While Scripture condemns drunkenness (Deu 21:20; Prv 20:1; Rom 13:13; 1Cor 6:10; Gal 5:21; Eph..
Piper does not hold to any of the Reformed confessions or catechisms. That doesn’t mean he isn’t a Christian or that he doesn’t teach useful things. But it does mean that we shouldn’t be surprised when he teaches something outside the confessional standards.
What the Bible says to contradict what many people – especially prosperity gospelers – mean when they say this.
To many, how can a God who is perfectly loving, merciful, gracious and good, send people to an utterly despicable destination?
Moses is not Muhammad. Jesus is not Joseph Smith. He did not claim to have received a new, superior revelation. Rather, he claimed to be the intended focus and culmination of the old revelation and the Savior of sinners.
“Come, my beloved, let us go out into the fields and lodge in the villages.”