|Title:||The doctrine of the Fourth Commandement, deformed by popery, reformed & restored to its primitive purity objections answered, and the truth cleared, by Gods unworthy servant, J.O.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at email@example.com for further information or permissions.
The doctrine of the Fourth Commandement, deformed by popery, reformed & restored to its primitive purity objections answered, and the truth cleared, by Gods unworthy servant, J.O.
London: Printed by G. Dawson, and are to be sold by Iohn Hides ..., 1650.
"To the Reader" signed: James Ockford.
Reproduction of original in the Christ Church Library, University of Oxford.
Sabbath -- Early works to 1800.
Sabbatarians -- Early works to 1800.
The Author to his Booke.
To the discreet and sincere Reader, be Salvation in the way of Righte∣ousnesse, Amen.
The Doctrine of the Fourth COMMANDEMENT, Deformed by Popery; Reformed and Restored to its Primitive PURITIE.
CHAP I. The Decalogue is Morall and perpetuall, nothing is to be added thereto, nor diminished from it.
CHAP. II. Manifesteth 12 Absurdities which doe follow up∣on the Doctrine or Assertion that the Fourth Commandement, or any part thereof is abroga∣ted, which are not suitable with Godlinesse, or with the holinesse, truth, or integrity of the Decalogue.
CHAP. III. Containeth 10. Reasons, demonstrating that the fourth Commandement is morall, and not cere∣moniall. Secondly, Objections answered.
CHAP. IV. Of the Antiquity and Morality, of the seventh day-Sabbath, which is the day to be observed, and not a seventh day instead of it.
CHAP. V. Severall Authors produced, which affirme, the Church changed the Sabbath; and why they did it. 2. Three Reasons given, to manifest when it was done. 3. Answers given to se∣verall texts of Scripture, urged to prove the first day of the weeke, to be of a divine Institu∣tion. 4. Four Reasons given, to manifest, it is not of a divine Institution.
CHAP. VI. A refutation of the opinion of those, which af∣firm, there is no Sabbath day, whereon Chri∣stians are to abstain from corporall labour. As also their saying, that holy walking e∣very day, is the keeping of the Christian Sab∣bath.
A Conclusion to the Work.
The Authors cited in this TREATISE.
A Table to find the principall points contained in this Treatise. Viz.