The Ring was Gollom's Lord

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It is a graphic scene, depicted in the most vivid way. A recent celebrated movie shows the character smiling in glee as he takes his own life. This depiction is sad yet we see it week-in and week-out.  The movie is The Return of the King and the character is Gollom. Gollom, previously known as […]

A Few More Thoughts on Smoking and Drinking

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WINE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT In the last blog  we talked about Jesus drinking wine and then about things to consider when thinking about drinking/smoking in moderation (when legal). Here are some additional things to consider: In New Testament times, wine was different then it is today. That is, they mixed it with water but that […]

Drinking and Smoking

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Jesus turned water into wine and even drank wine Himself (John 2:1-12; Matthew 26:27). Jesus the perfect son of God drank so can we drink wine, beer, whiskey, vodka, rum, and what not, as we like? Here are some things to consider:  Romans 13:1-2 says, “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For […]