Lawfully Clean or Not?

Reading List

Alternate Labels

  • Clean Food Laws
  • Clean Animals
  • Vegetarianism
  • Contamination

Key Passages

  • Matthew 5:17; 18; 19; Isaiah 42:21; Messiah Yeshua said that he did not abolish the law; but He magnified and glorified the way to obey the law.
  • Genesis 1:29; Adam and Eve were instructed to eat the lawfully identified seed bearing plants and fruit. After Adam and Eve sinned, then lawfully clean animals were added to their diet.
  • Genesis 4:2; 4; Abel was a Shepherd and his offering of a sacrificial lamb was pleasing to Yahweh.
  • Genesis 8:20; Noah sacrificed lawfully clean animals as an acceptable offering to Yahweh.
  • Genesis 9:3; Yahweh approved of Noah’s righteous obedience. Yahweh instructed Noah that he may eat lawfully clean animals along with the identified edible seed bearing plants and fruit.
  • Genesis 18:1-2; 3-4; 5-6; 7-8; Abraham served lawfully clean food to Yahweh on Passover.
  • Leviticus 10:10; 11; 11:1-18:1; Ezekiel 44:23; 24; Yahweh instructed Moses to teach Israel to identify the lawfully clean food and to abstain from contamination.
  • Mark 7:8-9; 18; 19; Messiah Yeshua did not change the law that identifies clean animals that are edible for food. Deceptive translators have changed Messiah’s instructions that teach obedience to Yahweh’s commanded laws.
  • Acts 15:20; 21; Messiah’s apostles taught Gentile disciples to abstain from all unclean contamination, according to the instructions given to Moses.
  • Romans 14:2; The apostle Paul understood that vegetarians were not required to eat lawfully clean animals that Yahweh has also identified as food.
  • 1 Timothy 4:3; 5; Yahweh’s instructions identified lawfully clean food for the benefit of all mankind. The written word of Yahweh sanctifies and sets apart only lawfully clean animals for food.
  • 2 Timothy 3:16; All Scripture is valuable for correcting errors by restoring obedience to Yahweh’s words of truth that lead to righteousness.

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