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Drinking and Thinking: A Christian Approach to Alcohol

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  • Episode 2: Points on Pints – A Few Key Points on Alcohol and the Christian Community

Episode 2: Points on Pints – A Few Key Points on Alcohol and the Christian Community

Thursday 1st January 1970

Explore the theological and practical points on alcohol consumption from a Christian perspective with the Drinking and Thinking podcast episode 2 on alcoholfree.com.
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Drinking and Thinking: A Christian Approach to Alcohol
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Christian Perspectives on Alcohol: Points on Pints

When we're tempted to do something, we're not just tempted to do something that's bad. What we're tempted to do is to take something good and use it in the wrong way.
In episode 2 of the Drinking and Thinking podcast, the hosts delve into the topic of alcohol consumption from a Christian perspective. The episode discusses the theological points on alcohol use, including the affirmation that alcohol is good, but the need for boundaries to prevent misuse. The hosts emphasize the importance of living wisely with alcohol, discerning when and how to drink, and entrusting authority to others.
They also discuss the celebratory use of alcohol in scripture, but caution against the risks of alcohol misuse and patterns of addiction. One practical suggestion offered is the setting of guardrails to prevent crossing the line into drunkenness. The hosts also touch on the topic of fasting and its relation to alcohol consumption. Listeners are encouraged to reflect on their own relationship with alcohol and consider how they can approach its use with wisdom and discernment.
As the hosts remind us, the goal is not to set up new rules, but to live wisely and avoid the dangers of misusing something that is inherently good.