Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* God's journey with each of us is individual and our walk is a journey. We are not suddenly perfect and without sin or inadequacy when we are saved - the Holy Spirit leads us and guides us to become like Jesus on the way. The failure of the church is that it has tried to make itself the Holy Spirit and the judge and jury in the life of its members - to judge and condemn instead of disciplining, to set an example and love others to Jesus.
* But if you feel a weight, imagine how free you will be when you stretch it. If you receive the invitation, it is not an invitation to privation, but an invitation to abundance. I think that belief has had a bad reputation in the church lately. It's understandable. We have an overcorrection of much of the legalism and bordering Christianity that has damaged so many people, changing behavior and establishing rules and imposing the convictions of others on our own soul.
More Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* It's not always a question of not drinking, although if you do not want to go. If you love wine and can handle it, then for the sake of God, drink it without feeling guilty. I will drink 15-20 beers and whiskeys a week, always, and very probably always. I do not think Bessey said everyone should stop drinking. It responded to the prompting of the Spirit. And it is not necessary to be an alcoholic or problem drinker for the Spirit to encourage someone to stop drinking alcohol.
* Once this first moment was over, the rest was really easy. My two months are gone. I still drink, but I changed some of my habits, mainly that I drink only socially. I decided to stop drinking at home or alone because I do not have enough fun. The other change, which is a bit more difficult, is that I want to limit myself to only one or two drinks socially - for me, two glasses is the limit to feel good the next morning.
* In addition, a study by Merck Manuals shows that liver damage can be reversed under certain conditions. within 6 weeks. Fibrosis and cirrhosis can not be reversed. The damage that has been done to the main organs of the body is sometimes irreversible. Everyone's body is different and can repair to some extent. The main purpose in abstaining from alcohol is to prevent further damage from occurring.
* This is important because the accumulation of fat in the liver can lead to liver damage and possibly liver disease. In a small study led by New Scientist and the Institute of Liver Health and Digestion at University College London Medical School, abstaining from alcohol for a month resulted in a decrease average of 15% of the liver fat. . This is important because the accumulation of fat in the liver can lead to liver damage and possibly liver disease.
* I think I'm probably better now because I'm not at the point where I'm completely lost. I could not have had much fun at that time. What was your worst drunk moment at the time, the day before my wedding, I was pissed off. I woke up the day of my wedding with this bowl next to me with blood in it. Apparently, I tried to go over a cement bin, my fingers slipped, and I just slapped my head on the floor. It's embarrassing to look at the wedding photos of me and see my swollen red face and a likely concussion.
* In addition, I think what she says is that we need to be aware of the "weaker neighbor" at Romans 15. This is not just about drinking, either. This could include eating, smoking, swearing ... We have grace and freedom AMEN, but we are also supposed to value others more than us Phil 2 3. That's a good point. Just to clarify There is certainly nothing wrong with not drinking, but the spirit clearly prompts some people to drink and enjoy, in my case 15-20 glasses a week most weeks without consequences.
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