Rather than allow yourself to be under the influence of alcohol, believers should be under the total influence of the Spirit.
Our time is far more limited than most of us care to acknowledge. We need to stop thinking, “There’s always tomorrow. There’s always next year.”
While God has already transformed you into a child of light, you are still personally responsible for walking as a child of light.
As the Bible often does, Paul draws a line between the redeemed and unredeemed using their behavior and works as the distinguishing marks between the two.
At the heart of our Christian walk is love. It’s also humility, gentleness, patience, righteousness, and wisdom, but love is at the core.