Can you thank God for that Meal?

I was asked a question recently that I feel needs to be shared with many as this is something many Christians wrestle with today. It has to do with what Paul says to Timothy one day regarding the food Christians eat.

When speaking of a widespread mindset in the last days, 1 Timothy 4:3-5 says that some will be "Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer."

Many like to use this passage to claim it's ok to eat what the Bible defines as unclean foods because Paul said it should be received "with thankgsgiving." But notice right off that Paul mentions only "them which believe and know the truth" are going to understand this. In other words, the obedient Christians that trust their Bibles will easily understand truth like this when it comes to them for the first time. What I mean is, the Holy Spirit moves such souls into complete agreement with it quite easily because it is written by the God they love. But the point Paul makes here that has to do with the meat "which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving" is where many get confused.

Biblical fact here is that God's obedient people would never give thanks for something He never gave them. As even science has proven that the pig, shellfish, oysters or any other unclean meat is dangerous to the human body and so it's clear the Lord specifically said we must not eat it for a reason. In fact, He actually outlines in detail which animals can and cannot be eaten in Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14. And so how can any one give thanks for a meal that has meat in it the Lord said never to eat in the first place? You simply cannot say thank you for something never given.

As for what sparks the statement wherein Paul touches on some who will be forbidding people to marry, and commanding others to abstain from meats that the Lord said was ok to eat; I know of only one church on earth that does that. The Roman Catholic church forbids their priests to marry. And during their Pagan festival of Lent, they forbid all Catholics to eat even of clean meats on Fridays.

Now yes, I am fully aware many of you that subscribe to my blog or my YouTube page are Vegan just as I am because many of us have heard the call to ready ourselves for the Edenic diet in Heaven wherein no animals will be eaten and so we don't even eat of the clean animals anymore. However, according to biblical jurisprudence it is still considered acceptable for mankind to do so since the Lord allowed it in Noah's day. But in today's world with all the drugs they pump into the clean and unclean animals and the fact they even refuse to remove the blood from the animals before selling their meat; eating such things is why so many die of disease today. In fact, the drugs are bad enough, but eating the clean animals with the blood is literally against the will of God for He plainly stated in Deuteronomy 15:23, "Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water."

And for those wondering, yes; this is also doctrinally valid in New Testament times because the human body is still subject to the same diseases as it was thousands of years ago. In fact, 3 years after the cross of Christ when Peter was in vision he misunderstood what the vision meant at first and thought the Lord was telling him it was ok to eat unclean animals. Peter actually stated in Acts 11:8, "But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth." And if you read on and hear what Peters says that vision really meant, you see it had nothing to do with eating unclean foods. 

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