What Is True Temperance? the Temperance of Christ or the Temperance of Mohammed? : God in the War (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from What Is True Temperance? The Temperance of Christ or the Temperance of Mohammed?: God in the War AS Christ Is the Measure in All Things for all men and especially for Christians, we may now, after having examined his standpoint on the question of temperance, and more particularly with regard to drinking wine, make a direct and summarized comparison of his attitude with that of our prohibitionists. Christ invoked even his supernatural powers (habitually, says Lyman Abbott) to supply wine to the people, and he did not in a Single instance utter a word against the sale of wine. Our prohibitionists would make the selling, buying and giving away of wine and liquor, in any form and even in the smallest quantities, a crime, and they brand all those as sinners and criminals who supply liquor to the public, thus making according to their notions, christ him seif appear AS A deliberate sinner and themselves superior TO him and better than he. Christ himself indulged freely in wine, thus showing by his own example, which is always forcible and to the point, that this indulgence is as natural as harmless, and that it is good to drink in moderation to make the heart glad. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- 21 Jan 2018
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