Faith that goes forward triumphs.
I don’t know what was on the top 100 list for Wine Spectator in Biblical times, but I am certain that wine was a necessity more than a luxury for daily living, because the water could kill you. And because wine was so common and so daily it took on many metaphors in Religion which are as timeless as all the other stories in the Bible whatever value you subscribe to them in your own life.
Wine has positive and negative positions to play. On the positive side wine was a symbol of divine grace, intimate love. Owning a vineyard was a symbol of being one of the chosen people. Wine was a blessing as early as Genesis 14:18. The being of the Messianic age will be a time when god’s people will “plant vineyards and drink wine”.
On the negative side drinking wine to…
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