Isaiah 51:1-2 reads, “Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the Lord: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.” God promised Abraham that his seed would be blessed and multiplied “...as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore...and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed...” Genesis 22:16-18; 28:14.
Dominiquae Bierman states, “The Hebrew word for seed is Zerah. Zerah can only be natural, like in the male sperm or the seed of a plant. So when the Lord sowed Ephraim among the nations, he sowed natural seed of Abraham that multiplied and became ‘The Fullness of the Gentiles’.”
Romans 11:13-23 reads, “...For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office...And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree; Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee. Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in...And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.”
The commonwealth of Israel is made up of both Jew and Gentile who keep His commandments. John 15:1-11; Romans 11:22.
THE CHURCH HAS DIVORCED ITSELF FROM ITS ROOTS—WE MUST GET BACK TO OUR ROOTS!
Jeremiah 31:31-33 states, “Behold the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah: Not according to the covenant in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake...But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of ISRAEL; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts...”
Ephesians 5:26 then states, “That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.” Our salvation is based on grace through faith. The law cannot save us. But, when we become born again (Ekklesia), a process called sanctification starts. This is where the Lord begins writing the law in our hearts by His word and spirit. We are suppose to transform our minds...by the word of God.
Which word is the Scriptures talking about? The Old Testament since it was all the disciples had. For over 300 years the Ekklesia (Church), had only the Old Testament Scriptures to develop them since the New Testament was not canonized.
The Scriptures used to be one book. It was the divorced church that gave it the title Old and New Testament.
2 Timothy 3:16 tells us, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:”
The Hebrew word Torah means instruction and that is what 2 Timothy 3:16 is saying. The Torah which is known as the law is instruction in righteousness. Romans 8:4, “That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the spirit.”
NOTE: “ALL SCRIPTURE” means “ALL SCRIPTURE”, so let us examine “ALL SCRIPTURE” meaning the reality of Prophets, Apostles, gifts of the Holy Spirit such as working of miracles and healings etc. so that the Church can be made perfect and effective for the battle and commission Jesus gave us when He left.
Our salvation does not depend on keeping the dietary laws and laws concerning the sabbath, but our health does!
Hosea 4:6 tells us, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.”
Breaking the laws of God even out of ignorance causes harm to us physically, mentally, psychologically and spiritually!
PLEASE, THIS TEACHING SHOULD NOT CAUSE DIVISION BUT APPRECIATION AND HEALTH. IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO ADHERE TO IT THAT IS YOUR PREROGATIVE. AGAIN YOUR SALVATION DOES NOT DEPEND ON OBEYING IT. IF YOU WANT TO REMAIN IN IGNORANCE, BUT ARE REALLY BORN AGAIN, YOU WILL STILL SEE HEAVEN AND YOUR SPIRIT WILL LEAVE YOUR BODY SOONER!
1 Timothy 4:4-5 tells us, “For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.”
It is sanctified by the word and prayer, not just prayer! So what does the word of God say concerning what we eat?
Genesis 7:2 tells us what is fit for human consumption, “Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.”
THE DIETARY LAWS or INSTRUCTIONS, are found in Leviticus chapter 11.
Nutritional Laws which are given from the Lord are critical for health. Scripture tells us that God writes His laws on our hearts. This is why it is so important to “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15)
We are suppose to study and understand the Scriptures for our salvation, health, marriage and happiness. I am convinced that most Christians have been taught incorrectly in most churches and they themselves have not personally, adequately studied the Scriptures to know the truth so consequently they remain in their sins. They remain in their sickness and depression or develop it for this reason. John 8:32 reads, “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”
REMEMBER: TEACHING ON THIS SHOULD NOT CAUSE CHRISTIANS TO SEPARATE ONE FROM ANOTHER. ONLY PRIDE AND SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS ON EITHER SIDE OF TRUTH CAN CAUSE STRIFE: AGAIN, IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO ACCEPT THIS TRUTH REMAIN AS YOU ARE AND WE WILL REMAIN IN HARMONY. IF YOU WANT A HIGHER ANOINTING TO COME UPON YOU WITH BETTER HEALTH AND HAPPINESS THAN RECEIVE TRUTH.