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Saturday or Sunday?  That is not the problem we propose to discuss at this time.  However, it must be conceded that even that matter must be settled in His fear. We may not arbitrarily chose the one day or the other for our Sabbath worship. It is not a matter of individual choice. It is not for us to decide which day we would like to set aside for our Sabbath worship. It is a matter of determining in His Fear what day God has chosen for us to observe.  All things must be done in His fear. 

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John Wycliffe wrote much on the evils in the church. One treatise consists of 43 chapters critiquing the clergy.* Wycliffe focused particularly on the fact that the clergy were not caring for souls by preaching, but were guilty in other ways of doing great harm to the souls of men. His criticisms reveal that the situation seemed to be almost as desperate in Wycliffe’s day as in Luther’s times, some 150 years later. A few excerpts are given below. Importance of Preaching  In the first chapter Wycliffe shows that our Lord and His apostles were devoted to the work of...

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Sermon of John Wycliffe. “And behold there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, etc.  And there came unto him a centurion beseeching him, etc.”  Matthew 8:2, 5 This gospel tells of two miracles that Jesus did and contains much instruction about these two miracles. The history tells how Jesus came down off the hill, when He had given His law to His disciples. Much people followed Him, for the devotion that they had to His law and His words. And, lo, there came a leper man and bowed to him, and said, “Lord, if thou wilt, thou mayest heal...

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