The Divine Law as to Wines: Established by the Testimony of Sages, Physicians, and Legislators Against the Use of Fermented and Intoxicating Wines; Confirmed by Their Provision of Unfermented Wines to be Used for Medicinal and Sacramental Purposes
National temperance society and publication house, 1879 - 326 pages
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Page 172 - It is good neither to eat flesh nor to drink wine, nor anything whereby thy brother stumbleth or is offended or is made weak.
Page 88 - Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 322 - Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church : whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well : • 7 Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
Page 216 - They will ask thee concerning wine and lots : Answer, in both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men ; but their sinfulness is greater than their use.
Page 165 - And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish. 38 But new wine must be put into new bottles ; and both are preserved.
Page 322 - Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you. 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.
Page 263 - O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil ! lago.
Page 45 - And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard : and he drank of the wine, and was drunken ; and he was uncovered within his tent.
Page 153 - Forsake not an old friend ; for the new is not comparable to him ; as new wine, so is a new friend ; if it become old, thou shalt drink it with gladness.