Category Archives: The Fruit of the Vine

What does God say about wine? (continued)

The Bible clearly condemns drunkenness as we have seen.  However, it also speaks positively about wine. Psalm 104 celebrates God’s provision for his creation: You cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that … Continue reading

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What does God say about wine?

Does the Bible, either directly, or by implication, condemn the use of wine (or other beverages which contain alcohol)?  As we have seen, sin lies not in things, but in the actions of God’s creatures. What does the Bible tell … Continue reading

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God’s good creation

As we begin to look at the issue of Christian liberty, the appropriate place to start is at the beginning!  In the creation account in Genesis 1 six different times God pronounces what he has made “good.”  Then in Genesis … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Vine: Introduction

As far back as I can remember, this congregation has used grape juice in its observance of the Lord’s Supper.  Some time ago your elders, the session, began to give thought to whether that is the best, the most biblical … Continue reading

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