Wine in the Bible, Num 6: 3-4

Wine in the Bible Num. 6: 3-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible, the word “wine” is usually a reference to fermented grape juice. And generally the word is used in connection with something negative, like drunkenness and fornication.  But the word “juice” is only used one time, in...

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Don’t be Mocked or Deceived

Don’t be Mocked or Deceived Proverbs 20:1 & Proverbs 23:29-35 In Proverbs 20:1 we see wine is a mocker and strong drink is raging. We are also told not to be deceived by either one of them. In Proverbs 23:29-35 we are shown the consequences of those who tarry long...

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Wine, Oil and Bread Ps 104:15

Wine Oil Bread Ps. 104: 13-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Ps 104:15 we see that God brings forth out of the earth wine, oil and bread.  Wine makes your heart glad, oil makes your face shine and bread strengthens your heart.  These three things also typify spiritual objects which are...

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Deacons 1 Tim. 3:8-13

Deacons 1 Tim. 3: 8-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO After Paul wrote about the qualities of pastors, he gave Timothy a list of qualities for deacons.  Since deacons are an extension of the pastor’s ministry [Acts 6:1-7], it follows that their qualities should be very similar to that of pastors.  That’s...

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Drinking Wine Matt.26:29

Drinking Wine Matt.26:29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Based on what you believe Jesus did with wine, is it Biblical for Christians to drink alcohol?  First we’ll look at the Last Supper.  In not one of the gospels recording this event is there any mention of “wine.”  Just examine the texts:...

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Wine and Women Prov. 31:2-7

Wine & Women Prov. 31: 2-7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO According to Prov 31:2-7, wine and women have been the ruin of men. Women will ruin a man – if his wife is not from the Lord [a prudent wife is from the Lord, Prov 19:14] she can tear a man...

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Be Not Deceived

Be Not Deceived Gen.3:1-6                 Eve was deceived or beguiled in the Garden of Eden, [3:13] and [1Tim.2:13-14]. She never saw the bad, she only saw the good. Sin always presents its self as good. Sin feels good, looks good, taste good, sounds good, and smells good. It will deceive you...

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He Manifested His Glory, Jn 2:1-11

He Manifested His Glory John 2:1-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This text concerns a miracle involving wine. It commonly presents problems for the reader because it requires cross referencing of scripture with scripture to find out exactly what it was that Jesus Christ made. It is set up so that sinners...

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