Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Be not

Matthew 24:49
and shall pretend to assault his fellow-servants, and spend his time with sots:
Luke 12:45
but if the servant should say within himself, my master delays his return; and fall a beating his fellow-servants, indulging himself in eating and drinking to excess.
Luke 21:34
set a guard upon yourselves, that ye be not stupified by surfeiting and drunkenness, or by the disquietudes of this life, and so that day come upon you with a surprize.
Romans 13:13
let us behave with decency as in open view; not with rioting and drunkenness, not with lewdness and brutality, not with strife and envy.
1 Corinthians 5:11
but my meaning was, not to keep company with any christian known to be vicious, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or rapacious, no not even to eat with such a one.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor misers, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor raparees, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 11:21
for in eating every one strives to take his own supper first, and while one is hungry, another is surfeited.
Galatians 5:21
drunkenness, revellings, and such like, concerning which I forewarn you now, as heretofore I have done, that they who practise such vices, shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:7
they that are sober take their rest in the night, whilst they that are sots, are drunk in the night:

Excess

Matthew 23:25
wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; for ye clean the outside of the cup, and of the plate, but within they are full of rapine and impurity.
1 Peter 4:3
for the time past of your lives may suffice, to have liv'd in conformity to the Gentile customs, in impurity, licentiousness, sottishness, in dissolute festivals, and the criminal rites of idolaters.

But

Luke 11:13
if ye then, wicked as ye are, know how to give what is proper to your children: how much more shall your heavenly father give the holy spirit to them that ask him?
Acts 2:13
others in derision said, these men are full of sweet wine.
Acts 11:24
for he was a good man, and full of the holy spirit and of faith: so that many converts were added to the church.
Galatians 5:22
but the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, sweetness of disposition, beneficence, faithfulness, meekness, temperance:

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
Discontinue the drinking of bare water, take a litle wine out of regard to your weak stomach, and your frequent indispositions.