sabbath?

a word of warning from the word of prophecy, and the history of the Christian Church.

by J. G. Lorimer

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Published by John Johnstone in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13882415M

Other religious traditions[ edit ] Main article: Seven-day week By synecdoche naming the whole for a partin Jewish sources by the time of the Septuagintthe term "Sabbath" Greek Sabbaton, Strong's also came to mean an entire " se'nnight " or seven-day week, the interval between two weekly Sabbaths. If we are to learn the lesson that Calverts overlooked, we must remember that religious practice, free or no, is intimately linked to political practice. He does not even hint at any sacredness in the day, nor any commemoration of the day. Persons robbed by privateers, during war with a Popish prince, shall be reimbursed by grand jury presentment, and the money be levied upon the goods and lands of Popish inhabitants only.

And be it enacted, That no Papist, or person professing the Popish or Roman Catholic religion shall be liable to, or subject to any penalty for not attending divine service on the Sabbath-day, called Sunday, in his or her parish church. This old book contained the power which, set on fire by the Spirit, was to move the world. I answer yes. Of course, I quite well know that Sunday did come into use in early Christian history as a religious day, as we learn from the Christian Fathers and other sources. Further information: Wan Phra Thai Chinese likewise observe their Sabbaths and traditional Chinese holidays according to lunar phases, but not on exactly the same days as Uposatha.

Although man has modified calendars through the centuries, the seven-day weekly cycle has remained intact throughout history. By the 4th clause, the Popish father is debarred, under a penalty of L from being a guardian to, or from having the custody of his own children; but if the child, though ever so young, pretends to be a Protestant, it is to be taken from its own father, and put into the hands of a Protestant relation. To the pagans who accused the apostatizing Christians of worshiping the sun, lie retorts: "It is you, at all events, who have even admitted the sun into the calendar of the week; and you have selected its day [Sunday] in preference to the preceding day, as the most suitable in the week for either an entire absence of the bath, or for its postponement until evening, or for taking of rest, and for banqueting. Servetus was arrested in Geneva on the personal application of John Calvin to the magistrates of that city. The Petition was careful not to challenge the royal supremacy in the Church of England, and called for a number of church reforms to remove ceremonies perceived as popish : The Millenary Petition was presented to James in Leicester so he couldn't discuss the terms with the Bishops.


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Protestant or the Popish Sabbath? book

The king commanded all Anglican ministers to read the Book of Sports to their congregations, but Archbishop Abbot contradicted him, and ordered his clergy not to read the Book of Sports.

To the pagans who accused the apostatizing Christians of worshiping the sun, lie retorts: "It is you, at all events, who have even admitted the sun into the calendar of the week; and you have selected its day [Sunday] in preference to the preceding day, as the most suitable in the week for either an entire absence of the bath, or for its postponement until evening, or for taking of rest, and for banqueting.

Spiritual Sabbath

God commanded that the seventh day be observed as the Sabbath. The Parliament of Englandwhich in had passed the Act of Uniformity approving the Book of Common Prayer, claimed that Parliament, not Convocation, was the body authorized to pass new canon law. Blake, D. It is also an error to talk about the change of the Sabbath from Saturday to Sunday.

An act for the better regulating the town of Galway, and for strengthening the Protestant interest therein. And be it enacted, That Papists, or persons professing the Popish or Roman Catholic religion, may be capable of being elected professors of medicine upon the foundation of Sir Patrick Dunn, any law or stature to the contrary notwithstanding.

WLC, A. Such an act passed in the year Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God.

The lunation of 29 or 30 days basically contained three seven-day weeksand a final week of nine or ten days inclusive, breaking the continuous seven-day cycle. If they do truly hold the Scripture alone as their standard, they would be observing the seventh day as is enjoined, in the Scripture throughout.

Why did Marylanders misstep? Hessey illustrates Calvin's ideas of Sunday observance by the following incident:— "Knox was the intimate friend of Calvin—visited Calvin, and, it is said, on one occasion found him enjoying the recreation of bowls on Sunday.

He became a friend and associate of John Robinson, pastor to the Pilgrims. This shows how unreasonable it is for a Protestant to quote them in support of a doctrine not found in the Bible.

Until, therefore, it can be shown that the whole moral law has been repealed, the Sabbath will stand. But what a pity it comes branded with the mark of paganism, and christened with the name of the sun god, adopted and sanctioned by the papal apostasy, and bequeathed as a sacred legacy to Protestantism!

Did Christ change the day'? Observance of Sunday as the primary day of worship appears to have begun to solidify during the reign of Emperor Hadrian A. It is all old wives' fables to talk of the change of the Sabbath from the seventh to the first day. Moreover, the mainstream Christian churches, though rejecting the Sabbath, indirectly confirm when it is by maintaining their early tradition of worshipping on Sunday, which they acknowledge to be the first day of the week.

Criticizing the opinions of "puritans and precise people", the Book listed archerydancing" leapingvaulting, or any other such harmless recreation" as permissible sports for Sundays. It is a law of the holy Catholic Church alone.

A British writer states the condition of things with respect to Sunday in Scotland about the year — "At the commencement of the seventeenth century, tailors, shoemakers, and bakers in Aberdeen were accustomed to work till eight or nine every Sunday morning.

History of the Puritans under King James I

The following quotations, all from Roman Catholic sources, freely acknowledge that there is no Biblical authority for the observance of Sunday, that it was the Roman Church that changed the Sabbath to the first day of the week.

Which day is the Sabbath? For the same reason he saw conflict between the Epistle to the Romans and the book of James, and repudiated the latter, declaring it to be an epistle of straw. God's plan is not to give a flood of light all at once, to blind men's eyes, but to lead men in a path that grows brighter and brighter "unto the perfect day.

Not in the New Testament absolutely not. However great the oppression which the Catholics had experienced during former reigns, this measure altogether completed their entire exclusion form the benefits of the constitution, and from the opportunity of regaining their former just rights.

The 13 Geo.Asking the Pope about the Change of the Sabbath PDF file. A Letter from Rome: Here is a remarkable letter, published by the Roman Catholic Church, about the Bible Sabbath. It tells Protestants that they should either keep the Bible Sabbath—or return all the way to the Catholic Church which they are now obeying by keeping Sunday sacred.

MayJames' first visit since becoming king, alarms Scottish Presbyterians by advocating increase in ritual and ceremony (seen as popish) in the Kirk Book of Sports publication Mayissued by James as counter to growing Puritan restrictions on the Sabbath, listed games and recreations permitted on Sundays (opposition from Puritans.

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Here is a link to the sermon: Catholic teachings on the Sabbath, Sunday, and Protestantism. Some items of related interest may include: The Sabbath in the Early Church and Abroad Was the seventh-day (Saturday) Sabbath observed by the apostolic and post-apostolic Church?

Here is a related sermon video The Christian Sabbath and How and Why to Keep It. The Christian Sabbath. Aug 04,  · The Protestant Reformation [Hans J. Hillerbrand] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Originally published more than forty years ago, this important collection brings together the works and writings of the revolutionary minds behind the Protestant Reformation—and it remains a major resource for teachersCited by: Roman Catholic and Protestant Confessions about Sunday. The vast majority of Christian churches today teach the observance of Sunday, the first day of the week, as a time for rest and worship.

Yet it is generally known and freely admitted that the early Christians observed the seventh day as the Sabbath. How did this change come about? The Sabbath (/ ˈ s æ b ə θ /) (Hebrew: שַׁבָּת ‎) is a day set aside for rest and worship. According to the Book of Exodus the Sabbath is a day of rest on the seventh day, commanded by God to be kept as a holy day of rest, as God rested from creation.

The practice of observing the Sabbath originates in the biblical commandment "Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy".