Tag: food

  • 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…

  • Biblical Principle #227: Israel to Keep Year of Jubilee

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel was to celebrate every 50th year as a Year of Jubilee. Explanation GOD told Moses to have Israel celebrate a year-long Jubilee every 50th year. It was to be a holy year where the land was to be left unworked, just like the Sabbath year…

  • Biblical Principle #226: Sabbath Rest for Land

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel to let the land rest every seventh year. There was to be no sowing, harvesting, or pruning vineyards. Explanation GOD said to Moses: 1 Now the Lord spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai, saying, 2 “Speak to the children of Israel and say…

  • Biblical Principle #127: God Fed Israel with Manna

    Biblical Principles List Principle God fed Israel with manna during the exodus. Explanation As Israel journeyed from Egypt towards Mount Sinai, they grew hungry. Instead of taking their concern to GOD and asking for His help, they complained. But GOD was compassionate and answered their need. GOD miraculously provided a small sweet-tasting seed upon the…

  • 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…

  • Why Do Christians Fast? (Here are six common reasons)

    Why do Christians fast? It’s a simple question with multiple potential answers. In short, it depends. Below are six common reasons. But first, a couple of observations:

  • “I’m Starving!” No, You’re Really Not (Why we should stop using this thankless phrase)

    Have you ever said something to the effect of “I’m starving” in an attempt to describe your hunger? I have. Have you ever paused to think about what we’re saying when we use that phrase, even jokingly? Friends, if you have eaten a meal within the past 24 hours, no matter how hungry you may feel,…

  • December 29 – Revelation (part 3)

    Reading Rev. 8:7-13:18 Devotional The seven angels sounded their trumpets, one after another, and various events occurred following each trumpet sound. Each of these events was some form of suffering or death for people on the earth, and the descriptions of these events closely resemble the ten plagues GOD sent on Pharaoh in Moses’ days.…

  • December 14 – Paul’s Letter to the Colossians

    Reading Col. 1:1-4:18 Philemon 1-25 Devotional During the two years that Paul is under house arrest in Rome, he writes four letters which are sometimes called The Prison Epistles (the word “epistle” means a letter). Today we read Paul’s letter to the Colossians and to Philemon. Paul had not visited the city of Colosse, but…

  • November 19 – Jesus is Raised from the Dead

    Reading Matt. 28:2-4 Mark 16:1-7 Luke 24:4-8 Mark 16:8 John 20:2-10 Mark 16:9; John 20:11-17 Matt. 28:8-15 Luke 24:9-11, 13-35; John 20:19 Luke 24:36-44 John 20:21-29; 21:1-24 Matt. 28:16-20; Mark 16:15-18 Luke 24:45-51; Acts 1:6-11 Luke 24:52-53; Acts 1:12-26 Mark 16:20 John 20:30-31; 21:25 Devotional Early on Sunday morning there was a violent earthquake and…