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A Rare Breed

3not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money. 1 Timothy 3:3 While a man “addicted to wine” has forfeited control of his mind, and a “pugnacious” man loses control of his senses on a … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, Hot

3not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money. 1 Timothy 3:3 Pugnacious means “striker.” I think of an enraged King Saul trying to pin David to the wall with his spear. Then there’s Peter … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

3not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money. 1 Timothy 3:3 Here’s one of the most obvious passages on drinking in the Bible. It’s part of Paul’s instructions to Timothy, his emissary to Ephesus, … Continue reading

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