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Did Jesus Make An Alcoholic Wine? A statement was made in another thread, that, “Jesus made alcohol.” But is that statement true? Could Jesus have made and distributed alcohol? If He did, then He has no right to judge drunkards on Judgment Day. Every drunkard became a drunkard because he had one drink which led to another, which led to another, which subsequently led to several more Why? Because from the first drink, the alcohol began controlling him and he was too weak to resist it. The very first organ of the body that is affected by alcohol is the brain. This is because the alcohol is absorbed, through the stomach lining, into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, the alcohol makes a trip to the brian. There, it destroys brain cells that can never be recovered. Even at a low BAC, (Blood Alcohol Content) the Cerebral Cortex and the Corpus Callosum are affected. The Cerebral Cortex is the region of the brain where one’s thought process and consciousness (awareness) are centered. Even at 0.01 BAC, one’s thoughts and awareness are lessened. (of course, the one who drinks will not readily admit it, for the main reason that his awareness level has lessened. In other words, he doesn’t even realize that the alcohol is affecting him! He thinks he is in control of all his senses when he is not. That’s the deceptive nature of alcohol. It affects the drinker without him realizing that it is affecting him. Then, it is too late. The Corpus Callosum is the region of the brain that governs ones movement and balance. Again, even at 0.01 BAC, the Corpus Callosum is affected. Reaction time is affected. People are not as quick to judge a situation when their Corpus Callosum is affected by alcohol. The greater the amount of alcohol, the closer one gets to “falling down drunk.” Proverbs 23:20 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: John 2:1-5 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come. His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it. First off, if there had been alcohol at the wedding feast, it is doubtful that Jesus would have attended. The guests had drank so much of the wine supplied by the governor of the feast that they emptied the storeroom of the wine. Scripture says, “And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.” When who wanted wine? Why, Jesus and His Disciples of course. They were invited to the feast, and when they wanted wine, Mary informed Jesus that the wine supply had been exhausted. In another thread, I pointed out the fact that Jesus could not have drank alcohol. Who He was and what He represented prevented His partaking of alcoholic beverage. Yet, in John’s Gospel, we are told that Jesus wanted wine. How do we reconcile this want of wine with Jesus’ nature? By allowing Scripture to interpret Scripture. The wine Jesus wanted was not an alcoholic wine, but rather a non-alcoholic wine. Now, at this point, one might argue that there is no such thing as “non-alcoholic wine.” The Bible refutes such a claim, when it says: Isaiah 65:8 Thus saith the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all. The juice of the grape is referred to as “new wine” in the above verse. That is the wine Jesus and His Disciples were wanting. Not an alcoholic wine. And, because the wine supply was exhausted, Jesus created a new batch. A batch of non-alcoholic wine. When a sample of the wine Jesus created was presented to the governor of the feast, he commented that the best wine was brought out after men had well drunk. If the wine at the wedding feast had been alcoholic, Jesus would have been contributing to men’s drunkenness. They had “well drunk.” So much, that there was no more. My Lord would not have made wine for a people who had “well drunk.” He came to seek and save that which is lost, not to help them further down the road to destruction.