The study in the Book of Acts led to the Day of Pentecost, though celebrated annually, never had there been such a day as the one fifty days after resurrection of Jesus.
The Spirit of God poured Himself on the believers.
Many in Jerusalem heard the marvelous works of God in his/her own language.
Others mocking said, “They are full of new wine.” Acts 2:13
Peter assured the crowd they were not drunk.
I’ve been around a few drunks and I don’t think I ever heard any of them quote scripture or prophesy while drunk.
A choice between the two – being drunk or filled with the Spirit – I would take Spirit any day!
Drunkenness leads to slurred speech, stumbling, confusion, passing out, and a hangover.
Filled with the Holy Spirit leads to sharing the Gospel.
You will find the most unlikely person you can think of giving a testimony and preaching the Word of God.
Being filled with the Spirit leads to prayer and the salvation of others.
You don’t get that from being drunk!
Do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another in the fear of God. Eph 5:18-21