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Thanks to mayor for taking a stand against tailgate party

Published 6:24pm Monday, May 5, 2014

Dear Editor, 

In response to the news article concerning SunFest being able to have alcoholic beverages, my hat goes off to our Mayor for taking a stand concerning this use at a public recreation place. I totally agree with the statement he made: “What message does this send to the children of our great city?”

While I agree with Pastor Cowhick concerning his statement that drinking is not mentioned in the Bible as a sin, but even if it did people would still do it. One of the Ten Commandments says Thou shalt not steal, but people still steal, it also says not to commit adultery and not to lust, but they still do.

The point is when a person is truly born again of the water and the Spirit he is a new creature. Old things are passed away and all things become new.

The problem with one or two beers is that they will lead to one or two more until they are drunk.

The bible says not to let your good be evil spoken of and to abstain from the presence of evil.

Ever wonder why they call it a sin tax they put on liquor, and they call the stores that sell it ”spirits stores.”

If the devil can hoodwink folks into believing they can handle alcohol, they are on their way to a life of alcoholism.

I know because God delivered me from the bondage of alcohol over 40 years ago.

Once again, we thank God that we have a Mayor that will stand up for what is morally right and pray that he will continue to do so.

Respectfully submitted,

Rev. Hugh Twyman, Sr