Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby RickD » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:03 am

Byblos wrote:Y'all sound like a bunch of Christians on drugs.

(my way of bringing the thread back to topic :lol: ).


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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby wrain62 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:22 pm

It may be wrong to use weed, but having it illegal is stupid as well. Enforcement costs are huge and illegal drug traffiking people get more profit. It would not be the only mild drug that would be on the market, either.
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby RickD » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:26 pm

wrain62 wrote:Morality of Christian drug use...
It depends on intention:
Are you using a potentially harmful substance just for fun or individuality?
It may be wrong to use weed, but having it illegal is stupid as well. Enforcement costs are huge and illegal drug traffiking people get more profit. It won´t be the only illegal drug that also may be wrong to use and especially to abuse.

Maybe then, we should push for making drunk driving legal, as well. Enforcement costs are high, and our courts are overcrowded as it is now. Plus the poor restaurants and bars aren't making enough money, because it's illegal to serve someone who's drunk. Great logic, wrain. :shakehead:
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby Murray » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:49 pm

prohibition, it still doesn't work......


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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby wrain62 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:53 am

RickD wrote:
wrain62 wrote:Morality of Christian drug use...
It depends on intention:
Are you using a potentially harmful substance just for fun or individuality?
It may be wrong to use weed, but having it illegal is stupid as well. Enforcement costs are huge and illegal drug traffiking people get more profit. It won´t be the only illegal drug that also may be wrong to use and especially to abuse.

Maybe then, we should push for making drunk driving legal, as well. Enforcement costs are high, and our courts are overcrowded as it is now. Plus the poor restaurants and bars aren't making enough money, because it's illegal to serve someone who's drunk. Great logic, wrain. :shakehead:



DUI is a larger public safety issue than getting high on weed. It is not fair to parallel the two. The reasons drunk driving is illegal because it poses a lethal threat to the public and causes unnecessary vandalism. Also, the self infliction risk is too high to allow a drunk person with skewed judgement to drive. My logic may not have been complete but the example you gave to undermine the logic was an unfair one.
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby Danieltwotwenty » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:05 pm

DUI is a larger public safety issue than getting high on weed. It is not fair to parallel the two. The reasons drunk driving is illegal because it poses a lethal threat to the public and causes unnecessary vandalism. Also, the self infliction risk is too high to allow a drunk person with skewed judgement to drive. My logic may not have been complete but the example you gave to undermine the logic was an unfair one.


Driving under the influence of THC also decreases your judgement and has been proven to cause accidents hence why it is illegal to take drugs and drive in my counrty.
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby kmr » Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:46 pm

If we allow access to Marijuana legally, a great deal more people will use it, and we will be causing more problems than we started with. The costs in damages from accidents and health care would far surpass the cost of "keeping it illegal"... enforcement officers are doing little enough even now. Why add another potentially dangerous and perhaps even more harmful drug to the legal market? (Not to mention the costs of buying all those drugs and the mental damage if people were allowed to use it all the time....)
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby Proinsias » Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:59 pm

Just out of interest, do you have any figures to back that up?

Cost of police and legal resources spent on dealing with weed in places where it is illegal vs cost of healthcare for weed related issues in places where it is legal?

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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby SnowDrops » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:25 pm

Well, there are a couple of countries where it is legal, like Cambodia (de facto legal), Peru, Mexico... so it should be fairly simple to look up how much they spend on "recovery programs" and such...

And this is a nice website http://www.webehigh.com/

It seems right now the US government (source: Google search) is spending about 150 billion dollars (per year) on drug rehabilitation centers, treatment, etc which is quite a lot considering it's illegal.
And if marijuana, etc was legal even more people would perceive it (though according to some people correctly) as harmless, more people would use drugs and more money would be spent on recovery.
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby kmr » Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:42 pm

^ Not to mention the wasted money on buying all of those drugs...
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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby pebbleanrock » Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:06 am

Jesus' first miracle was to create wine. The body must not be abused because it is the Temple of the Holy Spirit. If you are dysfunctional to any degree, say, loss of memory or being illogical, you've crossed a line and must change [repent].

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Re: Critique of "Can Christians Use Drugs?"

Postby Alejandro12345 » Wed May 24, 2017 2:47 pm

All Plants are Acceptable no matter what people say and add on to to the word changing scripture whatever is plain in the bible like the first chapter in Genesis KJV

Genesis 1:11 - 12
And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind: and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed is in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

ok that there explains what is no matter how the world and society displays it who in control of the world Satan and so he in control of society and since hes the father of lies and the father of it he displays it his way.

Some shall say that the ground is cursed yes this is true
Genesis 3:17 - 18
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: Cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

that there is self explained even with the ground being cursed still could eat the herbs anyways doesn't say some. Some may say oh plants changed even if that was true the bible dont say anywhere that plants changed only thing that was added was the Thorns and thistles thats all.

Now when it comes to smoking i myself thought it was okay but the bible does speak on this just not the way we think we know how the bible says one thing and it will speak on multiple subjects just by that one verse written now here
Genesis 1: 29
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

Now when God says meat hes saying food, in the bible its speaks about the meats being for the belly
1 Corinthians 6: 13
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, But for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

thats your answer right there now some shall say well it doesnt hurt the lungs but still Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats it was made to be eaten not smoked lungs is for breathing even i myself when serving Christ was smoking cannabis for some time but one day the Lord brought that scripture to my attention so I no longer smoke only eat and there is a huge difference trust me. Now this is what i have learned when it comes to these plants that have hallucinogenic properties
What you see is not hallucinations is all real that how creation has been made but because of sin satan has the right to play with it have experience certain things he can have you see some crazy stuff but that why you got discern what your looking at all these plants are called Strong meat the bible speaks on this
Hebrews 5: 12 - 14
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.
For every one that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
But strong meat belongeth to them who are of full age, even those who by reason have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

Ok in the relationship of Chirst Glory be to God i have experienced such a thing when i take Mushrooms and Cannabis see what the bible speak about the earth being corrupt because of sin see it seen demons use the trees and manifest into these abominations and see them working groups and and talking and even possesing my dog and can tell when they be faking around my parent and grandma pretending to be happy is like this is small words we experience this all day just dont see and feel everything Demons use anything and everything is like earthly war but spiritual for real like ive seen demons go from spirit from a bird in a instant and not just that all types of animals they use everything and you know whats funny the bible speaks about God taking away the beast of the field and the fowls of the air but every since been progressing in Christ i haven't see not one real natural accouring animal in my state they always been demons i think God took all the animals away at least where im at idk about everywhere else but i be seeing them nothing but demons even be seeing people being fooled looking at them pretending to be animals and im looking at the demons the like doing this lie type of energy power stuff around to fool like when the spoke about powers and principalities, wickedness in high places is happening everyday non stop the enemy is everywhere all the time.

Anyways this stuff post to help as a tool to get strong in christ post to be use for discernment the church lacking when it comes to discernment for real like for example idk if you guys hear of 104.9 and K love but yo they wolves in sheeps clothing straight up when my mom bee listening in the car all the music blasphemy is vain all the people are fakeing they acting and another the KJV is the true Word of God theres not 50 translations only one people say oh dont understand so get one that i can understand the bible say God is Wisdom and understanding so he the one that gives you the understanding you dont have to go get a different translation the bogus the a excuse just wait for understanding even the bible say im quoting here but Patience, Experience and Experience Hope Simple as that wait if you read tghem wrong thing your going to take the wrong spirit even when typing this i hear the demons speaking through my dog saying dont tell like this aint a one time thing this happens evey day like the world we live in is in some could say a trip the whole exsistence is as if you on mushrooms and peyote all the time and you have to discern eveything even the things look to you and i mean everything sounds looks taste smell is all been affected we dont be thinking like this but when read the bible it has been talking about this all the time its like a secret hidden in plain sight.

In thee end Brother and Sisters where ever you are if you using cannabis and any of these thing continue and ask God to guide with useing that tell him to be in full control of it and he will i speak in experience i got caught into porn and it was not pleasant the Lord is not a respecter of persons when i took 15 grams of truffles when it was getting intense and was seeing demons manifesting with everything i was in the woods and i heard this demon calling my name and itself even sounded like porn and i got stiff and i got stuck and fell on the ground and was lying there and i had a vision my skeleton and my this demon was behind it had it was like he was duking me up my butt spiritually and and it was the form of a serphent and it was going up my back slowly and i could feel cracking me back going to the top and i was crying out to God for mercy saying forgive me for i did to myself. Let me say this all porn is gay and not even just that you accepting bestiality becasue when you click or look up big *** you realize you looking up actually Big Donkey so the people are taking the character of the donkey its a play on words i had to deal all types of Lust homosexuality , incest, bestiality, even to plants the demons tryed to get feeling lustful to plants even objects it was that bad Glory be to God im delieverd today just recently and now laughing at the demons at everything they try to hit me with in the one time for an example i was on a bike ride and i decieded to get serious with God when it came to cannabis at least more serious than usual and this was after i have been delivered and i past by this barn right and there was many demons in the form of birds going around the barn and one of them when a bit higher than the other and said straight up I like to [love] animals loud as ever and i was rolling not becasue im impressed is that after the put me through i can enjoy when they come at me i can rejoice my sorrow has been turned into joy when they come at me with their darts and attacks can just laugh at the face of the enemy and be victorious and slam em down in the name of Jesus is amazing even at this moment demons keep trying to put intense smells of dog in my noise so i can get turned on by it but Jesus aint letting them they got nothing on me anymore all i use to deal with is over is like nothing dodging the enemy left and right is a real battle straight up another thing have learned stay away from Tv enterainment all that this world bringing to you is garbage it make sin look like not sin its all socerey on the television is complicated but is simple to understand just believe even more ask God himself to show you all that there is seek him read the word KJV straight up no joke and when he shows you my Fam you will be blown away

ANYWAYS FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH ALL NEGATIVE THINGS ARE FROM THE DEVIL DONT BEILEVE THE LIES STICK TO GOD DONT BE ASHAMED FIGHT THE FLESH ENDURE TILL THEE END DO WHATEVER GOD TELLS YOU NO MATTER WHAT AND MOST OF ALL DISCERN EVERYTHING AND I MEAN EVERYTHING GOD BLESS MAY GOD BE THE GLORY FOREVER


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