For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
“Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long” (Proverbs 23:17).
Why ever would I envy sinners?!
“For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags” (Proverbs 23:21).
Might my definitions of gluttony and laziness be too narrow…to my “advantage”?
Is “responsible drinking” forbidden here or elsewhere in the Scriptures?
When might it be permissible for a Christian to drink wine?
What is the delusion of “strong drink”?
How is this even an applicable lesson to me or to my congregation?!