Should (wine) alcohol be served in church service?

by jennifer
(vicksburg,ms)

Hi Jennifer,
Wine should in fact be included in the Lord's Supper church service. There is no getting around the fact that Jesus used wine to represent his spilt blood at the Passover meal, and we'll drink it at the Marriage Supper of the Lamb (Luke 22:17). As we drink the wine we remember the blood that was shed for our sins. Also, Christ made wine (John 2:6-10), drank wine, and enjoyed wine. There's nothing inherently wrong with wine, as long as we govern the amount we drink. We shouldn't get drunk with wine. John the Baptist chose to not drink wine, which is perfectly fine, too. Hypocrites condemned BOTH John the Baptist and Jesus, which proves they'll condemn anyone who exposes their fake belief system (Luke 7:33-35). Quite honestly, when I'm partaking in the Lord's Supper and my only choice is grape juice, it upsets me, because it's unbiblical. No where in Scripture does it tell us to use grape juice to commemorate the Lord's sacrifice. If you want more of Jesus you'll listen to his commands without letting others influence you to disobedience.

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May 12, 2015
Not according to the word of God
by: Gregg Feldman

Judges 13:4 King James Bible
"Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing"

May 12, 2015
Not according to the word of God
by: Gregg Feldman

Judges 13:4 King James Bible
"Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing"

May 12, 2015
Not according to the word of God
by: Gregg Feldman

Judges 13:4 King James Bible
"Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing"

Aug 05, 2014
wine at LordsSupper
by: joanna

I have to disagree with your answer to say it unbiblical not to use real wine, the bible also says do not another to stumble, if there is someone who has a problem with alcohol and they have real wine during the Lords Supper this could cause them problems.
Many Churches use grape juice in case there is anyone in the congregation who is an alcoholic or trying to overcome alcoholism.
In the church I attend we have someone who is struggling to overcome addiction to alcohol, should we use real wine and either make his struggle 10 times worse or prevent him from taking part in the Lords Supper because we use real wine.
Surely it is more loving and Christian to use grape juice, Also if real wine were used I would not be able to take it due to allergies.
The Bible also says all things are permissable but not all things are 'benificial' (i may have wrong word) surely this falls into that category.

Aug 05, 2014
wine at LordsSupper
by: joanna

I have to disagree with your answer to say it unbiblical not to use real wine, the bible also says do not another to stumble, if there is someone who has a problem with alcohol and they have real wine during the Lords Supper this could cause them problems.
Many Churches use grape juice in case there is anyone in the congregation who is an alcoholic or trying to overcome alcoholism.
In the church I attend we have someone who is struggling to overcome addiction to alcohol, should we use real wine and either make his struggle 10 times worse or prevent him from taking part in the Lords Supper because we use real wine.
Surely it is more loving and Christian to use grape juice, Also if real wine were used I would not be able to take it due to allergies.
The Bible also says all things are permissable but not all things are 'benificial' (i may have wrong word) surely this falls into that category.

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