How long was the Sabbath to be a sign or memorial of the true God It is a

sign between Me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day He rested, and was refreshed." Exodus 31:17.

Who are the children of Israel? Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children:... but the children of the promise are counted for the seed." Romans 9:7, 8.

What did the promises to Abraham embrace? "Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ." Galatians 3:16.

When we receive Christ, what relation do we sustain to Abraham and the promises? "And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." Galatians 3:29.

What does James denominate the Christian church? "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting." James 1:1.

When redeemed, will the saints remember God's creative power? "Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and were created." Rev. 4:11.

How often will they congregate to worship the Lord? "And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one Sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before Me, saith the Lord." Isaiah 66:23.

How long will this state of things exist? "For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before Me, saith the Lord, so shall your seed and your name remain." Isaiah 66:22.

NOTE. - The Sabbath, which is the memorial of God's creative power, will never cease to exist. When this sinful state of things shall give way to a sinless new earth, the fact upon which the Sabbath institution is based will still remain, and those who shall be permitted to live in the new earth, will still commemorate the creative power of God, while singing the song of Moses and the Lamb. Revelation 15:3. Thus the words of David will be proven true: "Thy name, O Lord, endureth forever; and thy memorial, O Lord, throughout all generations." Psalm 135:13.

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