Drinking Verses From The Bible — ‘Living Water: Empowering Encouragement From Scripture On Drinking’

Introduction

What is Drinking?

Drinking is the act of consuming liquid, usually water or an alcoholic beverage, through the mouth.

Drinking: An important concept of the Bible?

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The Bible has a lot to say about drinking, from warnings about its potential dangers to celebrating its benefits. In this blog post, we will explore some of the key verses from the Bible about drinking and discuss their implications for our lives today. We will look at what the Bible says about alcohol and its effects, why it can be both a blessing and a curse, and how we can respect and honor God’s will while still enjoying a glass of wine or beer.

Those are the best Bible scriptures about Drinking.
They will help you to better understand alcoholic beverages, beverages, beer, cocktails, mocktails, wine, spirits, soft drinks…

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Drinking: The Best Bible Verses

1. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: — [1 Peter 5:8]

2. Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. — [1 Corinthians 3:16-17]

3. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; — [Ephesians 5:18]

4. Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. — [Galatians 5:19-21]

5. Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities. — [1 Timothy 5:23]

6. Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. — [Proverbs 20:1]

7. And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. — [Luke 21:34]

8. The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children. — [Matthew 11:19]

9. But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. — [1 Corinthians 5:11]

10. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. — [Hebrews 2:9]

11. When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom, And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now. — [John 2:9-10]

12. Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. — [1 Corinthians 6:10]

13. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted. Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more. — [Proverbs 31:4-7]

14. The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; — [Titus 2:3]

15. Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils. — [1 Corinthians 10:21]

16. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. — [Proverbs 23:20-21]

17. It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak. — [Romans 14:21]

18. But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; — [Luke 12:45]

19. Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them! And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands. — [Isaiah 5:11-12]

20. For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: — [1 Peter 4:3]

21. Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant. — [Isaiah 56:12]

22. And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. — [Revelation 14:8]

23. And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die. — [Isaiah 22:13]

24. Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness! — [Habakkuk 2:15]

25. Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; — [1 Timothy 3:3]

26. But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment. For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean. — [Isaiah 28:7-8]

27. Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink. For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered. — [Isaiah 29:9-10]

28. For thus saith the LORD God of Israel unto me; Take the wine cup of this fury at my hand, and cause all the nations, to whom I send thee, to drink it. And they shall drink, and be moved, and be mad, because of the sword that I will send among them. — [Jeremiah 25:15-16]

29. And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; — [Matthew 24:49]

30. That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph. — [Amos 6:6]

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed those Drinking verses.

May we choose to drink of the Living Water, quenching our thirst with the promises of Scripture and the peace that comes from knowing Jesus. May we be empowered by the Word of God to reject the lies of this world and instead draw strength from the Lord.

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