Deuteronomy 14: 2 – 8; Leviticus 11:2 – 8; 26 – 28
Clean animals – Ox, sheep, goat, hart (deer), roebuck (male roe deer), mountain goat. Deer is also known as venison. Other clean land animals that are cud chewing and that also have split the hooves are: sheep/lamb, antelope, buffalo/bison, elk, reindeer, caribou, gazelle, ibex, cattle, giraffe, and moose.
Unclean animals – any animal that does not chew the cud and does not have split the hooves: badger, bear, camel, cat, cheetah, coney (type of rabbit), coyote, dog, donkey elephant, ferret, fox, gorilla, hare/rabbit, hippopotamus, horse, hyena, jackal, kangaroo, lion, leopard, llama, monkey, mule, opossum, panther, pig/swine porcupine, raccoon, rhinoceros, skunk, squirrel, tiger, wallaby (look like small kangaroos), wolf, zebra and any four foot animals with paws
Deuteronomy 14:9 – 10; Leviticus 11:9 -12
Clean sea creatures – albacore, anchovy, bass, bluefish, bonita, carp, cod, crappie, drum, flounder, garfish, grouper, grunt, haddock, halibut, hardhead, herring, mackerel, minnow, mahi-mahi (or bottlenose dolphin fish, not the mammal dolphin), Perch (bream), pickerel, pike, rockfish, salmon, sheepshead, skipjack, smelt, snapper, sole, tarpon, trout, tuna, yellowtail
Unclean sea creatures – bullhead, abalone (mollusk resembles a clam), cuttlefish (resembles a squid), dolphin, catfish, clam, jellyfish, otter, eel, crab, limpet (aquatic snail), porpoise (a small tooth whale slightly resembles a dolphin), European turbot, crayfish, octopus, seal, lobster, squid (calamari), walrus, paddlefish, mussel (resemble clam), whale, shark, prawn (resembles a large shrimp), stickleback, oyster, squid, scallop, sturgeon, shrimp, swordfish
Deuteronomy 14:11; Leviticus 11:13 – 20
Clean birds – chicken, turkey, dove, pigeon, and quail
Unclean birds – the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray, the glede, the kite, and the vulture after his kind, every raven after his kind, the owl, the night hawk, the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind, The little owl, and the great owl, and the swan (water hen), the pelican, and the gier eagle, and the cormorant, the stork, the heron (parrot) after her kind, the lapwing, and the bat. Other unclean birds include duck, geese, flamingos, anything that has webbed feet and its eggs
Leviticus 11:21 – 25; 29 – 32; 41 – 43
Clean creeping things – locust, bald locust, beetle (believe to be a cricket in this text), grasshopper
*a rule of thumb is if they have four legs two creep and two legs to leap then they are clean*
Unclean creeping things – beetle, roach, praying mantis, weasel, mouse, tortoise, ferret, gecko, crocodile, sand lizard, chameleon, frogs, salamanders, spiders, centipedes, millipedes, all reptiles
Artificial and natural flavoring are made with unclean animals. Genetically Modified (GMO) are unclean we are not to eat foods made in labs.
Deuteronomy 12:23 -25 teaches that meat should be well done. The meat that we eat should not have any blood in it otherwise it is unclean. Rare, medium rare, etc. are unclean
Beware of MSG (monosodium glutamate) – http://lifespa.com/sneaky-names-for-msg-check-your-labels/
Things you probably did not know contained swine – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1217794/From-bullets-bread-beer-tambourines-toothpaste–plus-180-things-pig.html
Information on artificial sweeteners: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/11/06/aspartame-most-dangerous-substance-added-to-food.aspx; http://aspartame.mercola.com/; http://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2008/12/metabolic-dangers-of-high-fructose-corn-syrup/Page-01
Written by Brother Whitfield
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