Summary: Dance and wine was and is a natural part of celebration in the jewish culture and Jesus was very comfortable with it.
Exposing the truth of legalism (part 3)
Rev.Jose Gomez Sr.
1 : strict, literal, or excessive conformity to the law or to
a religious or moral code
that restricts free choice>
one that views things from a legal standpoint; especially :
one that places primary emphasis on legal principles or on
the formal structure of governmental institutions
dance is a natural part of the celebration of the return of
the prodigal son (Luke 15:25).
Wine is Characterised as
a. Cheering God and man. Jdj 9:13; Zec 9:17.
b. Gladdening the heart. Ps 104:15.
c. Strengthening. 2Sa 16:2; Song 2:5.
d. Making mirthful. Es 1:10; Ec 10:19.
In excess (Getting drunk)
a. Forbidden. Eph 5:18.
b. Infuriates the temper. Pr 20:1.
c. Impairs the health. 1Sa 25:37; Ho 4:11.
d. Impairs the judgment and memory. Pr 31:4,5; Isa 28:7.
e. Inflames the passions. Isa 5:11.
f. Leads to sorrow and contention. Pr 23:29,30.
g. Leads to remorse. Pr 23:31,32.
Wine was used as a drink offerings in the worship of God. Ex
29:40; Nu 15:4-10.
As a medicine. Lu 10:34; 1Ti 5:23.
Given in abundance to the Jews when obedient. Ho 2:22; Joe
2:19,24; Zec 9:17.
Shared by couples in marriege to spice up romance. Song 5:1.
Jesus falsely accused of being a drunk Matt. 11:19; Luke
Jesus turned water into wine. Joh 2:9.
Used at meals by Jesus Matt. 26:27–29; Mark 14:23.
Legalism is running rampant in churches today as in Paul’s days. It has no place in the body of Christ.