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Ought Christians to drink wine?

A discourse preached in the Baptist church, Fredonia, N.Y., September 9th, 1866

by Howard Malcom Jones

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Published by Beecher & Sill, printers in Dunkirk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temperance,
  • Biblical teaching

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5182 .J8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25278796M
    LC Control Number10004652

    The Law of Love 20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a man to let his eating be a stumbling block. 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything to cause your brother to stumble. 22 Keep your belief about such matters between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves..   1 — I. W. Raymond, The Teaching of the Early Church on the Use of Wine and Strong Drink(New York: Columbia University Press, ), 2 — Clement of Rome, The Instructor — Book II, Chapter II: On Drinking. 3 — John Chrysostom, Homilies on the Statues 1,7. 4 — Saint Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica (Christian Classics, June 1, )Author: Benjamin Sledge.


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This book addresses the controversy surrounding the moderate drinking of alcohol. It defines the word wine in the biblical and historical contexts. The one-wine and two-wine positions are evaluated in the light of historical, grammatical, theological, and medical evidences.4/5(8).

This book is one of the best that I have read on the question, Should Christians drink wine or alcohol. It was well written in a way that is easy to read, and well sited references to back up the statements.

A great reference book.4/5(8). For those that drink wine and quote that “Jesus made wine”, well you better water it down since that was a must or you (in some cultures) were considered barbaric. Paul telling timothy to drink a little wine for the stomach would that be medicine same as using opioids for pain relief.

Christians and Wine - God And 10 Reasons why Christians Shouldn’t Drink – I want to talk about something else that is on my heart as well.

I want to talk about why as a Christian you should not drink. The Original Greek for wine, kainos (καινός) #G – neos, (νέος) #G, new wine, The Word usage gives an idea of an uncommon or unheard of type of wine. The Bible never says, “Thou shalt not drink.” But God is very concerned about your character, and drinking can be a way God tests it.

3 New Ways to Look at Christians Drinking Wine, Beer and Hard Liquor — Charisma News. In this report I list 7 Good Reasons Why Christians Should Not Drink Alcoholic Beverages. However, before we do that, we are going to look at the words translated wine, drink or drinking. A LOOK AT THE WORDS There are references to wine, drink and drinking in the King James Version of the Bible.

“The term wine ” - or oinos – “in the ancient world, then, did not mean wine as we understand it today, but wine mixed with water or from a paste, completely without any intoxicating power because it had all been boiled out.” Strong drink would be half and half, or unmixed, and this was unacceptable to a cultured person, to drink.

Most christians act like retards “OH CHRISTIANS CAN’T DRINK Wine” when actually wine is a very healthy drink for the heart and it has a very powerful antioxidant Think about countries like Italy or France why most people don’t suffer from high cholesterol or heart pressure why because the moderate consumption of wine prevents That.

Peter Masters and those like him say that because of the high level of alcohol abuse in our society Christians ought not to drink any alcohol at all, and by implication that Christian parents should forbid alcohol to their children; this will be a great witness to a drunken : Highland Host.

The Church urged those who could not drink in moderation to abstain. 6 Wine and Christianity were far from incompatible. Indeed, Christianity needed wine for the Eucharist. The status of wine in early Christianity was secure. It was only in the late s that some Christians began to argue that grape juice should replace wine in the Eucharist.

Christians and Wine (Ken Symington is president of Christian Restoration in Ireland) TO DRINK, OR NOT TO DRINK.

Christians are often divided over the issue of alcohol. Total abstinence has been linked to Godliness, and those Christians who feel at liberty in Christ to enjoy wine are often made to feel 'ungodly'. Young Amos prophesied against this thirst, lust and desire for wine and strong drink as did every true Old Testament Prophet.

Only false prophets prophesy to the church that they can drink wine and strong drink yet please God and walk with Him. An emphasis of drinking alcoholic wine only arose in ancient Israel when she was backslidden.

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- Duration: Remember, even when Jesus was hanging on the cross, with acute thirst, He refused to drink the wine they offered Him. “They gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He has tasted it, He would not drink” (Matthew ).

“Don’t you have to stop drinking to write a book about living sober?” she asked. I poured myself a glass of wine and said, “We’ll see.” I like to drink. I enjoy drinking beer, wine and whiskey.

I like to drink with friends. I like to have a couple drinks with dinner and then stop. Sometimes I. When We Cannot Drink Wine. Even though it was acceptable to drink wine in moderation, God told the priests they could not drink wine before performing acts of worship to Him in the temple.

In the following passage of scripture, God tells Aaron that neither he or his. The bible is the book that Christians refer to for guidance on faith-related issues. It has several verses that talk about alcohol in the Old Testament. For instance, in Leviticusthe bible God told Aaron, the sanctified high priest, not to consume a strong drink or wine upon entering the meeting tent.

The answer of course is no. The fact is, most people in the Bible drink at least a wine coming from grapes. One thing is clear about the limitations in drinking, and it is found in Ephesians “Do not get drunk.” This is why most Christians that still drink alcoholic beverages hold this very strongly.

As long as they don’t get drunk. Yes, it is permissible for Christians to drink alcohol. It is not a sin to have a drink. But, in saying this, we have to be careful not to encourage the misuse of alcohol upon ourselves or by using it to cause others to stumble.

We have freedom in Christ (Gal. ), and all things are lawful (1 Cor. You ought to drink a little wine for the sake of your stomach because you’re sick so often.” (1 Timothy MSG) Obviously Timothy had some permanent bug.

Now, here’s where it gets complicated. Though Ecclesiastes (MSG) tells us, “Seize life. Eat bread with gusto, drink wine with a.

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Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum. Many Christians are honestly perplexed by the issue Dr.

Hutson addresses here. They wonder if there are instances where a "sip" would be "innocent." Does the Bible have a definite word on the subject. When does the Bible word "wine" mean "fermented wine". When does it mean "fruit of the vine". Did Jesus ever condone drinking wine.

Luke “But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved. And no one, having drunk old wine, immediately desires new; for he says, 'The old is better.” We are allowed to drink as long as it does not stumble others (Rom).

What we are not to do is make it a habit or get drunk. Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1, years of Church history, Christians generally consumed alcoholic beverages as a common part of everyday life and used "the fruit of the vine" in their central rite—the Eucharist or Lord's Supper.

They held that both the Bible and Christian tradition taught that alcohol is a gift from God that makes life more joyous, but that. You ought to drink a little wine for the sake of your stomach because you are sick so often. 1 Timothy Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Benjamin Franklin. Others drink to forget. Christians drink to remember. Anonymous. If there is just a single verse in the Bible that forbids drinking alcohol (at any amount), then it will be in contradiction in several other verses, such as: Ecclesiastes - “Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful h.

Inherent to this discussion is not the idea that one ought not celebrate such freedoms in Christ, but rather, if winning a brother require we forego such celebration until we drink of the new wine.

The Bible is also clear that mature Christians should avoid causing others to stumble by drinking (Romans ), and that leaders ought to avoid drinking alcohol (Proverbs ) and cannot be given to drunkenness (1 Timothy8 Titus ) I have yet to hear from anyone who drinks how alcohol enhances anything or blesses anyone.

Max. Joh And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: [ but] thou hast kept the good wine until now.

Joh This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth. This probably continued for hundreds of years, until the rise of the Puritans in England; they observed the misuse of wine and alcohol and started to wonder whether Christians should ever take alcoholic beverages, nevertheless many Christians undoubtedly continued to drink alcohol, though strictly in.

wine at the wedding feast in Cana, and so assume that it must be all right to drink it. But, as you will clearly see, Jesus could n ot have made or drank such a substance. According to Proverbskings are not to drink _____, and princes are not to drink _____ Size: KB.

The Holman Bible dictionary says, wine was also used as a medicine and disinfectant. Geisler goes on to say, “Therefore, Christians ought not to drink wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages for they are actually strong drink forbidden in Scripture.

Even ancient. When the Nazirite Can Drink Wine: In the book of Numbers God distinguishes between grape juice and wine.

A worshipper would show a special dedication to God for a time by taking the vow of the Nazirite, when "he shall separate himself from wine neither shall he drink any grape juice" (Num. Presumably then, alcohol could be sin, but it may not be.

Jesus made wine for the marriage at Cana (John –11). And I presume he made it because he expected people to drink it, and he didn’t want to participate in their sin. Paul told Timothy to drink it medicinally (1 Timothy ).

The church leaders are not to be enslaved to it, which. The Christian and Wine. Though wine is not absolutely forbidden, the Bible warns against the disastrous consequences of its abuse and drunkenness.

Alcohol has been the cause of sickness, sorrow, shame and death for so many people. It is therefore not surprising that many Christians choose to abstain from drinking any wine or alcohol altogether.

Oh Sarah. You have managed to think on your own, and before long you will have any number of questions about religion. This is one of the bizarre, crackpot, corners of religion.

Obviously Jesus drank and enjoyed wine. Obviously pretty much all of. Ziba gave a bottle of wine to King David for the purpose of healing the sick. You’ll discover this in the book of 2Samuel chapter 16 and verses 2 “ So Ziba said, ’’The donkeys are for the king’s household to ride on, the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine for those who are faint in the wilderness to drink.

D.L. Mayfield is an Evangelical who used to drink alcohol from time to time, until she and her husband moved into a housing project where many. It is a good thing not to drink wine, or do anything that makes your brother or sister stumble” (read Romans ).

For if a Christian’s casual drinking contributes to someone falling into alcoholism, that is a very serious matter indeed. Wine as a Symbol of Fellowship and Celebration.

As the traditional table drink at the time, wine was a symbol of fellowship, which is part of what the Lord’s Supper represents for us.

Wine is also a symbol of celebration, as in Deuteronomy and Joel above.Bible Verses about Drinking Wine. Ephesians ESV / helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink, lest they drink and forget what has been decreed and pervert the rights of.We’re studying the book of Ephesians and having a wonderful time in doing it, and as we’ve come to the 5th chapter and the 18th verse in our study of the worthy walk of the believer, we have stopped.