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STOVES, CHANDELIERS LASV8PS,
CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, HOUSE JURNISHIXG I1AKDWAIIE
AOAl'E IRON A.ND TINWARE. '
Agent Hall's Safe and Lock Company.
Beaver Block, - Fort Street.
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Corner of Fort & Merchant Streets,
Has just opened out a large and carefully selected stock of
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CuMam-Mnilo Clothing, and Halb and Caps
In all tie Latest Styles ami Pattens.
EST Particular attention is called to an elegant line of Gent's Neckwcnr.
JOHN ITT, i. 8 Kaalimara ' Street
Granite, Iron and Tin Ware !
Chandeliers, Lamps and Lanterns,
WATER PIPE and RUBBER HOSE,
House Keeping Cotids,
PLUMBIHG, TIE', COFPEB AND
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TO BUTCHERS, GEAZIERB
fjX)i T. W. HAWJTilNS,
jffifcij Soap Manufacturer.
Tho highest Cash aluci for nnynuaii.
tlty of Tallow.
Honolulu Soap XVovliti, Iclco
Veil Telephone SiD. P. 0. Box 4.
i, uvosite sprockets &, Co.'s Bank, -Bfl
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'"PHK undersigned hereby gives nolico
X that ho has nuichas'ed from Mr.
W. W. Wright all of tho said W. W.
Wright'rt interest in the firm of Whit
man it Wiight, and no receipts or obli.
gations on behulf of tho gaidlirm will,
tram this data, bo valid except signed
ly 8. M. WHITMAN.
Honolulu, Juno 28, 1880, CO
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SJijp gJaUy g) UUhu
jMONDAY, .in A' 12, 1880.
THE WORD OF GOO VERSUS TRADI
TION. Kditok 13ui.u:iin: The Old mid
New Testament Scriptures avc un
derstood to be the revelation to man
of God's requirements; and in litem
wc are told that tliej camo not "by
thu will of man: but holy men of
God spake as they weto moved by
the Holy Ghost," 2 Pet. 1:21; and
that "nil scripture is given by in
spiration of God, nnd is profitable
for doctrine, for reproof, for cor
rection, for instruction in righteous
ness: that the man of God may ))o
perfect, thoroughly furnished unto
nil good works," 52 Tim. :S:ll, 17.
AVo arc also told. that the Father is
willing to give His Spirit to them
that ask, and the Comfottcr is pro
mised to lead disciples into all
truth ; and the Saviour, addressing
the Father, says; "Thy word is
truth," and prays that they may be
sanctified through it, John 17:17-10.
Uy virtue of implicit faith in these
and other declarations and promises
therein, devout men have, in ail
ages, maintained that the lilblc, and
the Hible alone, is the only sure rule
of faith and practice ; and that any
teaching or example not in nccotd
with the plain, obvious sense of the
Scriptures, was to be rejected.
The ten commandments arc a
summary of all moral duty, the
principles of which existed before
the fall; and like all primary laws,
betong to a state of inhocency;
therefore holy. After the Exodus,
God spake, with His own lips, the
ten commandments, in the audience
of all the people; and, with His
own finger, wrote them "in two
tables of stone;" tints showing
their holy character, and durable
nature. AVhat may be said of this
law, in these respects, as a whole,
may as emphatically be said of any
one of its precepts. David says:
"Thv testimonies that thou hast
commanded are righteous and very
faithful," and, "I have known of
old that thou hast founded them for
ever." "Thy righteousness is an
everlasting righteousness, and thy
law is the truth;" Ps. 119:138,152.
"My covenant will I not break nor
alter the thing that is gone out of
niylips." Ps. 89:34.
It follows therefore, that no
power can change one jot or one
tittle of this law, and that obedience
to each of its precepts will ever be
required, Matt. 5:17-20. So the
Saviour always taught, and his ex
ample was in harmony with his
teachings, for he said, "I have kept
my Father's commandments and
abide in his love," John 15:10.
The disciples and the apostles, also,
alwaj'S taught tho holy, and durable
natura of these commandments ; and
that the test of love to God and
man is willing obedience to every
pi ecept thereof. 1 John 5:3, and
The Creator rested the seventh
day of creation week, and, "be
cause that in it he had rested,"
"God blessed the seventh day and
sanctified it," Gen. 2:2,3. Thus
the seventh day was made holy by
the Creator, and man required to
keep.it holy. "When the Lord spake
his law, from Mount Sinai, these
facts were set forth in the fourth
precept. Throughout the entire
Bible the seventh day is said to be
"the Sabbath of the Lord," holy
unto him, and its observance, as
such, strictly enjoined. In Christ's
and the Apostles' day this fact was
not questioned; and, from the
very nature of the law, the desecra
tion of the seventh day would no
more have been sanctioned by them,
than theft or idolatry.
In view of the foregoing evident
and manifest teachings of the whole
Scriptures, what shall wc say of the
labored effort of the Rev. E. C.
Oggel, at the Lyceum, to show that
the sanctity of the seventh day,
given to it at creation by the Crea
tor, has, in some way, been trans
ferred to the first day of the week ;
and that it is now a sin to do ordi
nary work on Sunday, and no sin to
desecrate the seventh day?
"Sin is the tranbgression of the
law," 1 John 3:4 And "where no
law is, there is no transgression,"
Koni. 4:15. "For by the law is the
knowledge of sin," ch. 3:20. It
was the Jaw of God that revealed to
Paul tho fact that lie was a sinner,
for he says : "I had not known lust,
except the law had said, tlioifshalt
not covet," ch. 7:7. Now could
any man learn what day of the week
it is sin to desecrate, except the law
had said that "the seventh day is
the Sabbath of the Lord thy God ;"
and that "in it thou slialt not do
any work." If bo, lie is wise above
"what is written,"
It did not appear from any evi
dence addncod by the Key. gentle
man that God, the Lord Jesus, or
tho Apostles, ever enacted a law
enjoining the observance of Sunday
in commemoration of any event, or
in any way consecrated that day as
holy unto the Lord; nor was there
anything to show that God no longer
requires the observance of the sev
enth day, as from the beginning.
He endeavored to make it appear
fiom Col. 2:10, 17, and similar
texts, that the seventh day sabbath
is now done away, by declaring that
no other const notion could be placed
upon that text, only that Paul had
jn mind tho abrogation of the od
Jewish soventh day sabbath. Now
that Paul did not have the seventh
day sabbath in mind, when ho wrote
thus to his Colossinn brethren, is
evident from tho text itself t for tho
snbbnth days to wliiclj ho alluded
wcro "a shadow of things to come,"
which cannot bo truthfully said of
the Sabbath of God, instituted be
fore tho fall. It will bo still more
apparent that lie had nothing of that
naturo in mind when the 23id ch.
of Lcveticus is examined, where the
annual sabbath to which he did al
lude aic brought to view, for those
days wet e to bo "beside the Sab
baths of the Lord," verse 38. That
which was abrogated, Paul says in
verse 14 of this chapter, was "the
handwriting of ordinances which
was against us." "The Sabbath
was mado for man" (Mark 2:27),
therefore can in no sense be said to
be "against us." Albert Hnrnes,
and many of the ripest scholars of
this and past ages; held that Paul,
in this text, had no lcforence to tho
seventh day sabbath. Paul says
"the law is holy," and not made
"void" throujih faith in Christ
(Horn. 7:12 and 3:31; therefore he
taught the observance of the seventh
day sabbath, and itwas'his manner
to worship oirtliat day. See Acts
17:2 and 13:42, 44, and 10:13, and
That there is a distinction (2
Kings 21:8) between the moral law
and ritual requirements; and that
each resl upon a different founda
tion, ! think, is quite evident to
every careful leader of the Hible;
and in no part of the Scriptures is
this distinction more manifest than
in the writings of Paul. And if all
who would be teachers of the word,
would follow his injunction to Timo
thy and study to show themselves
"approved unto God," woikmen,
"that necdeth not to be ashamed,
lightly dividing the word of truth"
(2 Tim. 2:15), they would not fall
into tho egregious error of confound
ing any moral precept with "the
commandments contained in ordi
nances." Eph. 2:15.
Failing to find any enactment for
Sunday sanctity, great stress was
laid upon the fact of the icsurrcc-
tion of Chi ist having taken place
on the first da' of the week, and a
conclusion drawn, therefore, that
sanctity attached to the day ; but
the conclusion by no means neces
sarily follows. In support of this
conclusion he held that the Evan
gilists emphasized the importance of
the day, which is untrue in fact.
They, and the Apostles did, how
ever, most emphatically emphasize
the impoilance of Christ's resurrec
tion, but not one of them ever wiote
a word attaching any importance to
the day upon which it occurred.
Having seen from the very nature
of the law of God, and from the
teachings and example of Jesus and
his Apostles, both of which were in
strict harmony with its durability,
that no alteration could be sanctioned
by them ; and readily conceding
that for ages the vast majority of
the Christian world have observed
Sunday, in the place of the Sabbath
of the Lord; we ask, then, by what
agency, or power has this substitu
tion, or change, been wrought? That
some influence has been at work,
and brought about this change, is
evident to all. Now can we, from
the Scriptures, and from well au
thenticated facts of history, learn
anything lcliable, concerning this
change? Let us see.
In 2 Thes. 2, wc lead of a man
"who opposeth and cxaltelli himself
above all that is called God, or that
is worshipped ; so that he as God
sittcth in the temple of God showing
himself that he is God." That,
even then, "tbcmyslery of iniquity"
was already at wotk, but that it was
restrained by some power which
should, in time, be taken out of the
waj', and then should "that wicked
be revealed," verses 3-8. In a
vision given to Daniel of powers
that should arise in the future, he
was shown one under the symbol of
a little horn having "eyes like the
eyes of man, and a mouth speaking
great things," DatiT 7:8. When
Daniel would know the truth of all
this (verse 10), the angel tells him
that when this power came upon the
stage of actiou it should "SDcak great
words against the Most High, and
shall wear out the saints of the Most
High think to change times and laws,"
verso 25. In the Revelation, John
is given a yiew of the same power,
undor the symbol of a boast, that
"opened his mouth in blasphemy
against God, to blaspheme 'his name
and power was given
him over all kindreds, and tongues,
.and nations. And all that dwell
upon tho earth shall worship him,
whose names are not written in the
book of life." Rev. 13:5-8. (See.
Now I ask, has tjipro arisen,
since John's tjme, a power that has,
in its assumptions and work, mot the
specifications of these prophecies?
And from the pages of history
comes the undeniable answer, that
there has. In this dispensation a
power has come up claiming to
excrciso the prerogative of God on
earth and in heaven solo arbiter in
religious matteis. Forages it had
power over every civilized nation on
earth. The blood of over fifty mil
lion martyrs attest its having, liter
ally, worn out tho saints of the
Most High mado itself "dtunken.
with the blood of thp martyrs of
Jesus," Rev. 17 ;G. And striking
from its catechism the second pre
cept of the law of God, and substi
tuting Sunday obBcrvancp for tho
seventh day Sabbath, just as cmjiu
tically attest to its huviny thought
to change the Units and laws" of
the Most High. Only by thinking
to change tho unalterable law of tho
Most High God, could this power bo
said to exnlt itself abovo him ; and
in nothing could it more daringly
"blaspheme his name," than by
tatnpeiing with that precept which
levcals to man the only true nnd
living God, for the Sabbath is his
sign. Ux. 31:13, 17.
Thus wo see that theso ptophecics
have met, in the assumptions and
work of this power, every essentaal
specification of thesis predictions;
and those who labor to show that this
change, which wo see, is sanctioned
by God, though they may not be
awaio of it, aie, nevertheless, aiding
and abetting this evil agency in its
work of exnlting itself above all that
is called God or that is worshipped;
and to "blaspheme his name." The
Scilpttncs have not, therefore, left
us without "instruction" in regard
to tills subject; neither is the scroll
of the past silent on the matter.
And wise, indeed, will they be, who
have an car to hear.
The above is but a biief outline
of this subject. But I trust that
soino points have been made sttlll
cieuUy apparent to encourage the
leader to emulate those noble Be-
reailS. Who "searched thn smmtnrna
daily" and "leceived the word with
nil leadiness of mind." Acts 17:11.
In conclusion, then, from the
foregoing prophecies, and their
manifest fulfillment, wo see that
Sunday sanctity rests wholly upon
the traditions of men, and especially
upon tho traditions of the "man of
sin." So whenever any old manu
script is brought forwaul in suppnit
of the change of the Sabbath, if it
pioves anything, it proves that the
"mystery of iniquity" had so far
developed, in the days of its
author, as to begin the woik of
change indicated by the prophecy.
And whenever the concessions of
modern Jewish Rabbis, to the Sun
day subsitute, are set forth as "sig
nificant," it most ccilainly signifies,
if anything (., the light of the
above predictions), that theJew-i,
too, are being mado diuiikcn with
the wine of "abominations and filtlii
ness," from tho "golden cup" in
the hand of the "Mother of Har
lots" (Rev. 17:3-0), and "all will
soon bo in a condition to "worship
the beast;" and that the "law of
the Lord" is no longer sweet in
their mouth, nor as much to be de
sired as "much fine pold," Ps.
Indeed the time is upon the
wot Id, of which Paul wrote (2 Tim.
4:3,4), when men would "not en
dure sound doctrine;" but would
"turn away their cars from the
truth, and be turned unto fables."
But when all this sin and woe is
past, "them that were beheaded for
the witness of Jesus, and for tho
word of God, and which had not
worshipped the beast," are seen,
"and thev lived and icigned with
Christ," Rev. 20:4.
To close I would ask, is it Scrip
ture or reason to conclude that the
traditions of men, "making the
word of God of none effect" now
(Mark 7:513), are any moie
pleasing to our merciful Lord, than
they were when lie walked among
men, a man of sorrow and acquaint
ed with grief? And is it not just as
true to-day, as it waa then, that "we
wrestle not against llesh and blood,
but against principalities, against
powers, against the rulers of the
darkness of this world, against
spiritual wickedness in high places?"
L. A. Scott.
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