Word of Wisdom

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 12:01 am

Word of Wisdom

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My husband is an avid soda drinker. It seems he must have it everyday. And it has to have caffeine. I’ve tried to convinced him to go without it for a week but he says he knows he can but he doesn’t want to. I am concerned for him. Is this okay? Should I encourage him to talk to our bishop? Oh, he is a temple worker. Thank you for any suggestions.

Jan

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Jan,

The Spirit of the Word of Wisdom, of course, is that we abstain from habit-forming soda_can3and harmful substances. The Spirit may reveal to specific individuals or families that they should abstain from caffeine. However, abstaining from caffeine is not a requirement for either the baptismal or temple recommend interview and use of caffeine is not grounds for Church discipline.

Sincerely,

Gramps

 

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My husband is an avid soda drinker. It seems he must have it everyday. And it has to have caffeine. I've tried to convinced him to go without it for a week but he says he knows he can but he doesn't want to.

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