View of the Sabbath

June 18, 1838

“I hold to the sanctification of seven days in a week,  instead of one day in seven, as under the Jewish institution.  I discard all human creeds, and all ecclesiastical combinations, and all observances of times and seasons, and all rites, ceremonies, forms and ordinances, as constituting no part of christianity, and as being contrary to that liberty wherewith Christ makes his people free….”   1

1 Letters of William Lloyd Garrison – Volumes I – VI