The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.
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Quotes relevant to prohibition.
Powers keep on lyin'
While your people keep on dyin'.
World keep on turnin'
Cause it won't be too long.
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father's desire. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done.
If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over. But if he will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’
If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, treat him as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
Fear is nothing but the failure to use the help that reason gives. When you lack the confidence to rely on reason, you give in to fears caused by ignorance.
Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
Drug prohibition has caused the world’s biggest bloodbath.
But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy.
He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
[Yahweh] makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate — bringing forth food from the earth: wine that gladdens the heart of man, oil to make his face shine, and bread that sustains his heart.
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
Some people are of the notion that many Psalms correspond prophetically to Gregorian years or years on the Jewish calendar.
Drug prohibition exacerbates every ill the prohibitionists decry!
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.
They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.
For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.
If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts.
There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.