An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Tuesday, December 27, 2022


(Pro 27:27 KJV)  And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.

Recently I was visiting with a friend who has some very specific ideas about food.  He is not vegetarian and does not follow the kosher law but his habits come close to each.  At dinner in a Chinese restaurant he was very specific that he did not want anything with pork in it.  He has in the past eaten only brown rice and when he fixed himself some oatmeal he only put cold water on it.  Needless to say I do not ever plan on him preparing my meals.

The demand for no pork brought up a short discussion of the ideas of being vegan or vegetarian.  I think we were agreed that neither was a sin.  That was big of us, I know.  We also agreed that there was no Biblical basis for either one.  This is one of those verses that pushes the vegan approach out the spiritual door and makes it only personal choice.  A vegan could not partake of goat’s milk although it is clearly endorsed by Proverbs.

So?  It may not be an issue for you.  If it comes up don’t get into being judgmental unless the food junkie tries to tell you it is a Biblical requirement.  No.  Just no. 

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