WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT WINE.

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WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT WINE.

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WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT WINE

1. Gen 9:20-26 - The first drunkenness and the attendant immoral behaviour.
2. Gen 19:30-38 - Drinking results in Lot’s debauchery of his own daughters.
3. Gen 27:25 - Isaac was drinking when he mistakenly blessed Jacob.
4. Lev 10:9 - An express command not to drink.
5. Num 6:3 - The Vow of the Nazarite.
6. Deut 21:20 - Drinking leads to stubbornness, rebellion, and gluttony and brings dishonour to parents.
7. Deut 29:2-6 - Abstinence assures a closer walk with God. (cf. 1Cor 4:6,7.)
8. Judges 13;4,7,14 - Samson’s mother, an example of all womanhood, was commanded not to drink. Was alcohol recognised even then as a protoplasmic poison, injuring posterity?
9. 1 Sam 1:14-15 - Hannah, an example of honoured motherhood, refrained from drinking wine.
10. 1 Sam 25:32-38 - Mahal, a rich but churlish man who opposed David, died after a drunken spree. He had already lost his wife’s respect.
11. 2 Sam 11:13 - By having Uriah plied with strong drink, David attempted to cover his own sin.
12. 2 Sam 13:28 - 29 - Ammon, in a drunken brawl, was murdered by his brother, Absalom.
13. 1 Kings 16:8-10 - While a king was “drinking himself drunk” in his own home, one of his captains conspired against him and slew him.
14. 1 Kings 20:12-21 - Drink and war. While Ben Hadad and 32 other kings were drinking in their pavilions, a small band of Israel’s men fell upon the Syrians and put them to flight.
15. Esther 1:5-22 Drink wrecks homes and separates man and wife. At a week’s feast of food and wine, King Ahasuerus drunkenly tried to subject his queen to the beastly gaze of inebriated nobles, causing separation of the royal husband and wife.
16. Job 1:18-19 - The children of Job were feasting and drinking when blown away in a cyclone.
17. Prov 4:17 - Violence results from drinking.
18. Prov 20:1 - No wise man will indulge.
19. Prov 21:17 - He that loveth wine is not, rich.
20. Prov 23:21 - Drinking leads to poverty.
21. Prov 23:29-30 - Strong drink produces sorrow, contentions, wounds without cause, babblings, redness of eyes.
22. Prov 23:31 - Do not be tempted by intoxicants.
23. Prov 23:32 - God’s Word warns that liquor eventually harms all who drink.
24. Prov 23:33 - It fills men'’s minds with adulterous and impure thoughts.
25. Prov 23:33 - It produces wilfulness and prevents reformation.
26. Prov 23:34 - It brings on insecurity.
27. Prov 23:35 - Insensibility follows drinking, rendering a man as a clod.
28. Prov 23:35 - Habit forming. One drink calls for another.
29. Prov 31:4-5 - Kings and all other rulers or officials with the weight of human lives in their control should not indulge.
30. Prov 31:6-7 - The only sanction for the use of strong drink was as a medicine or anaesthetic for those about to die. We know better medicines and anaesthetics than whisky, wine or beer.
31. Eccl 2:3;12:8 - The writer tried strong drink, but in the end was forced to admit that it too is vanity.
32. Eccl 10:17 - Blessings are promised to the temperate and abstaining nation.
33. Isa 5:11-12 - Woe to the drunkards.
34. Isa 5:22 - More woes to them who drink.
35. Isa 22:13 - Drinking and carnality go together. Leaves men hopeless.
36. Isa 24:9 - Drink is bitter to them that drink it.
37. Isa 28:1 - Woe to the drunkards of Ephraim.
38. Isa 28:3 - The pride of drunkards will be trodden down.
39. Isa 28:7 - Prophets and priests erred through drink.
40. Isa 28:7 - Those who drink are set aside as useless.
41. Isa 28:7 - Prophets and priests finally swallowed up by drink.
42. Isa 28:7 - Drinking brings on spiritual blindness.
43. Isa 56:9-12 - Rebuke to drinking church members, His watchmen.
44. Jer 35:5,6,8,14 - Total abstinence of the Rechabites cited as an example of obedience on the part of God’s people.
45. Ezek 44:21 - Priests are not to drink wine.
46. Dan 1:5,8,16;10:3 - God honoured Daniel because he abstained from the king’s wine. Daniel the man, was true to the home training he had received as a boy.
47. Dan 5:1 - Belshazzar exhibited as an example of a leader who drank and taught his people to drink.
48. Dan 5:2,23 - A nation who women drink.
49. Dan 5:5-9,25-28 - Ruin and downfall for nations whose rulers and leaders cause them to drink.
50. Dan 5:3 - Belshazzar’s sacrilege in using sacred temple vessels for liquor.
51. Hos 3:1 - Part of degradations of Hosea’s wife induced by drink (KJV).
52. Hos 4:11 Strong drink and immorality go hand in hand.
53. Hos 7:5 - King and people reproved because of drinking.
54. Joel 1:5 - Drunkards to awake from their drinking
55. Joel 3:3 - Young virtue sold for the price of drink.
56. Amos 2:8 - Wine of the condemned.
57. Amos 2:12 Pollution of the innocent.
58. Amos 4:1 - Dissolute women, oppressors of the poor, call for their liquor.
59. Amos 6:6 - Drinkers not concerned about God nor the welfare of others.
60. Nah 1:10 - Drunkards to be destroyed.
61. Hab 2:5 - Arrogance inflamed by drink.
62. Hab 2:15 Wrong to give one’s neighbour drink. Social drinking.
63. Hab 2:16 - Drink, leads to shame and humiliation.
64. MATT 24:48-51 - Drunkards warned about the return of Christ and His judgement.
65. Luke 1:15 - Greatness of John the Baptist linked with his total abstinence.
66. Luke 12:45 - Christ warns against being enmeshed in drink evils.
67. Luke 21:34 Warning against drunkenness and the cares of this life which follow, keeping one occupied to the exclusion of the Spirit.
68. Rom 13:13 - All are admonished to walk honestly, not in rioting and drunkenness. It is not honest to be less than men, created in the image of God.
69. Rom 14:21 - Drinking causes a brother to stumble. Importance of example.
70. 1 Cor 6:10 - No drunkard shall inherit the kingdom of God. (Therefore the preaching of the Gospel must include alcohol education.)
71. 1 Cor 11:25 - The Lord’s Supper no place for wine. Word ‘wine’ not even used. Instead, all accounts say “the cup” or “fruit of the vine.”
72. Gal 5:21 - Revellers in drunkenness shall not Inherit the Kingdom of God.
73. Eph 5:18 - Direct command that exhilaration shall be of the Spirit and not by wine.
74. 1 Thess 5:7 - sobriety enjoined upon the Thessalonians. Children of light must not be overcome by darkness.
75. 1 Tim 3:3,8,11,12 - Church officers must not drink neither should their families.

Based on a Compilation by W.ALBERT SMITH Pastor First Baptist Church, Sheffield, Alabama - Quoted in “Sipping Saints” by David Wilkerson.

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