Advice on Wine – According to the Bible

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A few days ago, I was searching online for the best cheap wine available for those of modest incomes like me 🙂

Somehow I stumbled on some great quotes on wine from the Old Testament! I found these very clever & just had to share them. So here they go:

Proverbs 31: 5-7

For they will drink and forget what is decreed, And pervert the rights of all the afflicted. Give strong drink to him who is perishing, And wine to him whose life is bitter. Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his trouble no more.…

Psalm 104: 14-15

He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth, And wine which makes man’s heart glad, So that he may make his face glisten with oil, And food which sustains man’s heart.

Although I did enjoy finding these verses, I still have not found the best cheap wine available! If anyone knows a good brand, make sure to comment below!

 

Rembrant (1936) Film Review

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I watched this film a few nights ago on TCM.

It starred Charles Laughton as Rembrandt van Rijn. The film begins at the time in his life when he was very popular & accepted in society.

But after the death of his wife, Rembrandt’s artwork became darker. When he revealed his painting, “The Night Watch”, people were shocked & disgusted. They ridiculed & denounced the work. Rembrandt, who was once so admired, became a symbol of failure.

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