What Does The Bible Say About Alcohol?

What Does The Bible Say About Alcohol?

1-Corinthians_10-31: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God

1-Corinthians_10-31: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God

1). Genesis 9:20-26
Noah became drunk; the result was immorality and family trouble.

2). Genesis 19:30-38
Lot was so drunk he did not know what he was doing; this led to immorality

3). Leviticus 10:9-11
God commanded priests not to drink so that they could tell the difference between the holy and the unholy.

4). Numbers 6:3
The Nazarites were told to eat or drink nothing from the grape vine.

5). Deuteronomy 21:20
A drunken son was stubborn and rebellious.

6). Deuteronomy 29:5-6
God gave no grape juice to Israel nor did they have intoxicating drink in the wilderness.

7). Deuteronomy 32:33
Intoxicating wine is like the poison of serpents, the cruel venom of asps.

8). Judges 13:4, 7, 14
Samson was to be a Nazarite for life. His mother was told not to drink wine or strong drink.

9). 1 Samuel 1:14-15
Accused, Hannah said she drank no wine.

10). 1 Samuel 25:32-38
Nabal died after a drunken spree.

11). 2 Samuel 11:13
By getting Uriah drunk, David hoped to cover his sin.

12). 2 Samuel 13:28-29
Amnon was drunk when he was killed.

13). 1 Kings 16:8-10
The king was drinking himself into drunkenness when he was assassinated

14). 1 Kings 20:12-21
Ben-Hadad and 32 other kings were drinking when they were attacked and defeated by the Israelites.

15). Esther 1:5-12
The king gave each one all the drink he wanted. The king was intoxicated when he commanded the queen to come.

16). Psalm 75:8
The Lord’s anger is pictured as mixed wine poured out and drunk by the wicked.

17). Proverbs 4:17
Alcoholic drink is called the wine of violence.

18). Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging.

19). Proverbs 23:19-20
A wise person will not be among the drinkers of alcoholic beverages.

20). Proverbs 23:21
Drunkenness causes poverty.

21). Proverbs 23:29-30
Drinking causes woe, sorrow, fighting, babbling, and wounds without cause and red eyes.

22). Proverbs 23:31
God instructs not to look at intoxicating drinks.

23). Proverbs 23:32
Alcoholic drinks bite like a serpent, sting like an adder.

24). Proverbs 23:33
Alcohol causes the drinker to have strange and adulterous thoughts, produces willfulness, and prevents reformation.

25). Proverbs 23:34
Alcohol makes the drinker unstable

26). Proverbs 23:35
Alcohol makes the drinker insensitive to pain so he does not perceive it as a warning. Alcohol is habit forming.

27). Proverb 31:4-5
Kings, Princes, and others who rule and judge must not drink alcohol. Alcohol perverts good judgment.

28). Proverbs 31:6-7
Strong drink could be given to those about to perish or those in pain. Better anesthetics are available today.

29). Ecclesiastes 2:3
The king tried everything, including intoxicating drink, to see if it satisfied. It did not. (Ecclesiastes 12:8)

30). Ecclesiastes 10:17
A land is blessed when its leaders do not drink.

31). Isaiah 5:11-12
Woe to those who get up early to drink and stay up late at night to get drunk.

32). Isaiah 5:22
Woe to “champion” drinkers and “experts” at mixing drinks.

33). Isaiah 19:14
Drunken men stagger in their vomit.

34). Isaiah 22:12-13
The Israelites choose to drink; their future looks hopeless to them.

35). Isaiah 24:9
Drinkers cannot escape the consequences when God judges.

36). Isaiah 28:1
God pronounces woe on the drunkards of Ephraim.

37). Isaiah 28:3
Proud drunkards shall be trodden down.

38). Isaiah 28:7
Priests and prophets stagger and reel from beer and wine, err in vision, and stumble in judgment.

39). Isaiah 28:8
Drinkers’ tables are covered with vomit and filth.

40). Isaiah 56:9-12
Drinkers seek their own gain and expect tomorrow to be just like today.

41). Jeremiah 35:2-14
The Rechabites drank no grape juice or intoxicating wine and were blessed.

42). Ezekiel 44:21
Again God instructed the priests not to drink wine.

43). Daniel 1:5-17
Daniel refused the king’s intoxicating wine and was blessed for it along with his abstaining friends.

44). Daniel 5:1
Belshazzar, ruler of Babylon; led his people in drinking.

45). Daniel 5:2-3
The king, along with his nobles, wives, and concubines, drank from the goblets which had been taken from God’s temple.

46). Daniel 5:4
Drinking wine was combined with praising false gods.

47). Daniel 5:23
God sent word to Belshazzar that punishment would be swift for the evil he had committed.

48). Hosea 4:11
Intoxicating wine takes away intelligence.

49). Hosea 7:5
God reproves princes for drinking.

50). Joel 1:5
Drunkards awake to see God’s judgment.

51). Joel 3:3
The enemy is judged for selling girls for wine.

52). Amos 2:8
Unrighteous acts of Israel included the drinking of wine which had been taken for the payment of fines.

53). Amos 2:12
Israel is condemned for forcing Nazarites to drink wine.

54). Micah 2:11
Israelites are eager to follow false teachers who prophesy plenty of intoxicating drinks.

55). Nahum 1:10
The drunkards of Nineveh will be destroyed by God.

56). Habakkuk 2:5
A man is betrayed by wine.

57). Habakkuk 2:15
Woe to him that gives his neighbour drink.

58). Habakkuk 2:16
Drinking leads to shame.

59). Matthew 24:48-51
A drinking servant is unprepared for his Lord’s return.

60). Luke 1:15
John the Baptist drank neither grape juice nor wine.

61). Luke 12:45
Christ warned against drunkenness.

62). Luke 21:34
Drunkenness will cause a person not to be ready for the Lord’s return.

63). Romans 13:13
Do not walk in drunkenness or immorality.

64). Romans 14:21
Do not do anything that will hurt your testimony as a believer.

65). 1 Corinthians 5:11
If a Christian brother is a drinker, do not associate with him.

66). 1 Corinthians 6:10
Drunkards will not inherit the kingdom of God

67). Galatians 5:21
Acts of the sinful nature, such as drunkenness, will prohibit a person from inheriting the kingdom of God.

68). Ephesians 5:18
In contrast to being drunk with wine, the believer is to be filled with the Spirit.

69). 1 Thessalonians 5:6-7
Christians are to be alert and self-controlled, belonging to the day. Drunkards belong to the night and darkness.

70). 1 Timothy 3:2-3
Bishops (elders) are to be temperate, sober, and not near any wine.

71). 1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons are to be worthy of respect and not drinkers.

72). 1 Timothy 3:11
Deacons’ wives are to be temperate and sober.

73). Titus 1:7-8
An overseer is to be disciplined.

74). Titus 2:2-3
The older men and older women of the church are to be temperate and not addicted to wine.

75). 1 Peter 4:3-4
The past life of drunkenness and carousing has no place in the Christian’s life.

No Drunkard Shall Inherit The Kingdom Of God 1 COR 6:10.
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