For additional information on wine, see the following white paper:
“Finding Nepho: A White Paper on the subject of Christians and Alcohol.” By Cere Muscarella
Romans 14:21 — It is good neither to eat meat nor drink wine nor do anything by which your brother stumbles or is offended or is made weak.
Ephesians 5:18 — And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit,
1 Timothy 3:3 — not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
1 Timothy 3:8 — Likewise deacons must be reverent, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy for money,
Isaiah 5:11 — Woe to those who rise early in the morning, That they may follow intoxicating drink; Who continue until night, till wine inflames them!
Isaiah 5:22 — Woe to men mighty at drinking wine, Woe to men valiant for mixing intoxicating drink,
Hosea 4:11 — “Harlotry, wine, and new wine enslave the heart.
Luke 7:33-34 — For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon.’ The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’
Luke 5:37-39 — And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine will burst the wineskins and be spilled, and the wineskins will be ruined. But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved. And no one, having drunk old wine, immediately desires new; for he says, ‘The old is better.’ ”
John 2:3-10 — And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does your concern have to do with Me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Whatever He says to you, do it.” Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of purification of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons apiece. Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. And He said to them, “Draw some out now, and take it to the master of the feast.” And they took it. When the master of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom. And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!”
1 Timothy 5:23 — No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for your stomach’s sake and your frequent infirmities.
Titus 1:7 — For a bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money,
Titus 2:3 — the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things—
See: Finding Nemo
Unless noted otherwise, all Scripture verses are from The New King James Version. 1996, ©1982. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.