Ephesians 5:15-18a Don’t Drink CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO
Christians are not to drink alcohol. There’s a contrast here between being drunk with wine and being filled with the Spirit. Tells you plainly, “Be not drunk…” I can tell you Paul’s right. Booze is not for Christians. The excess is IN the wine, not in how much you consume.
- Prov 20:1 compare Eph 5:17
- Prov 23:29-35 compare Eph 5:15
- Prov 31:4-7 compare Rev 5:10; Lev 10:9; I Cor 3:16-17
- Rom14:21 – stumbling block
- I Ki 20:17 with Eph 5:16
- You can’t fulfill, Eph 5:15-17