The same shall receive greater damnation. Will they not be allowed in His kingdom because they consume these drugs? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat. Is it possible God's view is different than man's view? In the New Testament, those who serve in the body of Christ are not to be addicted to wine or any other sordid thing. For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. The word of God in verse 3, identifies the vine tree as the marijuana plant to us.
The problem is that the consequences are so great. Hemp is ecological and its seed is among the best food crops on Earth. Where possible I will give you the background behind each passage to help you further understand the context in which it was written. A: Many people have gotten hooked on drugs after deciding that they just wanted to try them once. Again, everyone has a different body chemistry and it all depends on the individual and if they enjoy it or not.
Or struggling, getting a divorce, or any other problems that celebrities and others show us daily? Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. Although the Bible does not address marijuana directly, it does discuss other mind-altering drugs. I pray that you do. You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. There are principles, however, that definitely apply to smoking. If the Bible permits the use of alcohol in moderation, might it not also permit the use of marijuana in moderation? I need to make a confession right up front. I am by no means an expert, but I know and understand more about scripture than most.
There is more to this message. I find God for most people is convenient. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority?. This explains why the Bible speaks not only of sin, but also folly, particularly in places such as the book of Proverbs. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. There is evidence of its use throughout Ancient Egypt.
That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. Many wonder if this was always the case? This has caused individual states to decriminalize the use of marijuana. Repentance is a fancy Christian word that means to turn from one's sins and go in the opposite direction righteousness.
But then I have heard of one girl that smoked weed only once because she got hallucinations and anxiety and firmly believed the hallucinations were real. I only vaporize marijuana now, instead of smoking it, so I am not getting anything harmful in my lungs from vaping it. What about freedom in Christ? You do not have because you do not ask. Maybe He was calm and a bit silent but that is not strange. He was educated at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities and had a long, distinguished career and ministry.
He never returned to my school, and had to have special care. Galatians 5:19-21; Revelation 9:20-21; 21:8; 22:15. Unfortunately I never hear from any of them anymore. I have witnessed many friends and even family go from smoking pot, to drinking, and then cocaine, and other serious and hard drugs. For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
I don't care if you believe what I am saying or not. Smoking has been proven to damage the lungs and the heart. Considering what we now know today about the many medicinal qualities of marijuana, this is an interesting connecting. Drugs are a different story. Lastly, God actually curses the Earth after the sin of Adam and Eve.
Alcohol is the only drug openly discussed in the Bible, so it must serve as our reference. They have all seen me using marijuana and other powdery off topics. Choose the right kind of friends and associates. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. The Bible's take on other mind-altering drugs Is smoking weed a sin? The only smoking that was going on at the time the Bible was written was caused by burning wood, houses, sacrifices, and ultimately, people at the judgment. James 5:4-5 But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed, suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.