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Marijuana & Wine: Would you share insights into the uses of marijuana and wine in light of the Bible? [Psalm 31:6, Ephesians 5:18, I Timothy 5:23].

Wine and Other Alcohol: My sister, who is diabetic, would like to drink alternate alcohol, rather than wine, and wonders if it is a sin.
Daniel 11 & the Antichrist: Could you explain Daniel 11:36-38? [Daniel 11:36-38]. Antiochus Ep, Herods, Rome, 70 weeks

Drug Spiked Wine in the Bible: Do you have any information regarding drinking drug spiked wine in the Bible, while being at the devil's table ? [I Corinthians 10:21].

Drugs, Occult, & Old Testament Prohibition: Where would I find Old Testament Law about prohibiting drugs and occult potions? [Galatians 5:20, Deuteronomy18:10, Hosea 4:11, Proverbs 4:23, Matthew 15:18].
Meanings of Words in Old Testament Opposed to Modern Meanings (Pharmacia/ Pharmacy): Do you agree with D.A. Carson, in his book, "Exegetical Fallacies", that there is misinterpretation of some words as they are used in the Old Testament and how they are used today?

Christians Drinking Alcohol: What do you think about a believer drinking alcohol?

Wine at the Last Supper: I disagree with your position that wine was served at the last supper?
Wine in the Millennial Kingdom: Can you imagine wine being served in the millennial kingdom and the saints being drunk?

Parables-Bridegroom, Wineskins, Patches: Could you clarify Jesus' answer as to why the disciples don't fast like the Pharisees do, in the parables about the bridegroom, wineskins, and patches? [Matthew 9:14-17, John 3].
Questions Answered by Email: Do you answer questions by email?

Wine for Healing: For what ailment is wine good? [Acts 18:18].

Wine & Alcohol: Caller comments on his tendency toward addictions to explain why he thinks Christians should not drink. Why do you think Jesus made alcoholic wine, rather than grape juice?

Drinking Alcohol: What is the application of the verse in Leviticus when the priests were instructed not to drink if they were going to approach God? And should we abstain as a preemptive precaution? [Leviticus 10, Luke 10:34, I Timothy 5:23].

Drinking Alcohol: Is it a sin to drink alcohol? [Matthew 11:18-19, I Corinthians 11:21, Ephesians 5:18].

Drinking Alcohol: Did they drink real wine in the Bible? Should we serve wine now? [I Timothy 5:23, I Corinthians 11:21, Ephesians 5:20-24].

Wine: Was the wine really alcoholic, or was it grape juice?

Wedding Wine Miracle: When Mary told Jesus about running out of wine at the wedding, why did He address her the way he did and what did Jesus mean by "my hour is not yet come." Why did He ultimately end up performing the miracle? [John 2].
Praying to Mary: What about praying to Mary?

John Bevere: Have you (Steve) ever heard of John Bevere?
Alcohol: Is drinking alcohol sinning? Being drunk?

Jesus & taking Vinegar on the Cross: Is vinegar considered wine?
Amillennialism: When Jesus said that some standing there in that generation would not taste death until all these things happened be a pro-Amillennialism statement? [Matthew 24:34]

Fasting & Wineskins: I am a little confused about references to fasting and general meaning in the passage about the new and old wineskins [Matthew 9:14-17].
Fasting: Is fasting a legalistic thing?

Wine Purifying the Water: Did they know that wine intoxicates back then even though they used it to purify?

Alcohol & the Christian: Is drinking alcohol a sin or is it just being a drunkard that is?
Churches Displaying the Rainbow Flag: What about churches that display the rainbow flag?

Drinking Alcohol: Where do we draw the line of how to drink but knowing drunkenness is against the Bible?

Jesus' first Miracle & Wine: Was Jesus' first miracle the turning water into wine & are Christians allowed to drink alcohol?

Drinking Alcohol: I was reading this passage of Scripture in Proverbs which says, "giving drink to the perishing|". How are we to take that Scripture since drink alcohol is a sin or is it a sin? [Proverbs 31:6-7]

12-Step Program, AA Celebrate Recovery: Caller relates about a person who went to a church that had the 12 step program.

AA Celebrity Recovery: Is AA Celebrity Recovery for the Christian?

A Pastor who Serves Wine at a Bar: What do you think about a pastor who owns & serves wine at a bar? [1 Thessalonians 5:22]

Weak in the Faith: Does Romans 14 go beyond diet, food & holy days? [Romans 14]
People being Dogmatic in Secondary Issues: What about people who are very judgmental in stuff that we each have the liberty to do or not do?

Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wfhat is the proof of being baptized by the Holy Spirit?
Addictions: Can someone who is filled with the Holy Spirit still have trouble trying to overcome addictions?

Drinking Alcohol: Is it wrong to drink alcohol?

Wine or Grape Juice: Was the miracle Jesus performed of turning water into wine, was that only grape juice or real wine? [John 2:1-12]

Allergic to anything Grape: What is a good alternative for taking communion if you are allergic to anything grape?

Fasting & Wine Use: When they were fasting, were they still mixing the wine with water, & what about the people who took the Nazarite vow? Were they exceptions?

Tithing: what do churches make the mistake about saying you have to tithe?
Mary's Knowledge of Jesus' Miracle Capability: Did Mary know about Jesus' ability to turn the water into wine?

Alcoholism: What if somebody died as a drunkard, could they still inherit the Kingdom of God? [1 Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21]

Playing Cards: What is your view about playing cards? (that's the original Q, but Steve talks about Alcohol & Gambling more than the actual playing of cards.)

Salvation Clear, but Complicated: Salvation is clear, what it takes to be saved, what the gospel is, but all this other stuff is so hard to understand, eschatology, Calvinism/Arminianism, whether we can drink alcohol or not.

Alcoholic Consumption: People tell the caller that Jesus only made UN-fermented wine when He did the miracle at the wedding. They suggest that Jesus would not sin by drinking alcohol. But caller thinks it might be just about not getting drunk.

Using Drugs (Marijuana) Recreationally: What are Steve's thoughts on using Drugs, especially Marijuana, recreationally since they are legal in the state of where the caller is calling from?
Alcohol vs Marijuana Effects: What about the effects of Marijuana verses Alcohol?

Thomas B. Welch: Caller just wanted to know Welch was the first person to introduce the process of pasteurization of grape juice.

Jesus, Vinegar, & the Cross: What was the Vinegar, & why did Jesus refuse it at first & then accept it, & are there any examples of Him drinking wine? John 19, Mark 15:35
Fermented Wine: Did Jesus actually drink fermented wine or not?

Wine in the Bible: What does the Bible say about wine in the Bible & strong drink?

Jesus Turning Water in Wine: Jesus reaction to His mother seemed like He was a little angry at her for asking, & wondering if anyone heard Him say that, & after all that, He ended up performing it anyway. [John 2]

Righteousness exceeding Pharisees: Whoever breaks the LEAST of the commandments will be the LEAST in the Kingdom of God & exceeding the Pharisees. [Matthew 5:19-20]
Overcoming Drunkenness: Caller has been struggling w/ intoxication, & wonders what he should do.

Mary, Jesus & turning the water into wine: Did Mary know Jesus could do this type of miracle because of things she had possibly seen Him do before the "first" miracle of turning water into wine? [John 2:1-10]
Noah cursing Canaan: So if Ham was the one who saw Noah's nakedness, why was Canaan cursed by Noah & not Ham? [Genesis 9:25]

Forgiveness over & over: How can God possibly forgive people with addictions, them asking for forgiveness, but then falling right back down?

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