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Alcohol, Wine, and the Bible: A Common Sense View

Introduction

There is much controversy in the modern church about the consumption of alcohol and its moral implications. The subject has been covered many times, and it is hardly a new topic. However, I believe the view I present in this article represents a fresh perspective: a direct appeal to your sense of reason. I will cover common arguments on the matter and present my own, carefully avoiding excessive academic detail. Sources are either listed parenthetically or by hyperlinks from relevant material.

My Philosophy Part 1: In the Beginning

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

My Philosophy Prelude: The Disclaimer

I’ve decided to put down my philosophy of life in the written word. However, a few words of explanation must come first. This is the philosophy that I have come to at this point in my life. It may be subject to change as I learn more, experience more, and grow more.

Discipline Enables Choice

Like the classic “Christian Liberty” concept where rules can create freedom, in a more generalized sense, discipline enables freedom of choice in one’s life.