This Revelation 18:4 – Come Out Of Her study focuses whether the set-apart saints should eat pork.
Eating the flesh of pigs was forbidden by our Holy Father:
“And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you. Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you.” Leviticus 11:7-8
“And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase.” Deuteronomy 14:8
Our Father didn’t ban eating pigs because He’s a control freak; He did it because they are unclean and their meat is not healthy to eat.
The role of a pig is to be a garbage disposal, and they enjoy their job. Pigs eat everything, dead bodies, rotting things, etc. And they love wallowing around in the muck.
But they lack sweat glands to excrete toxins, so the toxins collect in their fat cells and meat.
Because they don’t get rid of toxins effectively, their bodies become a cesspool of toxins, and pus oozes out of them.
They have the poorest digestive tract of all other animals of similar hierarchy, so their body provides a thriving environment for cysts, tapeworms, spores, etc.
Cooking the meat doesn’t destroy all of the parasites, so they can get into human bodies, and even enter their brain.
The pork tapeworm can live for decades inside the human body, creating all sorts of trauma and sickness.
In modern farming, pigs are raised in cramped metal crates.
Pigs on factory farms are forced to live amid their own feces and vomit—and sometimes even amid the corpses of other pigs. Extreme crowding, poor ventilation, and filth lead to rampant disease.
We can clearly see why the Father told us not to eat pork.
Some say that the Old Testament commands were nailed to the cross, so we don’t have to observe them anymore.
The truth is that it was the written record of your sins that were nailed to the cross, not the law.
But that aside, let me ask you a simple question:
Did pigs change when Messiah died on the cross?
Of course the answer is no, so they are still unclean animals, and our Father told His set-apart ones not to eat them.
It’s really as simple as that. Those who desire to honor the Father, trust Him and obey Him, and they deny the desires of their flesh.
Not only has the enemy caused Christians to observe the pagan-based Easter instead of Passover, but he has conditioned them to traditionally serve ham on Easter. 🙁
Some point to Mark 7:17-23, to proclaim that we can eat all things:
“And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable. nd he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, it cannot defile him; Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats? And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.”
But the context of Mark 7:17-23 is about the disciples eating with unwashed hands. It is not a license to eat foods which our Creator banned.
The Father forbid eating the bottom feeders of the waters too.
“And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you: They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination.” Leviticus 11:10-11
Shrimp, lobster, crawfish, crabs, etc., are all bottom-feeders; meaning they feed on the waste that collects on the bottom of bodies of water.
They serve a vital role in helping keep the water clean, but they don’t get rid of the toxins effectively; so their meat is not healthy to eat.
The Father knows what’s best for our health. The question is, do we desire to honor our Father above our own flesh?
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