Consider the following quotes taken from a recent sermon:
has [left] a trail of blood across America today.
Every essay writer on our team understands the importance of timeframes, which is why absolutely all papers are delivered on time — no exceptions whatsoever.
However, the distinction is an important one.
The 247 references to wine and strong drink in the Bible can be divided into 3 broad categories: positive references, negative references, and neutral references.
Total negative references: 40, or 16%.
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Total positive references: 145, or 59%.
We must admit that the converse of our axiom is also true: if something is a sin now, it was a sin in Jerusalem 30 AD Since the Bible doesn't suggest that all use of alcohol was a sin during Biblical times, how can it be now?
Total neutral references: 62, or 25%.
However, if we truly believe that sin is moral, not cultural, then not only must we resist the temptation to drop our favorite sins from the list, we must also resist the temptation to add our current cultural problems to the list.