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A59693 Theses Sabbaticæ, or, The doctrine of the Sabbath wherein the Sabbaths I. Morality, II. Change, III. Beginning. IV. Sanctification, are clearly discussed, which were first handled more largely in sundry sermons in Cambridge in New-England in opening of the Fourth COmmandment : in unfolding whereof many scriptures are cleared, divers cases of conscience resolved, and the morall law as a rule of life to a believer, occasionally and distinctly handled / by Thomas Shepard ... Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649. 1650 (1650) Wing S3145; ESTC R31814 262,948 313

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new_a sic_fw-la de●init_fw-la in_o piscem_fw-la mulier_fw-la formosa_fw-la let_v we_o therefore_o see_v what_o chaff_n and_o what_o corn_n what_o truth_n and_o what_o falsehood_n there_o be_v in_o this_o n●w_a divinity_n it_o be_v true_a 1._o that_o the_o gospel_n reveal_v the_o free_a grace_n and_o love_n of_o god_n the_o death_n of_o christ_n and_o salvation_n by_o he_o for_o sinner_n and_o that_o all_o those_o that_o be_v or_o shall_v be_v save_v be_v to_o acknowledge_v and_o aggravate_v god_n love_n towards_o they_o in_o cast_v his_o eye_n upon_o they_o when_o they_o be_v sinner_n notwithstanding_o all_o their_o si●s_n this_o the_o scripture_n everywhere_o hold_v forth_o rom._n 5.6_o 7._o 1_o tim._n 1.15.2_o it_o be_v true_a also_o that_o the_o
which_o notwithstanding_o may_v be_v moral_a although_o it_o be_v not_o so_o immediate_o know_v thesis_n 198._o if_o we_o speak_v of_o the_o law_n of_o corrupt_a nature_n large_o take_v for_o that_o law_n which_o when_o it_o be_v make_v know_v by_o divine_a determination_n and_o declaration_n be_v both_o suitable_a and_o congruous_a to_o natural_a reason_n and_o equity_n we_o may_v then_o say_v that_o the_o law_n of_o the_o sabbath_n be_v according_a to_o the_o light_n of_o nature_n even_o of_o corrupt_a nature_n itself_o for_o do_v but_o suppose_v that_o god_n be_v to_o be_v worship_v and_o then_o these_o three_o thing_n appear_v to_o be_v most_o equal_a 1._o that_o he_o be_v not_o only_o to_o have_v a_o time_n but_o a_o special_a time_n and_o a_o fit_a proportion_n of_o time_n for_o worship_n 2._o that_o it_o be_v most_o meet_a that_o he_o shall_v make_v this_o proportion_n 3._o the_o lord_n have_v give_v man_n six_o day_n and_o take_v a_o seven_o to_o himself_o man_n reason_n can_v but_o confess_v that_o it_o be_v most_o just_a to_o dedicate_v that_o time_n to_o god_n and_o for_o my_o own_o part_n i_o think_v that_o in_o this_o respect_n the_o law_n of_o the_o sabbath_n be_v as_o fair_o write_v on_o man_n hea●●_n in_o innocency_n as_o many_o other_o moral_a law_n which_o none_o question_v the_o morality_n of_o at_o this_o day_n but_o dispute_v about_o this_o be_v herein_o perhaps_o useless_a thesis_n 199._o the_o sacrament_n of_o the_o lord_n supper_n may_v be_v administer_v meet_a circumstance_n concur_v every_o lord_n day_n nay_o upon_o the_o week_n day_n often_o as_o they_o do_v in_o the_o primitive_a persecution_n and_o hence_o our_o saviour_n limit_n no_o time_n for_o it_o in_o the_o first_o institution_n thereof_o as_o he_o do_v for_o the_o passeover_n of_o old_a but_o only_o this_o as_o oft_o as_o you_o do_v it_o do_v it_o in_o remembrance_n of_o i_o 6._o hence_o it_o will_v follow_v that_o now_o under_o the_o gospel_n there_o be_v no_o set_a sabbath_n as_o m._n primrose_n will_v because_o our_o saviour_n at_o the_o first_o institution_n of_o the_o lord_n supper_n limit_n no_o particular_a day_n for_o the_o celebration_n thereof_o as_o once_o he_o do_v for_o the_o passeover_n for_o though_o there_o be_v a_o appoint_a special_a time_n as_o shall_v hereafter_o appear_v for_o the_o public_a exercise_n of_o all_o holy_a duty_n not_o be_v limit_v to_o those_o time_n but_o enlarge_v to_o other_o time_n also_o hence_o there_o be_v no_o reason_n why_o our_o saviour_n shall_v institute_v a_o set_a sabbath_n when_o he_o institute_v the_o lord_n supper_n as_o the_o proper_a time_n of_o the_o celebration_n thereof_o as_o it_o be_v in_o case_n of_o the_o passeover_n thesis_n 200._o 2._o it_o be_v no_o argument_n to_o prove_v the_o sabbath_n to_o be_v ceremonial_a because_o it_o be_v reckon_v among_o ceremonial_n viz._n shewbread_n and_o sacrifice_n as_o m._n primrose_n and_o wallaeus_n urge_v it_o out_o of_o mat._n 12.1_o 2_o 3._o for_o 1._o upon_o the_o same_o ground_n fornication_n and_o eat_n of_o idolothyte_n be_v ceremonial_a because_o they_o be_v rank_v among_o ceremonial_n viz._n blood_n and_o thing_n strangle_v act._n 15.29.2_o upon_o this_o ground_n the_o sabbath_n have_v no_o morality_n at_o all_o in_o it_o no_o more_o than_o shewbread_n and_o sacrifice_n which_o be_v whole_o ceremonial_a 3._o the_o sabbath_n be_v in_o the_o same_o place_n reckon_v among_o thing_n which_o be_v moral_a as_o pull_v a_o sheep_n out_o of_o a_o pit_n upon_o the_o sabbath_n day_n a_o act_n of_o humanity_n why_o may_v it_o not_o then_o be_v as_o well_o account_v moral_a 4._o one_o may_v as_o well_o argue_v that_o the_o not_o keep_v company_n with_o publican_n and_o sinner_n be_v a_o ceremonial_a thing_n because_o the_o lord_n jesus_n use_v the_o same_o proverbial_a speech_n i_o will_v have_v mercy_n not_o sacrifice_n mat._n 9.13_o upon_o which_o he_o defend_v the_o lawfullnesse_n of_o pull_v the_o ear_n of_o corn_n upon_o the_o sabbath_n day_n in_o this_o mat._n 12.15_o the_o scope_n therefore_o of_o this_o place_n be_v not_o to_o show_v the_o nature_n of_o the_o sabbath_n day_n whether_o it_o be_v ceremonial_a or_o moral_a but_o the_o lawfullnesse_n and_o morality_n of_o his_o act_n in_o eat_v the_o ear_n of_o corn_n upon_o this_o day_n and_o thus_o the_o argument_n of_o our_o saviour_n be_v very_o strong_a and_o convicting_a to_o prove_v the_o morality_n of_o such_o a_o act_n but_o no_o way_n to_o prove_v the_o ceremoniality_n of_o the_o sabbath_n for_o that_o be_v the_o scope_n of_o our_o saviour_n that_o mercy_n to_o the_o hungry_a be_v to_o be_v prefer_v before_o the_o sacrifice_n of_o bodily_a rest_v upon_o the_o sabbath_n m._n primrose_n indeed_o reply_v hereto_o and_o tell_v we_o that_o mercy_n be_v to_o be_v prefer_v before_o sacrifice_n or_o ceremonial_a duty_n but_o not_o before_o moral_a duty_n 3._o and_o therefore_o christ_n prefer_v it_o before_o the_o rest_n on_o the_o sabbath_n the_o sabbath_n can_v not_o be_v moral_a but_o we_o know_v that_o mercy_n in_o the_o second_o table_n be_v sometime_o to_o be_v prefer_v before_o moral_a duty_n in_o the_o first_o table_n a_o man_n be_v bind_v to_o neglect_v solemn_a prayer_n sometime_o to_o attend_v upon_o the_o sick_a it_o be_v a_o moral_a duty_n to_o sanctify_v some_o day_n for_o a_o sabbath_n say_v m._n primrose_n and_o yet_o suppose_v a_o fire_n be_v kindle_v in_o a_o town_n upon_o that_o day_n or_o any_o sick_a to_o be_v help_v must_v not_o mercy_n be_v prefer_v before_o hear_v the_o word_n which_o himself_o will_v acknowledge_v to_o be_v then_o a_o moral_a duty_n thesis_n 201._o when_o christ_n be_v say_v to_o be_v lord_n of_o the_o sabbath_n mat._n 12.8_o the_o meaning_n be_v not_o as_o if_o he_o be_v such_o a_o lord_n as_o have_v power_n to_o break_v it_o but_o rather_o such_o a_o lord_n as_o have_v power_n to_o appoint_v it_o and_o consequent_o to_o order_v the_o work_n of_o it_o for_o his_o own_o service_n m._n primrose_n think_v that_o he_o be_v say_v to_o be_v lord_n of_o it_o because_o he_o have_v power_n to_o dispense_v with_o the_o keep_n of_o it_o by_o who_o &_o when_o he_o will_v and_o that_o christ_n do_v choose_v to_o do_v such_o work_n upon_o the_o sabbath_n day_n which_o be_v neither_o work_n of_o mercy_n or_o necessity_n nay_o which_o be_v servile_a which_o the_o law_n forbid_v for_o christ_n say_v he_o as_o mediator_n have_v no_o power_n to_o dispense_v with_o thing_n moral_a but_o he_o may_v with_o matter_n ceremonial_a and_o therefore_o with_o the_o sabbath_n how_o far_o christ_n jesus_n might_n and_o may_v dispense_v with_o moral_a law_n i_o dispute_v not_o now_o i_o think_v biell_n come_v near_a the_o truth_n in_o this_o controversy_n only_o this_o be_v considerable_a suppose_v the_o sabbath_n be_v ceremonial_a yet_o it_o be_v doubtful_a whether_o christ_n jesus_n who_o come_v in_o the_o day_n of_o his_o flesh_n to_o fulfil_v all_o righteousness_n can_v abolish_v or_o break_v the_o law_n ceremonial_a until_o his_o death_n be_v past_a by_o which_o this_o hand-writing_n of_o ordinance_n be_v blot_v out_o colos._n 2.14_o and_o this_o middle_a wall_n of_o partition_n be_v break_v down_o ephes._n 2.14_o 15_o 16._o but_o let_v it_o be_v yield_v that_o christ_n have_v power_n to_o break_v ceremonial_a law_n then_o before_o his_o death_n yet_o in_o this_o place_n there_o be_v no_o such_o matter_n for_o the_o word_n contain_v a_o clear_a proof_n for_o the_o right_a observance_n of_o the_o sabbath_n against_o the_o overrigid_a conception_n of_o the_o superstitious_a and_o proud_a pharisee_n who_o as_o they_o think_v it_o unlawful_a for_o christ_n to_o heal_v the_o sick_a upon_o the_o sabbath_n so_o to_o rub_v out_o and_o eat_v a_o few_o corn_n ear_n upon_o it_o although_o hunger_n and_o want_n and_o perhaps_o more_o than_o ordinary_a in_o the_o disciple_n here_o shall_v force_v man_n hereunto_o which_o be_v no_o servile_a work_n as_o mr_n primrose_n will_v but_o a_o work_n of_o necessity_n and_o mercy_n in_o this_o case_n and_o our_o saviour_n prove_v the_o morality_n of_o it_o from_o the_o example_n of_o david_n eat_v the_o shewbread_n and_o those_o that_o be_v with_o he_o prefer_v that_o act_n of_o mercy_n before_o sacrifice_n and_o abstinence_n from_o shewbread_n and_o hence_o our_o saviour_n argue_v that_o if_o they_o attend_v upon_o david_n may_v eat_v the_o shewbread_n much_o more_o his_o hungry_a disciple_n may_v eat_v the_o corn_n while_o they_o attend_v upon_o he_o that_o day_n who_o be_v lord_n of_o the_o sabbath_n and_o that_o they_o may_v be_v the_o better_o strengthen_v hereby_o to_o do_v he_o service_n these_o thing_n be_v thus_o where_o now_o be_v there_o to_o be_v find_v any_o real_a breach_n of_o the_o sabbath_n or_o do_v of_o any_o