Whither Goest Thou?; Or, Was Fr. Mathew Right? Notes on Intemperance, Scientific and Moral

Whither Goest Thou?; Or, Was Fr. Mathew Right? Notes on Intemperance, Scientific and Moral

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...walk, in the vanity of their minds, ... alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts. For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of the image of a corruptible man, and they worshipped birds and beasts and creeping things--the creature rather than the Creator. For this cause God delivered them up to the most shameful sins, in dishonoring their own bodies by drink and shame, which is certain to follow close after it. And as they liked not to have God in their knowledge, God delivered them up to a reprobate sense, to do those things which are not convenient. "And they were filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness, full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity, whisperers, detractors, hateful to God, contentious, proud, haughty, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, foolish, dissolute, without affection, without fidelity, without mercy." The same Apostle continues to tell us that not only are they who do such things worthy of death, but they also that consent to them that do them. What the future of nations may be, however, we know not; but one thing we do know--that the words of St. Paul are verified in the present generation, and that the drink traffic is mainly instrumental in producing those crimes enumerated by the Apostle, and has alienated from the life of God thousands and tens of thousands, and has made men ignorant and blind of heart; but, like the gentiles, they do profess and maintain that they are the wisest people on earth, while they have become fools, staggering and stammering from the effects of alcoholic potations. They exchange the...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236616200
  • 9781236616203