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Wine

Is it a sin for a Christian to drink wine?

The bible condemns drinking, but some bible translations are not much clearer on drinking alcohol. It’s ok or not ok depending on the bible translation you go with. Some say avoid drunkenness, others say don’t get drunk and others say do not partake of. Here are a few examples; “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” Ephesians 5:18 KJV “And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit.” Ephesians 5:18 ASV “Do not get drunk with wine, for that is wickedness (corruption, stupidity), but be filled with the [Holy] Spirit and constantly guided by Him.” Ephesians 5:18 AMP “And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit.” Ephesians 5:18 ESV I said above the bible condemns drinking, and all translations agree on its effects, e.g., drunkenness (Proverbs 23:29-35). …

LC Muzembi

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