Tag: animals

  • Biblical Principle #264: Laws for Injuries and Damages Suffered

    Biblical Principles List Principle The Law of Moses prescribed economic remedies for specific situations involving injury or damage. Explanation The Law of Moses covered the following scenarios in this category: Open Pits 33 “If a man opens a pit, or digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls…

  • Why Do Christians Eat Pork?

    Why do Christians eat pork? In the Old Testament, the Law of Moses included dietary restrictions for avoiding certain types of animals, including pigs. Moses wrote: 4 “‘There are some that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, but you must not eat them. The camel, though it chews the cud, does…

  • 6 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Our Pets (How Your Animal Can Make You a Better Person)

    As I’m writing this, my family is in the midst of grieving the loss of our fourteen-and-a-half year-old cat we affectionately named Luckie Bear. Luckie had been sick for several weeks and we feared the worst. After multiple trips to the vet, and several medicines and shots, we reached the difficult conclusion that his time…

  • September 8 – Job’s Great Loss

    Reading Job 1:1-3:26 Devotional Today we begin reading the account of Job. Our reading will be taken from the book of Job through the next ten days. It is uncertain when the book of Job was written, but the man Job lived a long, long time ago, hundreds of years before Abraham. Job is referred…

  • March 4 – Obey Whether You Understand or Not

    Reading Lev. 11:46-47 Deut. 14:3-5 Lev. 11:4-23, 41-45, 24-38; 20:25-26; 11:39-40 Deut. 14:21a Lev. 17:15-16 Ex. 22:31 Lev. 17:10-14; 7:22-25 Ex. 23:19b Devotional In today’s reading GOD gave the Israelites a list of animals they could not eat. GOD said that eating them or touching their dead carcass would cause them to be unclean until evening. GOD told the…