Should a Christian drink alcoholic beverages? Christians are divided on the subject. Some Christians, known as prohibitionists, believe that drinking alcoholic beverages is morally wrong. Another group, known as abstentionists, believe that abstaining from use of alcoholic beverages is the wise and loving position. A final group, called the moderationists, believe that drinking alcoholic beverages is acceptable provided they are not abused to the point of drunkenness. All Christians agree that drunkenness is a sin.
Which view is correct?
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Chances are very good that you have personally felt some pain already from this economic slump. Is there a silver lining in the economic cloud hanging in the sky over us? I believe so.
The good news of a bad economy is…
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Could THIS be the best $29 you spend this Christmas?
Boys are definitely hard-wired to be competitive. This morning I overheard our six-year old son say, “Momma, if we have another baby boy, it will be 4-3, but right now it’s tied up!”
ps – No, we are not pregnant.
Ok, I’m not sure this qualifies as contributing to your spiritual growth, but a “merry heart” is a good thing (Prov. 15.13):
God taught me a big lesson about myself through little league. A couple of years ago, when my 4-year-old son was playing soccer, it didn’t take long for us to encounter a real, live, in the flesh, over-the-top father. READ MORE…
We’re starting what I anticipate to be an incredible journey through the Gospel of John. If you open a Bible to the start of this book, you will most likely see the words, “The Gospel of John” at the top of the first page. Gospel means “Good News.” For years, I had heard that the four gospels had these titles added much later, but there has been some recent research arguing strongly that the titles were added rather quickly after the Gospels were being circulated. John is the Author. Not John the Baptist, but one of the 12 disciples. He was the brother of James, the son of Zebedee, and a nephew of Mary the Mother of Jesus, making him and his brother first cousins of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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