Side Switches of the Short Line

Side Switches of the Short Line

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her. And if the wife shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.' (10, 11. 12.) St. Paul confirms this: 'To them that are married, not I, but the Lord commandeth, that the wife depart not from her husband; and if she depart, that she remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband. And let not the husband put away his wife.' (I Cor., 7, 10. 11.) What follows? A man may put away an adulterous wife, but during her life he must remain single." i Bro. Wesley: "I cannot see why a man should be punished on account of the unfaithfulness of his wife." Father: "Your doctrine leads to immorality--yes, polygamy. You might as well say, why should the one be punished when the other is a confirmed invalid? Divorce, even on account of unfaithfulness, does not sanction a second marriage. During the first 1500 years it was almost unheard-of. Divorce, heartbroken wives, unprotected children, are the fruits of the Reformation. Instead of warring continually against a glass of wine, which a man may take without transgressing the laws of God, we beg you to assist us to fight Mormonism, both in and out of Utah. I am proud to say no Catholic Priest stoops so low as to solemnize such a marriage for the sake of a $5.00 or $10.00 fee." Exhorter: "Father, we have spent a very pleasant evening, but the time has come when we must go." Father: "Thank you, gentlemen. Permit me, however, to give you the following Pointers: Never say: 1. That the Church of Christ, established almost 1900 years ago, was a failure; for you put the lie in the mouth of our blessed Lord, saying, 'Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650173X
  • 9781236501738