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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY.

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“ LET THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH AND THE MEDITATIONS OF MY
HEART, BE ACCEPTABLE IN THY SIGHT;
“O LORD! MY STRENGTH! AND MY REDEEMER !"-

Psalm xix, 14.

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JAMES NISBET AND CO., BERNERS STREET.

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY.

WEEK I.

FIRST DAY.

“ The Son of Man Is LORD also of the SABBATH."

Mark ii. 28.

CREATION's Lord and Lawgiver is here; for the law of the Sabbath is as ancient as the creation. The Creator, Lawgiver, and Lord are One; therefore, while creation shall stand that law must have force, unless it be repealed by him who framed it. Now, we read of no repeal; on the contrary, we find it strengthened and confirmed by more powerful sanctions and additional obligations with each succeeding dispensation. The law originally given in paradise was repeated to Moses, on the same grounds, namely, “In

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