The Moral Design of Freemasonry: Deduced from the Old Charges of a Freemason

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Pub. at the "Signet and journal" office, 1860 - 237 Seiten
 

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I
17
II
45
III
71
IV
105
V
137
VI
165
VII
205
VIII
213

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Seite 58 - For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he beareth not the sword in vain : for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
Seite 188 - For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it. But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
Seite 188 - When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee...
Seite 69 - How is it then, brethren ? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
Seite 23 - Thou hast turned my heaviness into joy; thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness...
Seite 189 - You must also consult your health, by not continuing together too late, or too long from home, after lodge hours are past: and by avoiding of gluttony or drunkenness, that your families be not neglected or injured, nor you disabled from working.
Seite 202 - These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Seite 19 - A Mason is obliged, by his Tenure, to obey the moral Law; and if he rightly understands the Art, he will never be a stupid Atheist nor an irreligious Libertine.
Seite 46 - So that if a Brother should be a Rebel against the State, he is not to be countenanced in his Rebellion, however he may be pitied as an unhappy man ; and, if convicted of no other crime, though the loyal Brotherhood must and ought to disown his Rebellion, and give no Umbrage or .Ground of Political Jealousy to the Government for the time being; they cannot expel him from the Lodge, and his Relation to it remains indefeasible.
Seite 58 - Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience" sake ; for, for this cause, pay ye tribute also; for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues ; tribute, to whom tribute is due ; custom, to whom custom ; fear, to whom fear ; honor, to whom honor.

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