78. Buchanan's Christian Researches in Asia, pp. 159, 160. 79. Purchas His Pilgrimes, part ii. book viii. chap. vi. sect. 5. 80. p. 1269, London, 1625. The "Encyclopedia Britannica," vol. viii. p. 695, eighth ed., speaks of Purchas as "an Englishman admirably skilled in language and human and divine arts, a very great philosopher, historian, andtheologian. 756
Chapter 22 Position ofthe Reformers Concerning theSabbathandFirstDay The Reformation arose in the Catholic church - - The Sabbath had been crushed out of that church, and innumerable festivals established in its stead -- Sunday as observed by Luther, Melancthon, Zwingle, Beza, Bucer, Cranmer, and Tyndale -- The position of Calvin stated at length and illustrated -- Knox agreed with Calvin -- Sunday in Scotland A.D. 1601 -- How we should view the Reformers The great Reformation ofthe sixteenth century arose from the bosom ofthe Catholic church itself. From that church theSabbath had long been extirpated; and instead of that merciful institution ordained by the divine Lawgiver for the rest and refreshment of mankind, and that man might acknowledge God as his Creator, the papacy had 757
Christians desire that their children grow up and live as followers of Christ. In this book, you will find biblical advice and God's promises on how you can shape and mold the lives of your children for eternity.
The Children for Christ, contains 52 devotional readings on the subject of parental duty. Each lesson includes passage from the Bible and Murray's thoughts on how the passage illuminates the important role of parenting. The lessons all conclude with a short prayer. Christian Parenting is a timeless resource for parents who want to learn more about strengthening their Christian household.