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10 Bible Verses about Addictions
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They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption, since people are enslaved to whatever defeats them.
For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is in their shame. They are focused on earthly things,
In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,
For when you were slaves of sin, you were free from allegiance to righteousness. So what fruit was produced then from the things you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.
Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler,
and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.
The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man;
whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you. Your wealth is ruined and your clothes are moth-eaten. Your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days!