YHWH teaches us to make a distinction between the clean and unclean, the set-apart(holy) and the common, and it is a commandment for us to do such.
1 Timothy 4:4 is sometimes used by modern Christians to teach it's okay to eat unclean animals, and also that those who obey YHWH and refuse to eat unclean animals are following doctrines of demons.
Such is great blasphemy since it is the only true doctrine from the only true creator and Elohim, Demons did not come up with the commandment to eat only “clean” animals, our Father YHWH did, the very one who designed our bodies and the animals.
Paul in his letter to Timothy is attacking those who will later teach what he calls "doctrines of demons" which commands us that we must be vegetarians, which YHWH our father never commanded that we MUST be vegetarians, and he told us which animals we are allowed to eat if we choose to.
If Paul WAS teaching to eat unclean animals then that would mean he was a false teacher since he was not in agreement with the Law of YHWH, and also it would mean he was contradicting his own words where he taught many times to keep the commandments.
Now, the text of this area says;
1 Timothy 4:1 “Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons through the insincerity of liars whose consciences are seared, who forbid marriage, and require abstinence from foods that Elohim created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth, For every creature of Elohim is good and nothing to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made set-apart by the word of Elohim and prayer”
This can not be saying what they claim it is saying.
How is obeying YHWH teachings of demons? After all, John plainly says those who do not obey the Law are of the satan!
What does obedience to the Bible have to do with liars?
This says these false people require abstinence from foods that Elohim created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
Elohim did not create unclean beasts to be our food, they're an abomination for us to eat.
It says "to those who believe and know the truth", YHWH told us which animals he created to be received with thanksgiving, he told us which to eat with thanksgiving.
The text literally says “creatures of Elohim”, which in this usage could be indication of there also being creatures that are not of Elohim.
Next is the words, "for it is made set apart(holy) by the word of Elohim". If we read the word of Elohim, then we see which animals are set-apart, and not every animal is set apart.
The "and prayer" does not contain any indication that we can talk to YHWH and get him to suddenly transform an unclean animal such as a pig that he told us to treat as an abomination into a “clean” one.
Unless it literally turned into a different animal then we would be sinning against YHWH, and disobeying/dishonoring him.
It would also be rebellious to ask such a thing of him when he has told us what to do.
If this was the only verse we had to look at to see Paul's stance on the Law, and what we could eat, then we wouldn't be able to draw many solid conclusions from it, but we have the entire Bible to compare it with and to look at as a whole, to help us understand the context and what is said, and when we indeed do that and look at all of the scriptures as a whole and not just single verses, we can know what is said and what is not said.
Romans 7:12 "Therefore the Law is holy, and the commandments holy and righteous and good"
Job 14:4 "Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one"
Isaiah 65:3 "A people who provoke me to anger continually to my face, who sacrifice in gardens, and burn incense on altars of brick, who sit among the graves and spend the night in the tombs, who eat pig's flesh, and the broth of abominable things is in their vessels, who say, keep to yourself, do not come near me, for I am holier than you. These are smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all the day. Behold, it is written before me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay, I will indeed repay into their bosom"
Isaiah 66:22 "For as the new heavens and the new earth which I will make shall remain before me, says YHWH, so shall your seed and your name remain, and it shall come to pass that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, says YHWH, and they shall go forth and look on the carcasses of the men that have transgressed against me, for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched, and they shall be a repulsion to all flesh"
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