your friends drink
Many communities offer programmes that encourage kids to abstain from alcohol and drug use.
Rather than vote yea or nay, I choose to abstain.
You abstain, you are a teetotaler.
Buddhists have five precepts or ethic requirements that they must adhere to. They must abstain from killing, abstain from taking what is not given, abstain from sexual misconduct, abstain from false speak, and abstain from drinking alcohol.
You should abstain from alcohol: - if you're pregnant - if you plan to operate a machine that could cause injury - if you are taking medication that could cause a contrary interaction
apologize to them
I shouldn't think so seen as tho they abstain from sex, alcohol and drugs.
Say that you will leave a party after just one drink.
As a denomination, No. Most fundamental protestant denominations abstain from Alcohol. Some use it in Communion but most use grape juice.
If you are over the age of six and do not have a legitimate reason to fast and abstain from eating meat (health or age, for example) you are bound by the rule to abstain under pain of serious sin.
Not all baptist are alike so not all of them will abstain from the same things but some abstain from any form of tobacco, alcohol, and modernist views. Some more fundamentalist will abstain from modern styles of dress and fashion, Rock, Rap, and even Christian rock music, TV, and movies. Anything that is to worldly.