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GAAL, Enemy of Gideon’s Son, Abimelech

Lots of foolish things happen as the result of drunken binges; the result is often disaster.  Such was the case with a man named Gaal, in the time of Israel’s judges. 299 more words

Two Drunken Men

A little original nonsense poem that I wrote a few years ago. I think that the main reason why I wrote this was because I had seen how alcohol can affect one’s inhibition, making him or her act in a way which they would regret later on. 311 more words


For Our Own Good

Mickey Mantle was a great baseball player, but he did not live up to his potential as an athlete or as a human being because of his excessive drinking. 128 more words

Christian Living

Waking from Drunkenness on a Spring Day

By Li Po (translated by Arthur Waley)

“Life in the World is but a big dream;
I will not spoil it by any labour or care.” 90 more words


Brandybibbers gently reproved

Dalrymple suggests that Stephen Hales’s A Friendly Admonition to the Drinkers of Brandy and other Distilled Spirituous Liquors (1735)

might be read with profit if not with pleasure by many of the…

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Galatians 5:21b

Now the works of the flesh are evident: …drunkenness, orgies, and things like these.

We are reaching the end of Paul’s list of the works of the flesh now, and the two words he chooses for its conclusion are interesting choices. 1,471 more words


Drink: A Tramp's Testimony

Proverbs 20:1… “Wine is a mocker, Strong drink is a brawler, And whoever is led astray by it is not wise” (NKJV).

A tramp wandered into a saloon and asked the bartender for a drink. 522 more words