Surely Christians in our modern age need not be concerned with the question of eating or not eating food sacrificed to idols. Or should they? While seeking to obey God’s word, may Christians eat food offered to idols? Does the New Testament really teach what some have supposed about this question? Continue reading
Bible Study Question
Deuteronomy 14:21 states that “you shall not eat anything that dies of itself, you may give it to the alien who is within your gates, that he may eat it or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the Lord your God.” Why can a foreigner or alien eat something that dies of itself, and doesn’t it become toxic when an animal dies?
Some may wonder why we teach an obligation to keep some laws of the Old Testament, such as the ten commandments and the law of clean and unclean meats, but not some other laws of the Old Testament, such as the “ritual after childbirth.” Continue reading