Seeds of Faith

"And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him." ~~ Hebrews 11:6

"So, whether you eat or drink,
or whatever you do,
do all to the glory of God."
~~ 1 Corinthians 10:1

Foods of the Bible

  • "Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am faint with love." ~~ Song of Solomon 2:5
  • "For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land--a land with streams and pools of water, with springs flowing in the valleys and hills; a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey; a land where bread will not be scarce and you will lack nothing; a land where the rocks are iron and you can dig copper out of the hills." ~~ Deuteronomy 8: 7-9
  • "Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt; put them in a storage jar and use them to make bread for yourself. You are to eat it during the 390 days you lie on your side." ~~ Ezekiel 4:9
  • "They also brought wheat and barley, flour and roasted grain, beans and lentils, honey and curds, sheep, and cheese from cows' milk for David and his people to eat. For they said, 'The people have become hungry and tired and thirsty in the desert.'" ~~ 2 Samuel 17: 28-29
  • "He will eat curds and honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right. And because of the abundance of the milk they give, he will have curds to eat. All who remain in the land will eat curds and honey." ~~ 7: 15, 22
  • "You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed you and your family and to nourish your servant girls." ~~ Proverbs 27:27
  • "They found an Egyptian in a field and brought him to David. They gave him water to drink and food to eat--part of a cake of pressed figs and two cakes of raisins. He ate and was revived, for he had not eaten any food or drunk any water for three days and three nights." ~~ 1 Samuel 30:11-12
  • "We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost--also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic. ~~ Numbers 11:5
  • "Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat any that has fins and scales." ~~ Deuteronomy 14:9
  • "They gave him a piece of broiled fish, and he took it and ate it in their presence." ~~ Luke 24:42-43
  • "Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. Every month they will bear, because the water from the sanctuary flows to them. Their fruit will serve for food and their leaves for healing." ~~ Ezekiel 47:12
  • "When they reached the Valley of Eshcol, they cut off a branch bearing a single cluster of grapes. Two of them carried it on a pole between them, along with some pomegranates and figs." ~~ Numbers 13:23
  • "Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard." ~~ Genesis 9:20
  • "Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses." ~~ 1 Timothy 5:23
  • "Ahab said to Naboth, 'Let me have your vineyard to use for a vegetable garden, since it is close to my palace. In exchange I will give you a better vineyard or, if you prefer, I will pay you whatever it is worth.'"
  • "The manna was like coriander seed and looked like resin. The people went around gathering it, and then ground it in a handmill or crushed it in a mortar. They cooked it in a pot or made it into cakes. And it tasted like something made with olive oil. When the dew settled on the camp at night, the manna also came down." ~~Numbers 11:7-9
  • "A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of the hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus' lips. When he had received the drink, Jesus said, "It is finished." With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit." ~~ John 19:29-30
  • "But Jonathan had not heard that his father had bound the people with the oath, so he reached out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it into the honeycomb. He raised his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened." ~~ 1 Samuel 14:27
  • "...honey and curds, sheep, and cheese from cows' milk for David and his people to eat. For they said, 'The people have become hungry and tired and thirsty in the desert.'" ~~ 2 Samuel 17:29
  • "Then their father Israel said to them, 'If it must be, then do this: Put some of the best products of the land in your bags and take them down to the man as a gift--a little balm and a little honey, some spices and myrrh, some pistachio nuts and almonds.'"~~ Genesis 43:11
  • "Everything that lives and moves will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything." ~~ Genesis 9:3
  • "So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites." ~~ Exodus 3:8
  • "...until I come and take you to a land like your own, a land of grain and new wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive trees and honey. Choose life and not death!" ~~ 2 Kings 18:32
  • "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices--mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law--justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former." ~~ Matthew 23:23
  • "Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then compare our appearance with that of the young men who eat the royal food, and treat your servants in accordance with what you see." So he agreed to this and tested them for ten days. At the end of the ten days they looked healthier and better nourished than any of the young men who ate the royal food. So the guard took away their choice food and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables instead. To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds." ~~ Daniel 1:12-17
  • "Then God said, 'Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.' And it was so." ~~ Genesis 1:11
  • "Woe to you Pharisees, because you give God a tenth of your mint, rue and all other kinds of garden herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. You should have practiced the latter without leaving the former undone." ~~ Luke 11:42
  • "Then God said, 'I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.'" ~ Genesis 1:29
  • "But ten of them said to Ishmael, 'Don't kill us! We have wheat and barley, oil and honey, hidden in a field.' So he let them alone and did not kill them with the others." ~~ Jeremiah 41:8
  • "Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it." ~~ Proverbs 15:17
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