Figs

Then Isaiah said, "Take a lump of figs." So they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered – 2 Kings 20:7, NKJV. King Hezekiah had a boil that was serious enough to kill him but he prayed and begged God to let him live and God answered his prayer. God promised that …

It’s My Business

Whenever I tell people that I run a foraging business, they give me very strange looks. “Why did you choose to do that?” They’d ask. I explain to them that it’s something I love to do and that there’s nothing more rewarding than foraging for berries in the woods and making wild berry syrup. That …

Anise

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone – Matthew 23:23 Anise is commonly known as dill. In Jesus’ time it …

A Simple Diet

Now John was clothed with camel's hair and with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey – Mark 1:6, NKJV. I always wondered about John the Baptist’s diet of locusts and wild honey. The honey part I get but locusts? Then, I remembered that in Leviticus 11:21, 22, God …

Food Matters

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself – Daniel 1:8, NKJV. Getty Image Daniel and his three friends chose to eat …

It Matters

Colleen and her friend, Marlene were having their regular morning Bible study in the lounge area at the office.  Colleen was reading. "For it doesn’t go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body.  In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean." "Wait a minute.  Where does it say that …

Raisin Cake

So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tabernacle that David had erected for it. Then they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.  And when David had finished offering the burnt offerings and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord.  Then he distributed …

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