Yep. That hits the bulls eye. If we just eat enough organics and stay away from the tabooed corporate processed foods, then we will enjoy eternal life. That what is being proclaimed in households (especially home school households) all across our land.
Don't be fooled though. With each bite we commend ourselves to the care of God. This is why we pray before and after meals. We acknowledge that no matter what we eat, we are at the mercy of God.
I always say, the same quail that fed the Israelites in the wilderness was the same quail that God used to kill thousands of them. It was the best bird, coming directly from God (and free range at that!). It is simply a reminder that even the most healthy carrot can be a poison to us if God does not add his graces to it. Likewise, the sugared cereal or the processed meat can provide health and satisfaction if the Lord would deem it to be so.
The Bible tells us to beware of gluttony, and Christian prudence says that we ought to seek the best care of our physic. However, we would be fools to erect a system of uninspired food laws.
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