Two Questions for Today: (1) Should a Christian abstain from drinking alcohol? (2) Should total abstinence be required for membership? There are instances in the Bible where wine is shown to be a ________________________. While the Bible _____________________________ the use of alcohol, it has much to say ________________________.
How can I keep a good conscience? Bring your heart into ________________________ to _____________________, and obey it. When you fail, turn to ________________________, and have your ______________________________.
1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1 23 “All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. 24 Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.25 Eat whatever is sold in the meat market without raising any question on the ground of conscience. 26 For “the earth is the […]
1 Corinthians 8 8:1 Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. 2 If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 3 But if anyone loves God, he is known by God. 4 Therefore, as to the eating […]
1 Corinthians 4:1-5 1 This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. 2 Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy.3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do […]