Jesus Literally Gave a Group of Inebriated People MORE Wine

Before I start, let me say this. You absolutely should not live a life of drunkness. It is bad for your health, it is bad for your family, it is bad for your friendships, it is not what YHWH would want for your life. If you are prone to addiction, you should absolutely, positively abstain[Continue Reading…]

WWJD? I don’t think you really know…

I had to head to Home Depot to pick up some stuff and I saw this sign…   When I read this I chortled for a good moment. However, as I started to think about this sign, I was deeply saddened. Saddened for the strangers who read this sign and think that Jesus is defined[Continue Reading…]

18 and Drinking…

Four Georgia college presidents have signed on to a national initiative to fight binge drinking by their students — by lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18. Launched in July 2008, the Amethyst Initiative is made up of chancellors and presidents of universities and colleges across the United States. These higher education leaders have[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 11 – Conclusion

This is my conclusion to my paper. I still have a lot of work to do to it, but I hope you enjoyed it so far. Let me know what you all thought about it. —————————————— Conclusion As any driver knows there are many road signs they need to be aware of. Of the many[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 10

This is the third section of my argument, Specific instances of alcohol use commanded in the Bible. —————————————— Specific Instances of Alcohol Use Commanded in the Bible In Deuteronomy 14, God tells Moses what is proper to do with the tithe. In verse 23 he specifically commands to drink their new wine (tirosh) in the[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 9

This is the second part of my argument, Specific instances of alcohol use permitted in the bible. —————————————— The Author’s Argument Specific Instances of Alcohol Use Permitted in the Bible Psalm 104 recounts the splendor and majesty of God. The psalmist is blessing God for all the great wonders and works He has done for[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 8

This section begins my argument concerning the use of Wine and Strong drink. It is broken into three parts. Specific instances of abstinence commanded in the Bible, specific instances of alcohol use permitted in the Bible, and specific instance of alcohol use commanded in the Bible. Hopefully you all find the biblical evidence as overwhelming[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 7

Here is the fifth and sixth arguments from other people that I discuss in my paper. My next post will continue with my own argument. —————————————– Alcohol can be an Addictive, Mind-Altering Drug John Piper has been cited as saying that abstinence is wise because alcohol can be addictive and mind-altering. This testimony is true;[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 6

This is the fourth argument discussed in my paper. —————————————– Others’ Arguments Moderation is the Cause of the Alcohol Problem The late Adrian Rogers said, “Moderation is not the cure for the liquor problem. Moderation is the cause of the liquor problem.” Rogers was only half right, moderation is not the cure for the liquor[Continue Reading…]

Wine & Strong Drink – Part 5

This is the third argument that I have seen people use against wine and strong drink. —————————————– Others’ Arguments Wine 2000 Years Ago was Different than it is Today Some look to Robert Stein (Wine-Drinking in New Testament Times, Christianity Today, Volume 19, June 20, 1975, Pg. 9-11) for evidence that ancient wine was weaker[Continue Reading…]