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The Rev. J. Willison's work, on the Sanctification of the Sabbath, I have read, and with soine minor objections, highly approve. I think it will be useful, and join with my Brethren in the ministry in recommending it to the patronage of the public, and especially to all those who would Sanctify the Sabbath.

JOHN M. BRADFORD, D. D. Pastor of the North, Reformed Dutch Church, Albanyo

It is the impression of the Subscribers as far as he has had opportunity of forming a judgment concerning the work, that the publication of Willison on the Sabbath would be useful to the interests of religion.

JOAN DE WITT. Pastor of the South, Reforined Dutch Church, Albany.

I have frequently read Willison's Treatise on the Sanc. tification of the Sabbath, with pleasure and profit-and rejoice in the prospect of its introduction generally into fæıilies. I most cordially wish you every success in the Publication.

T. M. AULEY. L L. D. Minister of the Gospel, and Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in Union College, Schencctady.

Marsh, 1820.




Touching Willison on the Sabbath--the style is ob solete, yet it contains much excellent matter, that may be useful even in our day for notwithstanding the great in

creasing Gospel light, there are still many who stupidly believe that Christ has done away the obligatory observance of the Sabbath. I am glad you are about to republish it, I wish you success in it, and from my heart I wish it a wide circulation.

JAMES PATTERSON, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in the Northern Liberties Mr. A. WALKER.

By the Rev. DR. JANEWAY, Pastor of the Second Presby

terian Church, Philadelphia. Willison's TREATISE ON THE SANCTIFICATION OF THE Lord's Day, is a valuable work. He discusses in it the several questions relative to the Sabbath. The Divine appointment of the Sabbath-its moral obligation, and consequent perpetuity of the fourth commandment;-and the change of the serenth for the first day of the week, in honour of the resurrection of our Lord and the completion of his glorious work of redemption, he proves with much force of argument. The manner in which the Sabbath is to be sanctified, the rest from secular concerns which it requires, and the various religious duties to be done on that holy day, are discoursed on at length. And to all he adds various directions in relation to public and private worship, and to guard us against the sins that profane the Sabbath. On the whole, a perusal of this treatise will be found useful to Christians; animating and encouraging them to the due and sacred observance of that day which God has appointed as a sign between himself and his people.


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