ETNOREFLIKA: Jurnal Sosial dan Budaya
Vol 10 No 2 (2021): Volume 10 Nomor 2, Juni 2021


Fredik Melkias Boiliu (Sekolah Tinggi Teologi REAL Batam)
Desetina Harefa (Sekolah Tinggi Teologi REAL Batam)
Dewi Lidya S (Sekolah Tinggi Teologi REAL Batam)
Ardianto Lahagu (Sekolah Tinggi Teologi REAL Batam)
Solmeriana Sinaga (Universitas Mercubuana Jakarta)

Article Info

Publish Date
30 Jun 2021


This article aims to discuss drug abuse in the perspective of Christian religious education. Narcotics are basically good drugs when used according to the dosage or doctor's recommendations for health. However, if someone uses it without medical indication or without a doctor's instructions because of the disease or other things recommended by the doctor, it will cause addiction / addiction and dependence popularly known as narcotics. In this case, without the indication (use) recommended by a doctor or an improper dose it will be dangerous to human health and can even cause sudden death. Bible neither directly addresses the topic of drug abuse nor mentions literal prohibition on narcotics and their use. However, it does not mean drug abuse is allowed. In Christian faith, believers must abstain from drugs because drugs can damage both physically and spiritually. In Corinthians 7: 1, it explains "purify yourselves from all things that can defile body and spirit, so that your position may be perfect in the fear of God". This means that as a Christian, he must protect and purify his body so that he does not sin. Thus, drugs can damage the body, both soul and mind, so drug use is not allowed. In this article, the author uses literature review and literature research methods, utilizing written ideas as a source of emphasis on the interpretation and analysis of the meaning of the.

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Religion Arts Humanities Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media Social Sciences


The ETNORELIKA journal is dedicated as a scientific periodical publication which is expected to be an arena for exchanging ideas and thoughts in the field of Anthropology in particular and the social sciences in general. Etnoreflika comes with a mission to build tradition and academic climate for ...