Is Alcoholics Anonymous a godly organization? Does it use the methods God uses? Where should Christians go who have problems with alcohol?
Some scriptures seem to teach total abstinence from alcohol. However, many other passages show otherwise. Here is how the unbroken word of God fits together.
God does not view addictions as 'diseases' or 'genetic predisposition,' which absolve the individual of responsibility. Addictions are the result of sinful choices.
During the pagan holiday season, the world becomes intoxicated, both deadening its senses physically and spiritually to God's purpose and master plan.
America has grown fat, and the sin of gluttony plays a part in it. Obesity is dangerous physically, but it also has a spiritual side.
A lack of self-control, as well as the cultivation of self-indulgent perversions, will characterize large segments of our society living at the end times.
Here is an easy, proven formula for getting rid of sin and growing in God's character.
Self-control is the ability to focus our attention so that our decisions will not be directed by wrong thoughts. If we change our thoughts, we change our behavior.
To be deviant is to be abnormal. But that is not deterring the gay community from its logic-defying campaign to convince us that deviant behavior is normal.
To navigate safely through Satan's minefield, we must ask for God's protection, maintaining humility, watchfulness, and diligence in our task of overcoming.
The inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness can only be realized when we live in gratitude for Our Creator's purpose for us.
We all have different life experiences and temptation thresholds. Satan knows how to package sin and temptation to correspond with our greatest weaknesses.
In the West, both food and information are readily available. We need self-control and a dedication to truth in order to live a godly life.
The apostle John warns us to be vigilant about the world, not loving its attitudes, mindsets, and frame of mind. We cannot both love the world and love God.
Human nature takes chances, assuming the day of reckoning will come later, not sooner. We cannot ignore truth or God's laws without paying a horrific price.
The fifth commandment begins the section of six commands regarding our relationships with other people. Children should learn proper respect in the family.
The last two chapters of Titus emphasize the importance of sound doctrine to neutralize the negative worldly aspects of culture and the attending heresies.