Fisher is a pastor and mathematics instructor. He became concerned about the plague of alcohol that has ruined so many lives and families that he did extensive study on the subject, especially wine in the Bible. Fisher’s conclusion is that a believer should never use alcoholic beverages, socially or in moderation. I agree. He also takes the view that Biblical wine was not the same as what we call wine today; that even “fermented” wine in Biblical times was basically soured or strong juice. I agree. He quotes John MacArthur, “The wine they consumed was either completely non-alcoholic or sub-alcoholic by today’s standards. To become drunk with wine in those days you would have to drink all day. That is why the Bible commands elders in the church, ‘do not linger long beside your wine.’ (1 Tim. 3:3).” The book is also very well documented.
The Real Hate CrimeOctober 3, 2017
Our world is full of contradictions. We all see them and do them to some degree. What was once called free love was no more than unrestrained lust. What is called pro-choice is really a horrid restriction on another person’s chance to live. What one person insists is his right to marry the same sex […]
Natural DisastersAugust 31, 2017
A number of interesting natural and unnatural things have happened in the last few days. We have seen an amazing solar eclipse which happens only a couple times in most people’s life time. Some people go too far on one side making such an eclipse a biblical sign from God, and others go too far […]
America’s TestingApril 30, 2015
In his farewell address George Washington said that a nation is “a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest.”1 More than two hundred years later America’s greatest animosity is to Christianity, and its greatest affection is to profligacy. On […]