Religious teachings on drugs

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CHRISTIANITY:

Quotes:

  • "It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother to fall." (Romans 14:21)
  • "Your body is a temple of the holy spirit." (Corinthians 6:19)
  • "Wine is a mocker and beer is a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise." (Proverbs 20:1)
  • "After supper he took the cup saying 'this cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in rememberance of me." (Corinthians 11:24)

Teachings:

Alcohol:

  • Not forbidden if drunk in moderation
  • Use of wine in holy communion
  • Jesus turned water into wine at a wedding
  • SALVATION ARMY and METHODIST CHURCH have always been oppose to alcohol becuase of the bad effects it can have on people's behaviour and lifestyle.

Tobacco:

  • It is not condemned by the church but many are concerned

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