Charismatic thinking mistakenly sees similarities between the effects of alcohol and the filling of the Spirit. This verse describes tremendous differences between them. Here are the details of Spirit-filling together with the fruit and the means of obtaining this filling.
The old life looked to alcohol which could never ‘fill’ the soul as the Spirit does. Should believers imbibe at all? Biblical answers presented. Also, the blessing of the filling of the Spirit, and precisely what this means