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Christians, Alcohol, and the Bible

Emotions run high on this issue. As with all matters of Christian living, the foremost question is, “What does the Bible teach?”

Should Christians Drink Alcohol?

Janet and I have chosen total abstinence for three reasons, but I readily admit that total abstinence is not the consistent teaching of Scripture.

Why So Many Christians Are Relaxing Over Alcoholic Drinks

If you grew up in U.S. evangelicalism, especially in the south, there’s a good chance you grew up hearing about the evils of alcohol.

  • Debbie Holloway |
  • November 19, 2013 |
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Is it Wrong for a Christian to Have a Drink of Alcohol?

This is not just an American issue but I live here so I will talk about what I know.

Concerning Alcoholic Beverages

In 2006, the SBC approved a resolution which not only expressed opposition to church members drinking alcohol, but also stipulated that no one who does so may be elected to serve within the denomination. Seminary president Paige Patterson supports the stand with a look at Scripture's warnings about strong drink.

  • Paige Patterson |
  • November 16, 2013 |
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Did Jesus Drink Alcohol? Can Christians Drink?
Did Jesus Drink Alcohol? Can Christians Drink?

Pastor Eric Raymond lays out the Bible's position on alcoholic beverages. For more information about Eric Redmond, visit: ericredmond.wordpress.com. For more information about Christianity, visit: www.christianity.com

  • Christianity.com via GodTube.com |
  • November 16, 2013 |
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Should Christians Drink Alcohol?

Drinking is a controversial topic, but the Bible contains some principles to keep in mind.

Did Jesus Drink Alcohol?
Did Jesus Drink Alcohol?

Almost always where alcohol use has been a problem in the past, Christians teach against alcohol. But what does the Bible teach?

Can Christians Drink Alcohol?
Can Christians Drink Alcohol?

Christians often divide over the issue of drinking alcohol, but this is a recent issue, not a historical one.

Many Parents Believe That Letting Kids Taste Alcohol Discourages Later Use

One in four mothers (mistakenly) believe that letting young children taste alcohol may discourage them from drinking in adolescence.

Mixing God & Beer

  • Arlington Connection |
  • November 14, 2013 |
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Myths and Facts about Alcohol Consumption

There are several myths about alcohol consumption that contribute to some parents and teens having a false sense of security about drinking.

  • Stephen Arterburn and Jim Burns |
  • November 14, 2013 |
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Teaching Teens to Avoid Alcohol

Alcohol abuse among teens is becoming an enormous problem in America.

Loving God in the Pub

I love England. I love the history. I love the English accent. And lest there be any doubt, I love the pubs.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 12, 2013 |
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Marijuana: No Worse Than Alcohol?

One of the challenges in approaching any complicated topic is to deal with each particular slice of the discussion on its own merits. Instead, we usually try to handle the whole pie all at once, which usually leads to handling each bit quite poorly.

Protecting my Teens From a Drinking Life

How do you protect your children from an ex-spouse's drinking problem while still encouraging love and respect?

  • Anonymous Crosswalk.com Contributor |
  • November 11, 2013 |
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Drink, Drank, Drunk: God’s Guidance on Alcohol

My disdain for alcohol has been fueled by a combination of factors including a semi-fundamentalist childhood, teetotaling parents and a family history of alcoholism. On the flip side, I've had to temper my anger by embracing the corrective insights of God's revelation on the matter. I've been forced to realize that alcohol isn't the problem.

When God Says To Get Drunk

Solomon asks, “Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with a forbidden woman and embrace the bosom of an adulteress?” We are called (commanded even) to a different kind of intoxication.

Alcohol and Your Teen

If you can get your children through their teen years drug free, their lives are almost guaranteed to be free from chemical abuse.

  • Stephen Arterburn & Jim Burns |
  • November 06, 2013 |
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