Are there foods a Christian should avoid?

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What does the Bible say about what foods we should eat? Are there foods a Christian should avoid?

Tell me what you think ?
 

7seasrekeyed

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very true well for me that will be 30% of all foods haha
sadly, I cannot eat shellfish...never ate lots of it, but I did like some lobster, scallops or crab once in a while

yes yes I know the Israelites were forbidden to eat these things but I don't view that as a command to Christians

I can eat fish though so that's good

30% you say? ouch!
 
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sadly, I cannot eat shellfish...never ate lots of it, but I did like some lobster, scallops or crab once in a while

yes yes I know the Israelites were forbidden to eat these things but I don't view that as a command to Christians

I can eat fish though so that's good

30% you say? ouch!

Scallops and crabs are pretty good!

Your right it's hard to say , I've heard that Christians are largely encouraged to choose their diet based on the way that they feel led by God to live the most Godly lifestyle but though it would be interesting to see if any body had comments.

Yes 30% no fun but it has helped me change my diet to a healthier one :)
 
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In the old testament, God told the jews they could not eat anything that crawls (bugs), but could eat hoof-footed animals that chew the cud (cows, lambs), but not to eat those hoofed animals that don't chew the cud (like pigs). Birds were ok to eat too...

But in the new testament, Jesus said that what you put in your mouth doesn't defile you (cause you to sin), so he basically said that what you eat won't make you a sinner. He said only that which comes out of your mouth defiles you (things you say).
 
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In the old testament, God told the jews they could not eat anything that crawls (bugs), but could eat hoof-footed animals that chew the cud (cows, lambs), but not to eat those hoofed animals that don't chew the cud (like pigs). Birds were ok to eat too...

But in the new testament, Jesus said that what you put in your mouth doesn't defile you (cause you to sin), so he basically said that what you eat won't make you a sinner. He said only that which comes out of your mouth defiles you (things you say).
Could not have explain it better !
 

Demi777

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Acts 15:20 King James Version (KJV)
20 But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

No more, no less
 
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Acts 15:20 King James Version (KJV)
20 But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

No more, no less
Hey ! what does this mean to you ?
 

Demi777

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Hey ! what does this mean to you ?
Simple
We shouldnt eat meat that hasnt had the blood run out. Strangled animals count too as the life is in the blood.
Also food sacrificed to idols like halal shouldnt be eaten by us
 
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Simple
We shouldnt eat meat that hasnt had the blood run out. Strangled animals count too as the life is in the blood.
Also food sacrificed to idols like halal shouldnt be eaten by us
No let me ask you, you say "Strangled animals count too" do you eat chicken ? do you eat meat at all ? just curious ..
 

Demi777

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No let me ask you, you say "Strangled animals count too" do you eat chicken ? do you eat meat at all ? just curious ..
Yes to chicken but when it comes to pork and cow i avoid some dishes. Why shouldnt I eat meat at all? Just because I think its important?
 
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Chickens from factory farms are killed in a variety inhumane ways. The same goes for cows, pigs, etc , reason why I asked ... I eat meat as well .. Was not questioning what you said or eat I hope you don't see it that way. This is just a healthy post to see peoples opinions

Have a nice day !
 
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Miri

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Generally you might want to avoid eating too much of this.

It’s not in the bible specifically, but it does says we are the temple of
the Holy Spirit. So it makes sense to look after yourself and not give
yourself an early heart attack if you can avoid doing so.




 

noblenut

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What does the Bible say about what foods we should eat? Are there foods a Christian should avoid?

Tell me what you think ?
food is a cultural thing and it can be bad to eat things outside your culture if u are not use to them, and if something is unclean to u then do not eat it, also food that is offered to other deities.