Flesh-Eating to Killing Other Men
Christ Jesus said to his disciples that they were like sheep among wolves.
Christ Jesus did not eat meat, though he might eat fish. He did not eat beef and steak. Does it mean meat-eating is an act of unholiness?
From the beginning, dose the nature need flesh-eating animals to suppress too much increase of grass-eating animals? However, according to a theory, animals are essentially flesh-eating, since they cannot take amino acid from grass. Only special animals that keep in their digestive tracts some bacteria that produce amino acid from grass can live as grass-eating animals.
So, it seems that God created other animals in addition to plants so that men can eat them. It might not be a sin at all for men to kill other animals to eat them. And God might even allow flesh-eating animals to kill and eat grass-eating animals. But there is a limit in killing other animals, of course.
For example, if white men with advanced weapons regard black men without effective weapons as living things inferior to them, the white men might enslave or kill the black men without the lash of their conscience. If a man despises another too much to regard him as a fellow human being, he might kill the other like a flesh-eating animal killing a grass-eating animal.
So, a habit of meat-eating must be carefully observed.
God allowed human beings to kill and eat other animals. But, through this habit, human beings developed skills of killing that could be easily directed to other human beings.
So, essentially human beings should not develop the skill and technology of killing more than that needed for killing other animals to eat them. God must not have expected human beings to develop weapons so as to kill one another.
The world without weapons against other human beings must be a right one.
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Joh 4:16 Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
Joh 4:17 The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband:
Joh 4:18 For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.
Joh 4:19 The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.