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What the Bible Says About Alcohol and Drunkenness?

What the Bible Says About Alcohol and Drunkenness?

Scripture gives strong testament to the fact that merely drinking alcohol is not a sin, but getting drunk on alcohol is.

10/13/2016 

Eduard von Grützner (1846–1925), via Wikimedia Commons

– Eduard von Grützner (1846–1925), via Wikimedia Commons

 Q: I need some help. Sometimes when I share my Catholic faith with people, they mention to me that Catholics like to drink alcohol and how wrong that is. How do I respond to this?

A: I would ask them to tell you where in the Scriptures it says anything about drinking alcohol being wrong. Quick answer: it doesn’t. It says getting drunk is wrong, but it doesn’t say merelydrinking is wrong. In fact, it tells us just the opposite:

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