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Taste and See: The Jeweled Symbolism of Salt in Scripture

Taste and See: The Jeweled Symbolism of Salt in Scripture

Much like the natural wonderment of the mine, salt glistens throughout the pages of the Bible. The first mention of salt in Scripture is also the most infamous. In Genesis, God rains down sulfur on Sodom, Gomorrah & Co. for debauchery and neglect of the poor. Lot’s wife cranes her neck for a forbidden glimpse

Taste and See: Why the Lamb Is One Year Old

All the time talking about meat and antiquity makes me curious to know Matt’s perspective on one particular animal: the lamb. At Local Yocal, the largest demand for lamb is always around the Passover. I am not surprised. In scouring the Bible for mentions of lamb and sheep, one word kept emerging as synonymous with

A Plate of Sweet and Succulent Figs

Taste and See God’s Satisfaction After Leif and I moved to Salt Lake City from Colorado, I would often slip out on late-afternoon walks to explore our surrounding neighborhood where fruit trees dotted the streets. The sweet fragrance of their spring blossoms soon gave way to the ripening of apples and apricots, pears and plums.

The Crushing of an Olive Mill

Editor’s Note: It’s no secret food is a hot topic when January comes rolling around. Whether you consider yourself a “foodie” or have always had an up and down relationship with food, there’s no getting around that it plays a daily role in our lives. But, have you ever looked to the Bible to seek out

Taste & See: You’re Invited to the Table

Getting Started (10–15 minutes) TASTY ACTIVITY: THE IN-A-PINCH MEAL What you’ll need: As a leader, select five random food items — either bring them from your home pantry or borrow them from church kitchen (ask permission, if necessary) — and display them at the group session so everyone can see each one. Invite everyone to

You’re Invited to the Taste and See Online Bible Study

Taste and see that the Lord is good! — Psalm 34:8 Some of my favorite memories have happened around the table. The sweetest times involve family and friends enjoying delicious food and drinks, laughing and sometimes crying together, telling (and re-telling) old stories, reminiscing about good times, and sharing the Word, godly encouragement, and good

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