15 Bible Verses About Drinking Alcohol

There are many opinions among believers related to drinking alcohol but we must look at Bible verses to get a clear perspective on it.

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The word of God says that we should not fill ourselves with alcohol but with the word and the spirit of God.

Drinking alcohol leads you to drunkenness which is a sin before God. When you are drunk, you find yourself doing things that you wouldn’t have done when sober.

Jesus Christ himself drank wine on occasions, but He didn’t allow himself to be drunken. We should be sober in the Lord, not be drunken with alcohol.

Here are 15 Bible verses about drinking alcohol:

1 Corinthians 6:10

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Isaiah 5:22

Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

Ecclesiastes 10:17

Blessed art thou, O land when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which is on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!

Leviticus 10:9

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations:

Galatians 5:21

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Timothy 5:23

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thin often infirmities.

Proverbs 21:17

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Isaiah 5:11

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Judges 13:7

But he said unto me, Behold, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing: for the child shall be a Nazarite to God from the womb to the day of his death.

Joel 1:5

Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they are in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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