“Request the State Government of Queensland to raise the minimum legal drinking age to 21 in accord with surveyed community opinion and the action of major nations of the world.”
Presbyterian Church of Queensland (1988 B.B. Min. 203)
Note: Old men must set the example of neephalism – teetotalism. Old men Noah and Lot got into problems because of the cruel drink. Old men must be blameless, and old women likewise; young men must be blameless, and young women likewise.
Total Abstinence: Free Presbyterian Church, Ireland
standard of abstinence on our church members… By abstaining we express our liberty, purity, testimony, and community… Our standards … tell the weakest saint among us that we care enough for him to banish even the possibility of our causing him to stumble.
Separated Unto the Gospel: Abstinence, Free Presbyterian Church
Total Abstinence: Bible Presbyterian Church, USA
Practical Separation is grounded in, flows from, and is impossible apart from, Ecclesiastical Separation (II Cor. 7:1). This means that we believe Christians should lead holy lives of moral purity, separated from worldly activities that stimulate the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life (I John 2:15-17). Because certain things clearly defile the body, which is the temple of the Holy Spirit, it has historically been, and continues to be, our strong conviction that the drinking of beverage alcohol, and the use of tobacco in any of its forms is sin.
What We Believe – A Summary, Bible Presbyterian Church
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