The Temperance Reformation of this XIXth Century: The Fulfilment of Divine Prophecy; a Sermon

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Pudney, Hookes & Russell, 1845 - Bible - 16 pages

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Page 5 - And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Page 8 - So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
Page 9 - And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
Page 10 - But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. — Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup uf devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.
Page 2 - No member shall drink rum, gin, whisky, wine, or any distilled spirits, or compositions of the same, or any of them, except by advice of a physician, or in case of actual disease...
Page 2 - ... compositions of the same, or any of them, except by advice of a physician, or in case of actual disease; also, excepting wine at public dinners, under penalty of twenty-five cents; provided that this article shall not infringe on any religious ordinance.
Page 2 - Indefinite resolutions of abstemiousness are apt to yield to extraordinary occasions; and extraordinary occasions to occur perpetually. Whereas, the stricter the rule is, the more tenacious we grow of it; and many a man will abstain rather than break his rule, who would not easily be brought to exercise the same mortification from higher motives. Not to mention, that when our rule is once known, we are provided with an answer to every importunity.
Page 2 - ART. XI. It shall be the duty of each member to accuse any other member of a breach of any regulation contained in article IV., and the mode of accusative process and trial shall be regulated by a by-law.
Page 14 - the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the mighty; and things which are despised, and things which are not, to bring to nought things which are," that no flesh should glory in His presence.
Page 13 - We shall all become a community of drunkards in this town, unless something is done to arrest the progress of intemperance !

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