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Old 09-29-2009, 05:17 AM
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Default Proverbs chapter 20 verse 1

Wine is a mocker,strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise!

From my King James Bible!

Just something to consider!
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Old 09-29-2009, 05:32 AM
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Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts.
Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Proverbs 31:6-7 (KJV)

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Old 09-29-2009, 01:39 PM
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Proverbs 31:6-7 (KJV)

now THAT'S a verse
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Old 09-29-2009, 05:10 PM
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Drinking is never prohibited in scripture only drunkenness. However Paul warns us not to do anything that may cause one to stumble. So a faithful Christian would not choose to drink, less he cause one to stumble. It is that everything is lawful but not everything is right thing. Grace is not a ticket to push the line.
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So a faithful Christian would not choose to drink, less he cause one to stumble. It is that everything is lawful but not everything is right thing. Grace is not a ticket to push the line.
Well, I would disagree with that because wasn't it Jesus who turned water into wine? And not just any old wine, but really good wine according to the wedding guests.

Paul very clearly tells us to be sensitive to the conscience of others, however, he was talking specifically about what was perceived as idolatry since the controversy was over meat sacrificed to idols. A very different situation from simply drinking alcohol. What if you are with a group of Christian