Bible verses about "moderation" | VIN

Psalms 104:15

15 and wine that gladdens the heart of man and oil to make his face to shine and bread that strengthens man's heart.

Romans 14:21

21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything to cause your brother to stumble.

Ephesians 5:18-20

18 Do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, 19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your hearts to the Lord, 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 2:20-23

20 If you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you submit to regulations-- 21 "Do not handle. Do not taste. Do not touch." 22 These will all perish with use, because they are based on human commands and teachings. 23 Such restrictions indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-prescribed worship, their false humility, and their harsh treatment of the body; but they are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.

1 Timothy 6:10

10 For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

Proverbs 23:20-21

20 Do not be among ones drinking too much wine, or those who gorge themselves on meat: 21 for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

1 Timothy 5:23

23 Stop drinking only water; use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent infirmities.

Titus 2:3

3 Older women, likewise, are to be reverent in their behavior, not slanderers or addicted to much wine, but teachers of good.

Proverbs 25:16

16 If you find some honey, eat only what you need. Take too much, and you'll vomit.

Philippians 4:5

5 Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is near.

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Proverbs 20:1

1 Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

Galatians 5:13

13 For you, brothers, were called to freedom; but do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh. Rather, serve one another in love.

Ephesians 5:18

18 Do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

Titus 2:7

7 In everything, show yourself to be an example by doing good works. In your teaching show integrity, dignity,

Proverbs 25:27

27 It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.

1 Corinthians 9:25

25 Everyone who competes in the games trains with strict discipline. They do it for a crown that is perishable, but we do it for a crown that is imperishable.

1 Corinthians 6:12

12 “Everything is permissible for me,” but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible for me,” but I will not be mastered by anything.

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