Does the New Testament, specifically 1Corinthians 8 and Romans 14, teach that we need no longer observe the Old Testament food laws? When reading through the New Testament, we find references to some controversy in the early church involving food. Many today believe such scriptures as Mark 7, Acts 10 and 11 "clearly show" all foods are good to eat. A careful examination of the Scriptures, however, reveals the issues in Corinth and Rome to be different from what many assume.
Dan Taylor serves as the pastor of the Lubbock, Texas United Church of God congregation. He is married and he and his wife Corinne have of two children. He formerly served as a writer and head of the research department for the Plain Truth and other other Church publications for 13 years. Prior to serving as pastor he worked in the high tech field for 22 years.