Counsels On Diet and Foods -- Study Guide


Lesson 11—Flesh Meats

A. Reading and Study Assignment: Counsels on Diet and Foods, pp. 373-416 CD-SG 28.1

B. Study Questions CD-SG 28.2

(Complete the quotations by filling in the missing word or words. Answer the questions by writing your answers in the appropriate blanks. The numbers in parentheses at the end of each question indicate the pages where the answers are found in the text.) CD-SG 28.3

1. The diet designed originally by God for our first parents consisted of _______________________________________ _____________________________ (P.373) CD-SG 28.4

2. What was God’s reason, after the Flood, for permitting that long-lived race to eat animal food? ______________________ ___________________________________________ (P.373) CD-SG 28.5

3. “As a general thing, the Lord did not provide His people with flesh meats in the desert, because He knew that the use of this diet would create __________________ and ______________ _____________________.” (P.375) CD-SG 28.6

4. “Our habits of eating and drinking show whether we are of the __________ or among the number whom the ______________ by His mighty cleaver of truth has separated from the world.” (P.379) CD-SG 28.7

5. “Again and again ______________________________ that God is trying to lead us _______________step by step to His ____________________________,— that man should subsist upon the natural ________________ of the ______________.” (P.380) CD-SG 28.8

6. “How can those who are seeking to become ______________, ______________and ____________, that they may have the companionship of heavenly angels, continue to use as food anything that has so harmful an effect on ___________ and ___________.” (P.380) CD-SG 28.9

7. Among those who are waiting for the coming of the Lord, what will cease to form a part of their diet? __________________ (P.380, P.381) CD-SG 28.10

8. What work will have to be done before God’s people can “stand before Him a perfected people” ? _______________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _____________________ (P.381) CD-SG 28.11

9. What areas of health are endangered by eating the flesh of animals?
a. ________________
b. ________________
c. ________________ (P.382)
CD-SG 28.12

10. “Those who eat flesh meat disregard ___________________ _________________________________________________ ________________.” (P.383) CD-SG 28.13

11. “______________, _______________, and ______________ ________________are largely caused by _______________ ___________.” (P.383) CD-SG 28.14

12. “Animals are becoming more and more_________________, and it will not be long until _________________________ will be ______________ by many besides Seventh-day Ad ventists.” (P.384) CD-SG 28.15

13. The liability to disease is increased how many times by the eating of meat? ______________ (P.386) CD-SG 29.1

14. “It is _____________for those who make free use of flesh meats to have an _______________________brain and an _______ _______________ intellect.” (P.389) CD-SG 29.2

15. ” The mortality caused by meat eating is not discerned; if it were, we would hear no more arguments and excuses in favor of the indulgence of the appetite for ________________________ ______________. ” (P.391) CD-SG 29.3

16. “It is a _______________ to suppose that ________________ ________________ depends on the use of _________________ _____________.” (P.396) CD-SG 29.4

17. When flesh is discarded, with what should it be replaced? _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (P.397) CD-SG 29.5

18. “Let not any of our _____________ set an evil example in the eating of _____________________________.” (P.399) CD-SG 29.6

19. Is the use of flesh foods a test of fellowship? ______________ (P.401) CD-SG 29.7

20. Are students in our schools to be served flesh meats? ___________ (P.403) CD-SG 29.8

21. “I have been shown that the __________ that were given us in the early days of the message are to be regarded as just as __________________ by our people ______________ as they were then.” (P.416) CD-SG 29.9

C. Thought and Discussion Questions CD-SG 29.10

1. What caused much of the wickedness of the antediluvian world?

CD-SG 29.11

2. Why did the Lord give flesh food to Israel in the wilderness?

CD-SG 29.12

3. What are some of the results caused by eating flesh meats?

CD-SG 29.13

4. How does meat eating affect the mind?

CD-SG 29.14

5. Have you carefully and prayerfully sought to understand the will of God in these matters?

CD-SG 29.15