“What then is the change of the Sabbath, but the sign, or mark, of the authority of the Roman [not Christian] Church—‘the mark of the beast.’
“The Roman Church has not relinquished her claim to supremacy; and when the world and the Protestant churches accept a sabbath of her creating, while they reject the Bible Sabbath, they virtually admit this assumption. They may claim the authority of tradition and the Fathers for the change; but in so doing they ignore the very principle which separates them from Rome—that ‘the Bible, and the Bible only, is the religion of the Protestants.’ The papist can see that they are deceiving themselves, willingly closing their eyes to the facts of the case.
As the movement for Sunday observance gains favor, he [the papist] rejoices, feeling assured that it will eventually will bring the whole Protestant world under the banner of Rome. Read more