In Proverbs 15:17 Solomon says, “Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.” When the Israelites were slaves in Egypt, they ate vegetables such as cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic (Numbers 4:5).
Throughout my life, I have had the opportunity to travel to many different countries. Each of the countries that I have visited has had a profound impact on my life- some more than others. I still have vivid memories of the countries that I traveled to at a young age.
The word “walk” or “walking” is found throughout the Bible, both in the Old and New Testaments. Early on, Genesis 3:8 tells us “Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as He was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God.” Enoch began walking with the Lord after his son, Methuselah, was born.
Leviticus 11: 1-47 states, “The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
"Say to the Israelites: Of all the animals that live on land, these are the ones you may eat:
You may eat any animal that has a split hoof completely divided and that chews the cud.
Making the change to the “Mediterranean Healthstyle,” as Dr. Don Colbert M.D. states, requires essential changes to one’s pantry. Before beginning this change of diet, our cabinets were filled with processed foods loaded in hydrogenated fats.
Ezekiel was a prophet in the Old Testament who God chose to tell the Jews that the Babylonians were going to destroy Judah. The Jewish people at that time had conformed to worldly ways such as worshiping idols, prostitution and many other sins. God says in Ezekiel that the city of Judah makes the citizens of Sodom look like saints.
I have tried many “diet plans” that seem to be a cure all and promise to “melt away the pounds.” I have tried the shakes and the teas and the prescription medicine. Some did the trick and some were a complete waste of time, effort, and money.