The Methodist Review Volume 36-37

The Methodist Review Volume 36-37

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...'.............. Z 50 Temple. Right Rev. F. (Bishop of London.). The Reletion lretireen ' ' ligiou and Science. (1884.)................................. 1 50. Wace. Dr. Henry. (King's College, London.) The Foundations_ o1'Faiih. (l.S'l'Q.).'.....................................................L' 3 50 Nashville. Tenn. IN a country where wine, as in America, is known as a great promoter of the crime of drunkenness, and where the vintage is supposed to be gathered chiefly for the purpose of making wine, it is diflicult for the mind to do justice to the common language of Scripture which extols the vine and its products as one of the staffs of life. The fruits of the vine, designated by ten different words in the Bible, that are translated wine in our version, are in more than thirty clifi'erent passages associated with the tithes and oiferings, or with corn and oil, as emblems of temporal blessings. Along with the field of grain is mentioned the vineyard; along with the harvest is mentioned the vintage; along with corn and oil wine is almost always combined as the third representative of the three chief blessings of the year. Ve will quote but two of the many passages of the kind: "And he will love thee, and bless thee, and multiply thee: he will also bless the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and't.hy wine tirosh, and thine oil," etc. (Dent. 7: 13.) "For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine tirosk, and the oil, unto the chambers." (Neh. 10: 39.) This article was written by the Rev. Henry Homes, American Missionary at Constantinople, and published in the Bibliotheca Sacra for May, 1848. Enrron....
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  • English
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