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Alcohol & Drugs – A Christian Viewpoint

What do Christians believe about alcohol and drugs?

In the UK, drugs are all around us all of the time. Some of them are naturally occurring and appear in everyday foods; some of them are manufactured to help people. Some drugs are legal; some are illegal.

What do Christians think about taking drugs and consuming alcohol?

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