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God's "rest" on the seventh day is not continuing; the verb is in the past tense--"rested," not "is resting." His blessing and hallowing of the seventh day could not apply to this present age of sin and death, but only to the "very good" world He had just completed. Nevertheless, this "hallowing" of every seventh day was for man's benefit (Mark 2:27) and was obviously intended as a permanent human institution. This institution is not controlled by the heavenly bodies which mark days, months, seasons and years, but

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KJV Defenders Study Bible, by Dr. Henry Morris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Language: English
DEF 10 ISBN 0-529-10444-x
DEF 10-1 ISBN 0-529-10445-8


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