Category Archives: Series: “What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol?”

What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (9)

This post will finish up this series. I didn’t plan for the series to run quite this long, but as we’ve seen this is a complex topic that brings in quite a bit of scripture. People certainly do it a … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (8)

Did you know that the early churches of the New Testament struggled mightily with an issue that we think nothing of today? I mean they got into heated disputes over it. Some Christians would separate themselves from other Christians over … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (7)

Thus far in this series I’ve made the case that the Bible allows for a certain amount of moderate drinking. However, we really need to understand that the alcoholic beverages of Bible times were nowhere near as potent as those … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (6)

Christ’s changing of the water into wine is one of His more famous miracles. It’s also one of His most debated. Some folks absolutely cringe at the very notion of Jesus devoting a miracle to making alcoholic wine. They say, … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (5)

Did Jesus drink alcoholic wine? Needless to say, it’s a touchy subject. To answer the question, all I know to do is go to the Bible. I’ll begin by saying that the gospels make a point of not using oinos, … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (4)

I used yesterday’s post to condemn the sin of drunkenness. Now I want to share a few thoughts on addiction to alcohol. All drunkenness is sin, but there’s a difference between getting drunk once at a party and being a … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Drinking Alcohol? (3)

Now that we’ve taken the Bible and established that it does allow for some drinking of wine (see post 1 of this series) and other alcoholic drinks (see post 2), we really need to hit the sin of drunkenness head … Continue reading

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