Today, possibly because the Word of God is not obeyed and is considered not relevant, many Christians have no conviction about what the Bible says about many things, including the drinking of alcohol.
Much is said in the Bible about the dangers and effects that alcohol will have on one and his Christian testimony. Indulgence in alcohol is never recommended in God’s Word. Its use is usually negatively spoken about. Here are some reasons why a Christian should avoid alcoholic beverages: Alcohol is dangerous. Even wine is likened to a poison that will ruin one’s life! “Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright [fermenting]. 32 At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.” Pro. 23:31-32Alcohol should not be drunk by a wise person. “Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.” Prov. 20:1 Wine’s influence will make one mock, or deride, others. Strong drink wi…
Daily Devotional in I Corinthians 7:
In this chapter, Paul gave those in the Corinthian church some marital advice. In verse 13-20 the preacher addressed one problem that had most likely been asked him: What should one do if one is married to an unsaved person. His wisdom was to stay together, if the other person was willing to.
It must be one of the most difficult situations, when one is married to an unsaved person. The Bible advises a Christian to never marry an unsaved person to begin with (II Cor. 6:14), but it does occur. Perhaps a person did not know about what God had said about it; they thought the person would get saved or they could change them; or they may have gotten saved after the vows were said. No matter how the situation occurred, many have found themselves in the situation where one spouse is not saved.
Paul’s advice was not to separate. His advice was, if the mate was pleased to stay, to let them stay (vss. 12-14). Such a situation is most difficult as goals, think…
Question of week - Why do we use the KJV Bible? What verse in Matthew is missing from the NIV? John 3:16King James Version (KJV)16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.