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So I posed a hypothetical question to her: If Jesus were walking the earth today and he joined the same online dating service, would you want his profile to match yours? So I went on to point out that the online profile she completed would exclude Jesus as a match.In particular, her answer to the question about how often her perfect match drank wine—"never"—presented an obstacle.
10:9) We also find in the Old Testament a special sort of consecration to God through vows which included not drinking: "When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink .
In a recent letter, a visitor to the Biblical Studies Foundation web site asked, “Could you help explain whether the Bible promotes drinking alcohol or whether it condemns it.” This is obviously a concern to many Christians—and for good reason!
In his own words he proclaimed, "The Son of Man has come eating and drinking; and you say, ‘Behold, a glutton and a drunkard’" (Luke ). The Greek word translated as "drunkard" in the above passage is is found clearly indicate that, indeed, fermented wine, not grape juice, is being discussed.
For example, consider "Neither is new wine put into old wineskins; if it is, the skins burst, and the wine is spilled, and the skins are destroyed; but new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved" (Matt. The old skins burst because the wine contains yeast—the catalyst of fermentation—which causes expansion.
Similarly, "no one after drinking old wine desires new; for he says, ‘The old is good’" (Luke ).