Sermon quotes on alcohol

Dave Barry

Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.

W.C. Fields

Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.


Graham Greene

There was a tacit understanding between them that ‘liquor helped’; growing more miserable with every glass one hoped for the moment of relief.”


Mitch Hedberg

Alcoholism is the only disease that you can get yelled at for having.



Eugene Peterson

Classically, there are three ways in which humans try to find transcendence–religious meaning–apart from God as revealed through the cross of Jesus: through the ecstasy of alcohol and drugs, through the ecstasy of recreational sex, through the ecstasy of crowds. Church leaders frequently warn against the drugs and the sex, but at least, in America, almost never against the crowds.

The Pastor: A Memoir

Frank Sinatra 

Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.


A.E. Houseman

And malt does more than Milton can 

To justify God’s ways to man.

Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink

For fellows whom it hurts to think.

A Shrophsire Lad

Stonewall Jackson

I am more afraid of King Alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.

Brennan Manning

Aristotle said I am a rational animal; I say I am an angel with an incredible capacity for beer.

The Ragamuffin Gospel


Amitava Dasgupta

Many studies have concluded that moderate drinkers live longer than nondrinkers and enjoy a better quality of health.

 The Science of Drinking, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Amitava Dasgupta

According to a 2006 report by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, each year approximately 5,000 young people under the age of twenty-one die as a result of underage drinking (approximately 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle accidents, 1,600 as a result of homicide, 300 from suicide, and others from injuries such as falls, burns, and drowning).

 The Science of Drinking, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Mary Bell

Achievement is the alcohol of our time.

John Calvin

Wine is God’s special drink. The purpose of good wine is to inspire us to a livelier sense of gratitude to God.

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