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6 Bible Verses about Intemperance
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Listen, my son, and be wise, commit yourself to live God's way. Don't associate with heavy drinkers or dine with gluttons, because drunks and gluttons tend to become poor, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.
One of their very own prophets said, "Liars ever, men of Crete, savage brutes that live to eat."
For this reason, God delivered them to degrading passions as their females exchanged their natural sexual function for one that is unnatural. In the same way, their males also abandoned their natural sexual function toward females and burned with lust toward one another. Males committed indecent acts with males, and received within themselves the appropriate penalty for their perversion.
Their destiny is destruction, their god is their belly, and their glory is in their shame. Their minds are set on worldly things.
Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning. After Nabal became sober the next morning, his wife told him all that had happened. Nabal's heart failed and he became paralyzed. About ten days later the LORD struck Nabal, and he died.
From Thematic Bible
Intemperance » Examples of » Excess, general references to
For you spent enough time in the past doing what the gentiles like to do, living in sensuality, sinful desires, drunkenness, wild celebrations, drinking parties, and detestable idolatry.
Whoever keeps the Law is a discerning son, but whoever keeps company with gluttons brings shame to his father.
suffering harm as punishment for their wrongdoing. They take pleasure in wild parties in broad daylight. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceitful pleasures while they eat with you.
envy, murder, drunkenness, wild partying, and things like that. I am telling you now, as I have told you in the past, that people who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to
"How terrible it will be for those who are heroes at drinking wine, and champions in mixing strong drink,
Intemperance » Examples of » Other examples
Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal
Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.
Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah
Then at David's invitation, he and Uriah dined and drank wine together, and David got him drunk. Later that evening, Uriah went out to lie on a couch in the company of his lord's servants, and he did not go down to his house.
Intemperance » Examples of » benhadad
Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel
Intemperance » Examples of » Elah
Intemperance » Examples of » Noah
Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus
Intemperance » Examples of » Kings of israel
Kings » Specially warned against » Intemperance
It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor. Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.