Shall Christians Do Cigars and Whiskey?

Filling of spirits vs. Holy Spirit


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August 16, 2023

Some Christian sects forbid all alcohol, alcoholic mouthwash, and painkillers altogether. Others rush into alcohol and tobacco with great zealousness and a distinct lack of sobriety. Men of the world look at alcohol, marijuana, peyote, and the like as essentials for a decent “good time.” But what about us? Shall we be filled with the spirits, or filled with the Holy Spirit, as the basic constituent of glad fellowship? More importantly, how do we prepare our young men to be sober, grave, thoughtful, wise, temperate, and full of Holy Spirit fruits? 

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.