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John UK wrote: 6. Proof is in the eating. I will give you a diet which will IMPROVE your health, either immediately or in the future. 7. If you want to suffer later in life because of what you ate, don't blame THE LORD, but your own eating habits.
Would you say that health and longevity are solely in the hands of God especially for His children?
Prov 10:27 The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
Deut 4:40 Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days upon the earth, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, for ever
Eph 6:2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise) 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
John UK wrote: And you think the Lord's parable was about food?
Yes. Thats why Peter replied, "14 But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean."
"He was ordered by a voice from heaven to make use of this plenty and variety which God had sent him (v. 13): "Rise, Peter, kill and eat: without putting any difference between clean and unclean, take which thou hast most mind to." The distinction of meats which the law made was intended to put a difference between Jew and Gentile, that it might be difficult to them to dine and sup with a Gentile, because they would have that set before them which they were not allowed to eat; and now the taking off of that prohibition was a plain allowance to converse with the Gentiles, and to be free and familiar with them. Now they might fare as they fared, and therefore might eat with them, and be fellow-commoners with them" M.Henry)
ps; Do you think the Bible teaches "Veggie only"??
John UK wrote: 1. I like the easy questions, Neil. here it is - the blueprint written by God: Genesis 1:27-29 KJV 29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat...... 3. You think I'm a Food Legalist?
Didn't God change the shopping list John.....
Acts 10:10 And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance,
11 And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:
12 Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.
13 And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.