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.
BY JOHN MARTIGNONI 10/13/2016
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: