Eating pork and other unclean meats displeases God and is considered in judgement: “those who feast on pork and rats and other detestable meats will come to a terrible end i.e. destroyed together, says the Lord.” (Is 66:15-17; Is 65:2-4). God says those who do things in which He doesn’t delight will be destroyed (Is 66:4). 🙀😭 The guidance for clean and unclean foods is in Lev 11 and Deut 14. Even before God chose the Jews, man knew what foods were clean and unclean, as seen in Noah knowing which animals were clean and unclean for the ark. Gen 7:2
Food: What does Timothy mean by sanctified food by the word of God?
1 Timothy 4:4-5 Food: What does Timothy mean by sanctifying food by the word of God? Does he mean I can simply say some words of God to make unclean food clean? Like can I say some words of God and snakes or pigs become clean and their effect on my health is vanquished? If … Continue reading Food: What does Timothy mean by sanctified food by the word of God?
What did Jesus mean: it’s not what goes into the mouth that defiles a man?
Matthew 15:11; Matthew 15:!6-20 This passage doesn’t say that nothing we eat defiles us. It’s talking about eating with unwashed hands! 😲 See verses 2 and 20 for the context of what’s being discussed. When we read only one verse without reading for context, we often risk misinterpreting the Bible.