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Articles & Video With Regard To The Topic Of "Wine" & Alcohol

 

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The Truth About Drinking

 

Articles by Gary Summers

  1. "Arguments Against Drinking" (Part 1)

  2. "Arguments Against Drinking" (Part 2)

  3. "Arguments For Drinking"

  4. I'll Try Anything Once (10/5/97)

  5. "What Does It Mean To Be A Christian" (06/16/02)

  6. Hollow Men (07/14/02)

  7. RUMSPRINGA And A-MAYING (01/19/03)

  8. Theology On Tap (03/02/03)

  9. Anti-Smoking Nazis (1/4/98)

  10. "The Religion Page: Anything But The Truth" (02/24/02)

  11. The Moderates' Hall Of Fame

  12. The Poverty Of Values

  13. Perversion Of The Scriptures For Perversion's Sake

  14. DUI (Dying Under The Influence)

Audio of the Best Sermon I Have Ever Heard On Alcohol (GKR).
Was Jesus A Drinking Man? (Did Jesus make intoxicating wine in John 2?)
Audio format - wma

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Water Into Wine (Part 1)

And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, 'They have no wine.' Jesus said to her, 'Woman, what does your concern have to do with Me?

Water Into Wine (Part 2)

Jesus, His mother, and His disciples were all present at a wedding feast in Cana and the host ran out of wine. Mary was hopeful that Jesus would remedy the ...

Water Into Wine (Part 3)

Our Lord turned water into wine--and not just any kind of wine--the best wine. In our modern society, the best wine is considered to be that which has the ...
 

The Lord’s Supper

Regarding the cup, it should be observed that the word "wine" is nowhere used in the gospel accounts regarding the institution of the Lord's Supper. ...

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Articles at Apologetics Press

 

Elders, Deacons, Timothy, and Wine
Paul’s instructions pertaining to the qualifications of elders and deacons have created misunderstanding regarding the use of alcoholic beverages. Elders are

 

Articles at House to House, Heart to Heart

 

A Church Van and a Beer Truck
THERE IS A DIFFERENCE IN MESSAGE. On the back of the beer truck there was an advertisement for "Miller Beer" and the words "Miller Brewing Company." On the back of the church van there were the words "The churches of Christ greet you" (Rm. 16: 16). One is a message leading to damnation, the other ...

 

I've Got Friends in Low Places
Garth Brooks' song has ascended, descended, come and gone, and been forgotten. People all over America sang along with him for awhile as he glorified the camaraderie of drinking buddies and the bravado of a scorned lover getting even with his ex. Not exactly sermon material. But then again, he may be on to something. I do have friends in low places. ...

Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?
Does the book of Proverbs recommend strong drink for those who are depressed? Please explain Proverbs 31:6,7. ...

Articles by Wayne Jackson,  www.ChristianCourier.com

Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?
Does the Bible recommend that the use of alcoholic beverages can be of assistance in fighting depression? Some have misinterpreted Proverbs 31 to this end.

Was the "Fruit of the Vine" Fermented?
What should be the nature of the “fruit of the vine” used during the Lord’s supper?

Exploiting Human Weakness: A Look at Vice Taxation
Christians need to oppose wrong-doing on the basis of principle, rather than capitulating to compromising crumbs thrown to us from the tables of politicians.

What About Moderate Social Drinking?
This article responds to a number of arguments which attempt to defend the practice of social drinking.

Sam Morris on Rum and Eternal Ruin
A Baptist journal recently published an article by the late Sam Morris on the ravages of rum. But how does the article compare with another composition by Morris, which asserts that no sin will condemn the Christian’s soul?

Coping with Problems
The Bible provides answers to many of our problems.

Did Paul Sanction Social Drinking?
Why did Paul instruct Timothy to use wine with his water. Does this sanction the social consumption of modern beverage alcohol?

Looking for God in All the Wrong Places
Have you ever heard of a “Christian Bar”? Jason Jackson considers the ethics of an “anything-goes” approach to evangelism.

New Gambling Studies Highlight Age-Old Problem
A recent study reveals the destruction caused by gambling.

O, Absalom, My Son, My Son!"
The tragic story of King David’s infamous son, Absalom, conveys many valuable lessons.

The Land Where God Is Not
The lessons learned from the Parable of the Prodigal Son – concerning the consequences of estrangement from God, and those qualities necessary for restoration, are treasures indeed.

John Kitto's Beautiful Tribute to "Woman"
John Kitto was a remarkable Bible scholar of the 1800’s. His essay on “Woman,” penned in 1850, is a delightful composition in tribute to one of God’s finest creations.

What About Social Drinking and the Old Testament?
Does the Old Testament provide precedent for “social” drinking today?

What Are Transubstantiation and Consubstantiation?
What is the difference between the doctrines of “transubstantiation” and “consubstantiation”?

Can a Christian Ever Be Lost?
Can a Christian ever fall from grace and finally be lost? Many allege that such cannot happen. In this article, Wayne Jackson reviews an argument offered by popular Baptist preacher, Charles Stanley.

What About Alcoholics Anonymous?
What is your opinion of Christians who attend AA [Alcoholics Anonymous] meetings or treatment centers to stop drinking?

Christianity Today_ Editor Just Doesn't Understand
An associate editor of ChristianityToday.com has severely criticized the teaching methods of Jesus. In doing so, he has reflected upon himself far more than he has the Lord.

Meet Ted Turner--Thanks, I'd Rather Not!
A profile of millionaire and humanist, Ted Turner.

The Devastating Effects of Divorce
The marriage principles found in the Bible have a purpose – they are designed for our benefit.

DISgrace Institute: A Religious Disconnect
When it comes to religion, some folks have a real “disconnect.” By that I mean they are strong in arguing for a particular doctrinal platform, but they see no relationship between their theological peculiarities and their conduct of life.

Do the Scriptures Authorize Multiple Cups?
Why do so many churches use a plurality of “cups” in administering the Lord’s supper, when the Scriptures appear to authorize just one, “a cup”?

Are Multiple "Containers" Prohibited in the Distribution of the Lord's Supper?
Are multiple cups (containers) prohibited in the distribution of the “fruit of the vine” during the Lord’s day communion service? Some sincere folks so contend, but what does the evidence actually indicate? Study this question with us.

Hard Sayings in the Bible
How does one account for some of those “hard sayings” in the Scriptures?

A Response to a "Lutheran Pastor"
The belief that mankind is born with sin is without scriptural or logical foundation. Yet the teaching is quite common among denominationalists. The Lord’s church has been attacked for not upholding this ridiculous dogma.

Jehovah's Witnesses and Blood Transfusions
Are blood transfusions a violation of God’s law? The “Jehovah’s Witnesses” claim they are. Many cases can be documented that demonstrate that the “Witnesses” have allowed family members to die, rather than save their lives with blood transfusions. Read this article regarding this controversial issue.

The Last Supper
Poignant words concisely spoken are echoed in worship assemblies every Lord’s Day. In remembrance of him, Christians recall the words of Jesus, “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many unto remission of sins” (Matt. 26:28). Let’s consider this wonderful declaration.

The Crimson Flow
It is not difficult to see how vital it is to understand the role of Jesus’ blood in God’s redemptive plan.

Is "Freemasonry" a Religious Institution?
The Masonic Lodge has been a popular society for numerous generations. Some claim that it is merely a harmless fraternal organization that does good deeds. Others allege that Masonry is a religious organism that is subversive of the Christian faith. Where does the actual evidence lie? This month’s Feature article addresses this issue.

Herodotus and the Bible
This article shows how the histories of Herodotus confirm the reliability of the Bible.

Identifying the Church of the New Testament
Is it possible to rediscover the church of the New Testament in today’s world? Many sincere people have never considered this possibility. It is a thrilling thought. In a recent address, Wayne Jackson spoke of this matter.

The Controversy Regarding Christian "Fellowship"
The issue of Christian “fellowship” is not a subject that is always easy to understand. There are, therefore, extremes to both the “left” and “right” on this controversial theme. Explore this topic with us in our November Feature article.

A Study of Samson: Faith & Folly
Though the case of Samson is at times perplexing, the Hebrew writer included the judge in a list of “heroes of faith.” A consideration of this Old Testament character yields valuable lessons.

Who Was John the Baptist?
This article is an in-depth study of the great forerunner of Christ, John the baptist.

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
This article is an in-depth study of the interesting encounter between Jesus and an unnamed Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well recorded in John chapter 4.

Examining Premillennialism
Premillennialism, the doctrine that Christ will soon return to set up an earthly kingdom for 1000 years, is a popular idea these days. In this month’s Feature, Wayne Jackson examines this theory.

House to House, Heart to Heart

A Church Van and a Beer Truck

Does the Bible Recommend Drinking Alcoholic Beverages?

Get Drunk and Be Somebody

Bible Questions on Moral issues:

Are there ethical concerns with human cloning?

Can a Christian support the death penalty?

Do you believe the Ten Commandments should be displayed in public places?

Does Exodus 21 support the practice of abortion?

Does it really matter to God what I do sexually?

Does the Bible permit capital punishment today?

How can one overcome gambling addiction?

How does fornication relate to marriage and divorce?

I am a Christian and make my living playing music. Is it ok for me to play in bars and nightclubs?

I have long hair, and have enjoyed people talking about my hair-was this wrong? Is it true that a Christian should not wear anything that will attract attention to himself?

If two people have sexual relations, doesn’t this make them husband and wife in God’s eyes?

Is it idolatry to put a person’s picture in the Bible, for example, a political figure?

Is it a sin to dance in church?

Is it wrong to hunt, eat meat, or wear leather/furs?

Is there anything in the Bible about “pulling the plug” on terminally ill patients?

On what grounds should Christians oppose gambling?

Should Christians believe in capital punishment?

Should Christians support a state lottery?

Since you believe drinking alcohol is wrong, aren’t you accusing Jesus of being a sinner?

What does the Bible say about birth control?

What does the Bible say about euthanasia?

What does the Bible say about “hard drugs”?

What does “fornication” mean?

Upon what basis can a Christian oppose social drinking? 

Other Faith Building Resources

Noah's Ark: Come see our sixteen foot scale model of Noah's ark.

Movie Night once per month (call for dates). Subjects like America's Godly Heritage, Creation vs. Evolution, Abortion, and entertaining movies that give God the glory. Free meal and movie (after our Sunday evening worship).

 

 

Other Subjects
by Gary Summers

Christian Evidences

  1. Till LOGIC Do Us Part
  2. ADAM And The PROFESSOR Conversation
  3. IF EVOLUTION OCCURRED: Then ...
  4. NASA & The Latest FAD-LIFE On Mars
  5. The BEST SKEPTICS Have To Offer: Examine Their Inflated Claims
  6. "Historical Evidences"
  7. "Ignorance And Rationality" (Part 1)
  8. IF EVOLUTION OCCURRED
  9. Historical EVIDENCES
  10. The CRUX Of The MATTER: Faulty Assumptions
  11. The ATHEISTS Strike Back: THE BIBLE

High School & College Campuses: What's Being Taught?

  1. "TETELESTAI" (A Review) A Book Passed Out at UCF by Crusades for Christ
  2. TETELESTAI Reply
  3. CREATION VS. EVOLUTION At UCF
  4. WITCHCRAFT DEFENDED; The BIBLE Attacked
  5. Why YOUNG People Need Guidance

Book Reviews & Suggested Readings

  1. A Review Of The NIV: Underlying Texts, Philosophy, Strengths & Weaknesses
  2. Recommended Reading: MORMONISM
  3. Recommended Reading: ROMAN CATHOLICISM
  4. "GISMOS And Popular Religious Leaders":
    Funny Conversation: If a GREEK FROM AD 100 Could Speak.
  5. Recommended Reading: LEGISLATING MORALITY
  6. "What MAX Lucado Says About Max Lucado"
  7. Recommended Reading: CLONING OF THE AMERICAN MIND
  8. A Review Of CAMPBELLISM EXPOSED (Part 1)
  9. Recommended Reading: A PLACE TO STAND
  10. Recommended Reading: ORIGINAL INTENT
  11. Recommended Reading: Piloting The Strait
  12. Recommended Reading: PENTECOSTALISM
  13. Recommended Reading: BLOOD MONEY
  14. Recommended Reading: ROCK-SOLID FAITH: HOW TO SUSTAIN IT (07/07/02)

Political Challenges

  1. POLITICS And MORALITY: Christians Often Fail to Vote.
  2. "The Equality Of Men And Women" (Part 1)
  3. "The Politics Of Sex"
  4. Why Isn't TRUTH POPULAR?
  5. Has EVERYONE GONE WACKO?
  6. GALLOPING TOWARD GOMORRAH
  7. The ABC PHILOSOPHY

Curious Thoughts

  1. FREE-THOUGHT OR NO-THOUGHT?
  2. ANGEL VISITATIONS: Angelosophy has become a popular topic
  3. THE DANGER OF THE WWJD PHILOSOPHY (verses WDJD or WDJT)
  4. HELL--AND HOW IT WILL BE POPULATED (08/11/02)
  5. LIFE IS A BATTLEFIELD: Some of Satan's Tactics.
  6. IS EVERYBODY SAVED? (04/28/04)
  7. REJOICING AND TROUBLING (04/04/04)
  8. DUELING OBITUARIES--THE DIVISIVE CHRIST
  9. WHAT CONSTITUTES MURDER?
  10. THE END OF INNOCENCE
  11. SCRIPTURAL ANSWERS TO "COMMON SENSE" QUESTIONS (PART 1) (05/19/02)
  12. ABIGAIL, A WOMAN OF WISDOM AND LOYALTY
  13. JESUS VERSUS PAUL?
  14. "The Lord's Supper"
  15. IS JESUS COMING VERY SOON?
  16. TOLERANCE, UNDERSTANDING, AND FORGIVENESS

Other Topics

  1. MARY MAGDALENE: Why Is She Such a MEDIA DARLING?
  2. "MORALISTS" AND PORNOGRAPHY
  3. "JESSE" CREATES HIS OWN "VENTURA HIGHWAY"
  4. IS IT A SIN FOR A CHRISTIAN TO MARRY A NON-CHRISTIAN? (09/09/01)
  5. "WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A CHRISTIAN?" (06/16/02)
  6. 29TH FLORIDA SCHOOL OF PREACHING LECTURES (01/11/04)
  7. REVERENCE (03/28/04)
  8. "Divorce: Man's Rejection Of God's Institution"
  9. ANTI-SMOKING NAZIS
  10. ANGEL VISITATIONS
  11. THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH (PART 1)
  12. FOREKNOWLEDGE VERSUS PREDESTINATION
  13. HOW DOCTRINE DISRUPTS UNITY
  14. "WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?"
  15. SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (09/16/01)
  16. DUELING OBITUARIES--THE DIVISIVE CHRIST (06/23/02)
  17. "FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE"--FORNICATION (07/14/02)
  18. THE LUST OF THE FLESH (05/05/02)
  19. "I WUV YOU, I WUV YOU," SAID THE LITTLE BLUE MAN (06/02/02)
  20. "WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A CHRISTIAN?" (06/16/02)

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