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DIVINE AUTHORITY AND PERPETUAL OBLIGATION
THE LORD'S DAY,
DELIVERED AT THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. MARY,
IN THE MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST, 1830.
BY DANIEL WILSON, M. A.
First American Edition,
RECOMMENDATORY PREFACE, BY REV. L. WOODS, D. D.,
Professor in the Theol. Sem. Andover, Ms.
47, Washington Street:
ENTERED according to the Act of CONGRESS in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, by CROCKER & BREWSTER, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
ADDRESSED TO THE PUBLISHERS.
Gent.—This volume by the Rev. Daniel Wilson, on the allthority and obligation of the Lord's day, I have just received from a friend in England, with a request that I would recommend the publication of it here, should it appear well suited to be useful in addition to the excellent discussions of the same subject by Edwards, Dwight, Humphrey, and others of our own country. I hand it to you as the publishers of some other invaluable works of this Author, and have no hesitation in expressing the opinion that it is adapted to be peculiarly useful in this country. It can hardly fail, I apprehend, to convince and satisfy every candid reader, of the DIVINE AUTHORITY AND PERPETUAL OBLIGATION OF THE LORD'S DAY. The arguments and practical inculcations of which it consists, all rest on this firm foundation, instead of being derived from considerations of mere expediency. As might be reasonably expected, therefore, from a writer of such well known ability and piety, this work is in all respects calculated to promote a scriptural observance of the Lord's day, and it appears to me singularly happy in its tendency to engage
the feelings and affections of the reader in the duties, public and private, of that hallowed period, and to invest it and all its services with associations in the highest degree appropriate and interesting.