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It was commanded to men, from the beginning, so that they might employ themselves in the worship of God. It is right that it should continue to the end of the World…..
"We have an equal necessity for the Sabbath with the ancient people, so that on one day we may be…the better prepared to learn and to testify our faith…. The hallowing of the Sabbath was prior to the [Mosaic] Law…. [It] seems to have had its origin from a well-known and received custom…. It is not credible that the observance of the Sabbath was omitted when God revealed the rite of sacrifice to the holy fathers." Cf. Genesis 3:15-21 & 4:2-4 & 8:20-22.