The Bible In The Workshop, Or, Christianity The Friend Of Labor

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byJohn William Mears

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. ADVANTAGE TO THE WORKINGMAN OF THE SACRED CHARACTER OF THE SABBATH. Need of efficient Safeguards to preserve a Day of Rest--Means provided by Deity--The Additional Character of Sacredness--Its efficiency--Sense of Expediency Powerless--Laborer at the Close of the Week needs Certainty--" Cotter's Saturday Night"--Nations who discard the Sacred Character fail to realize the temporal Uses of the Day--Mr. Greeley's view of a Parisian Sunday--Workingmen rescued from Evil Company by keeping the Day holy--Pious Mother's Care replaced by the Sabbath--Crime begins with Sabbath-breaking--Hogarth's Picture--The London Bakers--Cause of this--A moral Cycle of Seven Days--Laborer especially requires an Entire Day--Plan of Half-Sabbaths--Day sacredly kept, his true Friend--Mode of employing it. We have seen how favorable to the interests of the workingman, or rather how indispensable to the comfort and long life of man and beast, in all circumstances, is the regular and complete repose required in the right observance of the Sabbath. It becomes, therefore, our duty, by every proper safeguard we can devise and apply, to secure this arrangement, which has already been prepared for us by Christianity, beyond possibility of violation or of abrogation, to our country and our race. God's Guardianship Of The Day Of Rest. 303 To accomplish this object, legislation has been resorted to, and a violation of the Sabbath by the pursuit of a secular calling on that day is a criminal offence. This is right and commendable. Facts and arguments to prove the necessity of a day of rest, such as is the Sabbath, to individuals in active life, ought to be forcibly and clearly set forth and communicated to the multitudes. But we contend that no scheme for attaining this object co...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. ADVANTAGE TO THE WORKINGMAN OF THE SACRED CHARACTER OF THE SABBATH. Need of efficient Safeguards to preserve a Da...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217888038

ISBN - 13:9780217888035

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