THE BIBLE ON EATING MEAT

15688921209301073659835930686689.jpgBible says God ate meat with 70 elders on Mount Sinai in Exodus 24:1-18 when Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu and elders  saw the God of Israel and lived. They all ate and drank during Magnificent Meal. God invited 70 elders endorsed to help Moses. In Genesis 3:21 the LORD God of Israel made garments of animal skin fur for Adam and wife Eve. The LORD God fashioned garments from animal skins for Adam and wife and clothed them in Garden of Eden. Animals were killed in Paradise and eaten as part of man’s diet God killed animals to clothe Adam and Eve because HE provided specific foods eaten. God skinned animals and made Adam and Eve’s clothes. God killed the animals in Genesis to clothe Adam and Eve so fur clothing started in Bible. God the  meat with them and told them to be responsible for animals HE created for food. To treat animals well, not splatter their blood carelessly but to dig holes to pour the blood into because life is in the blood their lives belongs to God. Genesis God says kill and eat meat God provides as food. God told Cain and Able to hunt and cook for HIM. Genesis 9:1-3 as Able did. God blessed Noah and his sons and told them, Be fertile increase in number to fill earth wild animals, birds will fear you. Creatures crawling on ground and all fish in sea under your control. Living things your food although I give you the green plants as food I give you animals to eat too. God gives choice to eat meat or vegetables by a personal decision not FORCED on anyone by other’s lifestyles. Jesus attended wedding feast at Cana on third day called to provide extra wine in John2:1-11. Jesus at the wedding in Cana performed His first miracle turns water into wine. The wedding Cana in Galilee run out of wine the mother of Jesus told host to ask Jesus to help them it marked beginning of Christ’s public ministry. downloadfile-56.jpg

wp-1579384711666.jpgwp-1579511699852.jpgStone jars found at Cana wedding site. In Leviticus 11:1-3 The LORD told Moses and Aaron,“Speak to the people of Israel These are the living things to eat among all the animals on the earth. Whatever parts the hoof, cloven-footed, chews cud animals you can eat. Though God didn’t like how Israel in wilderness demanded flesh to eat with bad attitude punished, HE still provide them with huge number of quail to eat in one special situation in Numbers 11:4, 13, 31 – 33. Its not eating meat that sinful or God would not send them the quail. Jesus ate meat in Luke 24:41-43 with His disciples overcome with joy as Jesus asked them, Do you have anything to eat, they gave him piece of broiled fish. He took it and ate it as they watched him after Jesus’ resurrection. Jesus cooked fish for His disciples at the seaside when they went to sea on return all ate together. Luke 5:3-6 Jesus got into boat belonging to Simon and asked him to push a little from shore. Jesus sat down and taught crowd from the boat. After speaking, He told Simon, “Take boat into deep water, and lower your nets to catch some fish.” Simon said, Rabbi we worked all night and caught nothing but if you say so, I’ll lower nets. Caught large number of fish nets tore call other boats to share fishes harvested. Martha and Mary cooked meat for Jesus eaten with His disciples.Georg_Friedrich_Stettner_attr_Christus_im_Hause_der_Martha-1.jpgwp-1579384729458.jpgLuke 22:7-15 says during the Festival of Unleavened Bread when Passover lamb is killed Jesus sent Peter and John to “Go prepare a Passover lamb for us to eat.” They asked him, “Where do you want us to prepare it?” He told them, “Go in the city you will meet a man carrying jug of water. Follow him into house he enters. Tell owner of the house the teacher asks ‘Where is the room I can eat Passover meal with my disciples?’ He will take you upstairs show you a large furnished room get things ready there. Disciples found everything as Jesus told them and prepared Passover. Jesus ate a Passover meal with apostles at table to celebrate  Passover of Exodus. All those who didn’t smear Passover lamb blood on doorpost were killed by death angel in Egypt.IMG-20190829-WA0012.jpgangelofdeath.jpgIn Mark 7:19 Jesus said food goes in the stomach not their heart and out of body so Jesus declared all food is clean. Jesus was not a vegetarian Bible records Jesus eating fish in Luke 24:42-43 and lamb in Luke 22:8-15. Jesus’ miracles fed crowds with fish and bread in Matthew 14:17-21. In Peter’s vision Jesus declared all foods clean including animals in Acts 10:10-15. After flood in Noah’s time, God gave humanity permission to eat meat in Genesis 9:2-3. God never stopped this permission to eat meat a Christian being vegetarian is choice in Bible. God says abstain from meat strangled, sacrificed to idols. The Bible didn’t say force your conviction on others or judge them by what they eat or don’t eat. In Romans 14 :2-3 Bible says, “One man’s faith allows him to eat everything but other whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. The man who eats everything must not look down on him who does not and the man who does not eat everything must not condemn the man who does for God has accepted him. God gave permission to eat meat after flood in Genesis 9:3. Old Testament law commanded Israel not to eat certain foods in Leviticus 11:1-47 but never commands against eating meat. Jesus declared all foods, clean in Mark 7:19. Christians must pray for guidance on what God wants them to eat, decide if acceptable to God for providing it in 1 Thessalonians 5:18. Whether you eat or drink do it all for GLORY of God in 1 Corinthians 10:31.wp-1577100682177.jpgHunting in Genesis 27:2-9 Isaac said, “I am old man so don’t know day of death, get your quiver and bow go in country to hunt wild game for me. Prepare food for me to eat to give you blessing before I die.” Rebekah listens as Isaac spoke to Esau as Esau left to hunt game Rebekah said to Jacob, “I overheard your father told Esau, ‘Bring game and prepare food to eat, to bless in presence of the LORD before I die.’ My son listen, Go out to the flock bring two choice young goats I will prepare food your father likes as she did Isaac ate meat from Jacob not Esau. Proverbs 12:27 the lazy don’t roast game but the diligent feed on riches of a hunt. Leviticus 17:13 “If Israelite or foreigner living goes hunting to kill animals, bird approved for eating drain its blood into soil and cover it with earth. In Proverbs 12:10 God says care for the animals but wicked are cruel but treat animals well even if you eat them. Numbers 22:31-32 the Balaam saw LORD’S angel standing in road holding sword in hand. Balaam bowed to the ground. The angel asked Balaam, “Why did you hit donkey three times, he stopped you being killed treat animals kindly even if working for you.A5dr.gifRomans 13:1-3 You says obey the rulers appointed by God everyone who rules is given power to rule by God. If against a government its against God’s commands so do the right thing honour rulers free of fear of man do what God says is right. 1 Samuel 17:34-36 says David told Saul, “Your servant used to keep sheep for his father when the lion or bear took lamb from flock went after him, struck him and delivered it out of his mouth. And if it caught him struck and killed him by his bare hands. Your servant has struck down lions and bears so uncircumcised Philistine shall be like one of them, for defying armies of living God. Solomon’s sacrifice moved God’s Heart delighted by Solomon’s sacrifices in 2 Chronicles 7:5-9 offered 22,000 cattle and 120,000 sheep sacrifices to the LORD. Solomon in 1Kings 3:2-8 sacrificed 1000 sheep as the people worshipped God in Israel at Gibeon returned to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the Lord’s covenant and sacrificed burnt offerings to God. In Matthew 3:3-4 prophet Isaiah said John, “A voice cries out in desert ‘Prepare way for the Lord Make his paths straight. John wore clothes made from camel’s hair he wore leather belt on waist his diet locusts and wild honey wore carmel fur. You can’t pick few Bible verses to use in  biased views or opinions to impose on God’s laws and commands because you don’t approve them. God created all humans and creatures for HIS purpose on earth. Social media needs accurate knowledge radical emotions unbiblical.William_Holman_Hunt_-_The_Scapegoat.jpgLamb sacrificed to God in Bible on altar and scape goat set loose to bear sins of the people until Jesus died to set people free from sin. Every beast of the earth and bird of the air and everything that creeps on earth that has breath of life is given to eat and every green plant for food, Genesis 1:30. Daniel did not defile himself with food sacrificed to idols and wine asked to be given vegetables to eat and water to drink.’ After ten days they appeared better and fatter than all the young men eating their food in Daniel 1:8, 11–12, 15 Daniel refused to eat meat and wine sacrificed to gods and idols. In Bible on Jesus return to reign on earth, the wolf and lamb will feed together so lion eat straw like ox but serpent’s food will be dust so will not hurt or destroy on MY HOLY mountain in Isaiah 65:25. After Rapture and restoration of earth in the New Jerusalem creatures will be Very Very Good again so perfect after death is conquered and vanquished in the resurrection. Animals will not hurt again because it was a curse from God. Eve and Adam spoke to serpent it didn’t hurt them until after sin and curse. God clothed Adam and Eve with animal fur in the Garden of Eden Paradise.20190904_192054.jpgGod says watch ants to learn wisdom to ask animals and birds of the air so they will tell you in Job 12:7. The lion, bears kill and eat. A bird is monogamous and loyal to partner for life caring for young not abandoned. A male sea horse gives birth to babies is life lesson so righteous treats animals in mercy but the wicked are cruel to them Proverbs 12:10. God gives animals food and to young raven when they cry in Psalms 147:9. Farmers know taking care of animals calm them to produce better food for good returns on investment. God will make covenant that day with wild animals, birds of the air creeping things on ground to abolish bow, sword and war from land to make you lie down in safety in Hosea 2:18.  After Armageddon war Jesus comes to rule perfect earth with eternal life. This is the time mankind is restored again to relate in peace with animals. Don’t  misquote the Bible to justify personal choice decisions to impose on others. How long will land mourn and grass of fields wither greedy wicked exploit animals, birds but people think God is blind to their ways in Jeremiah 12:4. Changes take place by man made over use of resources does not mean stop eating meat. God provided Adam with all kinds of animals named told them to kill and eat in Eden Garden. wp-1578221519740.jpgGod is the Good Shepherd who cares for sheep, five sparrows sold for two pennies, not one is forgotten in God’s sight in Luke 12:6. God’s righteousness like a mighty mountain judges deeply to save humans and animals treat all well Psalms 36:6. Blessed are merciful they will receive mercy in Matthew 5:7 treat humans and animal well if its for food. People fighting for the rights of animals must know when God judges those who reject Lord Jesus will be fed to animals like lions ate Daniel’s enemies as Jezebel and Ahab eaten by dogs without burial. In the Bible animals will eat people God slaughters during HIS winepress wrath judgment during Armageddon and God and Magog wars of end times. Genesis 37:20 says, Come and let us kill him and throw him in a pit and say, ‘A wild beast devoured him.’ To see what become of his dreams as people fed to animals. In Genesis 37:33 He examined it and said, Its my son’s tunic a wild beast devoured him thoughg Joseph was torn to pieces on seeing the animal blood. Genesis 40:1 in three days Pharaoh lifts head to hang on tree so birds ate flesh. Deuteronomy 28:2 Carcasses are food to birds of sky to beasts of earth none frightened away. downloadfile-59.jpgEzekiel 32:4 God leaves dead crushed by Jesus casts on land, fields cause all birds of heaven feed beast of earth with their flesh. 1 Samuel 17:44 David, told flesh to feed birds of sky, beasts of field. Ezekiel 29:5 God abandons in wilderness to fish of rivers on openfield not buried, given food to beasts of earth and birds of the sky. Ezekiel 39:4 says on the mountains in Israel food to birds and beast of field. 1 Samuel 17:46 The LORD delivers into hands to strike gives dead bodies of the army of Philistines to birds of sky, wild beasts of earth may know there is God in Israel. Ezekiel 33:27 says, ‘Thus says the LORD GOD, “Those in waste places fall by sword, and in open field given to beasts devoured and in strongholds and caves die of pestilence. In Jeremiah 12:9 God’s inheritance bird of prey against them on every side gather beast of field devour. 1 Kings 14:11 and All belonging to Jeroboam who die in city dogs eat or die in fields birds of heavens eat as the LORD says. 1 Kings 16:4 Those of Baasha who die in city dogs eat in field bird eat. 1 Kings 21:24 Those belonging to Ahab, who die in city dogs eat, and who dies in field birds of heaven will eat. In 1 Kings 21:19 speak to Ahab saying, ‘Thus says the LORD, “you murdered and took his possession same place dogs licked blood of Ahab.” In 1 Kings 22:38 they washed chariot by pool of Samaria as the dogs licked blood. 2 Kings 9:10 Dogs shall eat Jezebel in Jezreel none bury her he fled.1561426269894954926595381606762.jpgOn mount Carmel Elijah sacrifice to God is accepted so fire came from heaven on his offering on altar so idol worshipers of Jezebel slaughtered. In 2 Kings 9:36 word of LORD said Elijah the Tishbite said, ‘In property of Jezreel dogs shall eat flesh of Jezebel. In Ezekiel 39:17-20 son of man says the LORD GOD speaks to birds, beasts of field, assemble from seas to great sacrifice on mountain of Israel eat flesh, drink blood, eat flesh of mighty men, drink blood of princes of earth rams, lambs, goats bulls fatlings of Bashan. “Eat fat and drink blood until drunk from sacrifices. Revelation 19:17-18 Angel standing in sun cries out with loud voice to birds in heaven assemble for a great supper of God to eat flesh of kings, commanders, mighty men and of horses, those who sit on them, flesh of all men, free men, slaves small, great. In Revelation 19:21 Those who reject Jesus killed with sword from His mouth as He who sat on white horse and birds filled with their flesh. Isaiah 56:9 says beasts of field forest eat flesh. Psalm 68:23 says those shattered in blood tongue of dogs get portion of enemies. In Jeremiah 7:33 dead bodies of people food for birds of sky and beasts of earth no one frightens them away. In Jeremiah 16:4 their death of diseases not lamented buried is dung on ground ended by sword and famine, carcasses, food for birds of sky beasts of earth. In Jeremiah 19:7 God makes void the counsel of Judah and in Jerusalem carcasses food for birds of the sky and beasts of earth. Jeremiah 34:20 God give into hand of enemies dead bodies, food for birds of sky and beasts of the earth. In Ezekiel 34:8 LORD GOD says MY flock is prey for beasts in field lack shepherds to search for MY flock for shepherds fed themselves and didn’t feed MY flock. In  Ezekiel 34:5 they are scattered for lack of shepherd as food for beasts of field. Psalm 79:2 dead body food for birds of heavens flesh to the beasts of the earth.IMG-20190925-WA0008.jpgDaniel 7:5 Another beast like bear, three ribs in its mouth between teeth said to it, ‘Arise, devour meat!’ Judges 14:14 Out of eater something to eat of strong came something sweet could not tell riddle in three days. In 1 Kings 13:28 a dead body thrown in road with donkey, lion beside body did not eat body or tore donkey. In Ezekiel 34:28 They will not be a prey to nations beasts of earth not devour them live none will make them afraid. Ezekiel 35:12 Know the LORD heard all spoken against mountain of Israel, think they’re laid desolate given for food in vain.’ And in Ezekiel 39:18 Eat flesh of mighty men drink blood of princes of earth as rams, lambs, goats, bulls of Bashan. In Ezekiel 19:3,6 She brought her cubs and He is a Lion to tear prey to devour men. 1 Peter 5:8 says Be sober spirit be vigilant as the adversary the devil prowls like roaring lion seeking some to devour. Revelation 12:4 says his tail swept away the third of stars of heaven threwn to the earth. The dragon stood before woman gives birth to devour her child. In Revelation 17:16 Ten horns and beasts hates harlot make her desolate, naked eat her flesh burn her with fire. Veganism driven by new age pagan concept mankind reincarnate as animals means ‘killing’ fellow human beings not in Bible not true Christianity. Evolution misguides people to think the humans evolved from animals is not true. God creates all mankind in HIS OWN IMAGE AND LIKENESS AND SAID HIS CREATION IS VERY VERY GOOD in Bible in Genesis. God created a whole Adam and Eve so didn’t evolve in stages as evolution says. Mankind fell into sin but God provides a Seed Jesus to restore mankind to God. God demands animal sacrifices on altar in His Temples from many generations since Cain and Abel,  and Solomon gave the highest number of animal sacrifices to God in Bible on many occasions. You are highly valued by God to eat well to get nutrients body needs. Many people lack vitamins and essential minerals necessary for healthy growth and development. Recent fires confirm mankind’s climate damage and consequences of millions of animals die, petrol leaks kills fishes, whales birds in seas globally. Earth is destroyed but the damage not exclusively by meat eating. Close-up of RikkiOceans are polluted by plastics in areas of 100% natural recycling zones losing islands paying price for luxury of West. Extreme actions don’t convince or bring change but its a vendetta conflict battle between religious beliefs and a new age animism. Vegan is good for an adult to decide but nursing mothers need food dietary requirement as children grow up. Animal production needs education to treat animals right as God demands even if for food. Many fighting for rights of animals hardly care about how they treat fellow humans. It is the freedom of choice to exercise a right to eat meat or not to eat meat but God laws in society doesn’t permit personal choice imposed on others or kill animals to ‘save’ them. Personification of animals slaughtered as against its will people have to defend despite trained experts dealing with the animals is paradigm shift rebels fighting for. Its necessary to understand God’s view as creator of animals on handling them appropriately. Processes in place takes years of training to qualify ensure meat products are safe to eat. The meat industry must be educated on a proper way to process meat ethically according to the Bible. Those who do not eat meat cannot decide whole world must stop eating it. Life does not work that way as Bible shows Daniel had the CHOICE not to eat meat but he did not force nation to stop eating meat. During Exodus in Bible, Israelites demanded meat in the desert wilderness complaining against God to return into slavery in Egypt. God gave them meat but HE punished them for their arrogant demands not because he banned them from eating meat. After settling in Canaan ate passover lamb  over 3 thousand years instituted by God.A close-up of RikkiEmotive ways dealing with meat eater’s choices at home cooked foods, business, must take it into consideration cooked a vegan meal for those non meat eaters. It doesn’t need to be turned into argument if you can bake cake without milk, eggs. Learn to tolerate individual differences  not to dictate how other’s household’s is run. And soya milk productions equally destroys environment where forests are cut down to plow land for soya beans. It is cattle that eats grass and carbon cycle properly done essence in food chains. It is Vegan Society food brands waking up to vegan market big interest in subject in cities internet searches of noticeable increase in online searches. A criticism of veganism is too expensive so public encouraged to provide vegan menus. A kitchens can be asked in advance to get ingredients to cater for vegans. Attitude towards each other is important its not your way or high way. Research shows supermarket chain provides veganism products most popular and 18-34 year olds enjoy varities of choices available.Rikki clashed with vegan activist Joey Carbstrong on the showEating meat part of balanced diet means soil enriched by variety avert intensive farming. Fast food business in general has detrimental effects on environment as debate show extreme plastic material graphic death of animals in videos. Gory images watched of animals mishandled must educate them in correct procedure in Bible. Veganism good cause option in to ensure animaks cared for. Those with strong sentiment act like they are being killed. But do not be stuck in your ways, to condemn meat eaters as scared for change. Live and let others live for they do not force meat down your throat by force to eat it, you have a choice able to eat freely what you prefer. Traditional foods, hamburgers can be grilled to get rid of fat. Burger recipes can be made healthy to eat. If vegan and non-vegan meals eaten at home plan menu and the traditional chef must not feel slighted if meat not eaten. Do not force it on them adjust your portions and provide their vegan menu. Veganism is a whole life change and health needs considered if going to stop eating meat. Stop killing of animal is good but how many vegans campaign against killing human beings everyday? Don’t force it on other people to bother them just request vegan meal. Non-dairy milk with Dan in the backgroundStatistics show veganism popular with some younger people but less appealing to communities depending on meat and furs as only resources available where people are. Asda and Greggs,”among the others provide vegan foods. Local cafe owners started doing vegan options and breakfasts so ask or prepare own foods. Vegan messaging is not reaching people turned off by hardline tactics violence in news, damaging property, shaming diners in siege of vegans v meat eaters.” People arguing about must understand choices should be respected if you don’t go vegan showing video of something killed shock factor to make people think but know they will not eat live animals. Fiery vegans share feeling its not just a diet its whole life concentrated on being vegan. Dietary needs of allergies, health needs met so vegan choice is given to decide what you eat. God provides for people to choose what to eat in Bible so study word of God to educate yourself before you decide to eat or not eat meat.

TACKLING DIFFICULT PEOPLE

wp-1578833977605.jpgQuestion: “What does Bible say about dealing with difficult people?”

Answer: We all know people we find so “difficult”and deal with difficult people. A difficult person is very condescending argumentative, belligerent, selfish, and flippant, obtuse, simply rude. Difficult people “push one’s buttons” and stir up trouble. Dealing with difficult people is an exercise in patience, love, and grace. Response to difficult people from Jesus’ interactions He never displayed attitude of harsh superiority or dismissive pride. wp-1578834260762.jpgHe showed His authority under control to rebuke when necessary in John 8:47 to deal with the difficult people, remain silent in John 8:6 when asked questions in Mark 11:28–29 in Scripture in Mark 10:2–3 tells story in Luke 7:40–42. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus dealt with difficult people in love and humility: “I tell you: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you pray for all who mistreat you.wp-1578834206139.jpg If someone strikes you on a cheek turn the other. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic. Give to who asks you, if anyone takes what belongs to you don’t demand it back. Do to others as you would have them do to you” in Luke 6:27–31. Never give tit for tat: “Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult repay evil with blessing, for this you were called inherit blessing” in 1 Peter 3:9. In dealing with difficult people guard against pride.wp-1578834096919.jpg Its important to recall advise given by apostle Paul in Romans 12:3: “By grace of God I say to you don’t think too highly of yourself. Think of yourself with the humility by faith God has given you” in Philippians 2:3–4. When difficult people approach you deal with the situation in meekness. Love is the key to “Love your neighbour as yourself” in Galatians 5:14 to show God’s love to all difficult people. Wisdom is needed to deal with difficult people. In Proverbs 12:16 patience is the key to such relationships: “A fool shows his annoyance at once but the prudent man overlooks insult.” Proverbs 20:3 says peace-making of honour to avoid strife but fools quickly quarrel.”wp-1578834341622.jpg Proverbs 10:12, encourages giving love, “Hatred stirs up conflict but love covers all wrongs.” Proverbs 17:14 is foresight on “Starting quarrel like breaching dam as disputes breaks out” Best to avoid the situation altogether choosing carefully whom we associate with: “Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered” in Proverbs 22:24. Dealing with difficult people in life is unavoidable but do not respond in the flesh to bring out worst in you. Deal with difficult people by the fruit of Spirit in us in Galatians 5:22–23.wp-1578834322634.jpg By the grace of God, deal with difficult people in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, and self-control. Extend love, grace, and mercy God extends to us, careful not to be difficult people ourselves. 2 Timothy 3 says in the last days the perilous times shall come. People will be lovers of  self, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful and ungrateful. 4 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, fierce, despisers of those who are good traitors, 5 heady, highminded lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; wp-1578833839523.jpgHaving a form of Godliness, but deny HIS power from such turn away. 6 This sort creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of truth. 8 As Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses they resist truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith. 9 They will proceed no further their folly manifests to all 10 Know God’s doctrine for life’s purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, love, forgive like Jesus.wp-1578833896562.jpg9 They will proceed no further 11 So endure persecutions afflictions for the LORD delivers out of all. 12 Live Godly life in Christ Jesus despite persecution. 13 Evil people and seducers get worse deceiving and deceived 14 Continue in the things you learn and know 15 From childhood. You know Holy Scriptures to make you wise unto salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God is profitable doctrine for correction and instruction in righteousness 17 so the people of God perfectly furnished to do good works.

Recommended Resource: Who’s Pushing Your Buttons? Handling the Difficult People in Your Life by Dr. John Townsend

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A MARRIAGE PROPOSAL FILM

Cartoon of Sleeping beauty with an engagement ring

Picture this – you’re in the cinema watching your favourite Disney movie, Sleeping Beauty, but the character’s look oddly familiar to you and your boyfriend.

The Prince then proposes to the Princess, you turn to your side – and your boyfriend is down on one knee with a ring.

This fairytale moment (literally) was created by filmmaker Lee Loechler when he proposed to his girlfriend Sthuthi David, a cardiologist.

He rented a cinema room filled with their friends and family, played the film and popped the question – and thankfully she said ‘Yes.’

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“When Lee first sent me an email saying he had a proposal idea for his girlfriend, I thought he just meant a Disney-style portrait of the two of them,” says Australian illustrator Kayla Coombs, who worked with Lee for six months to recreate the 1959 film.

Kayla says that after months of late night Skype calls “it was really, really satisfying to see in the video that Sthuthi picked up on a lot of the little things that we did.”

Even details like the way Sthuthi furrows her eyebrows and looks at Lee when she’s confused were put in the cartoon.

“This is probably the biggest personal commission that I’ve ever done, it was just awesome – a pleasure to be a part of,” says Kayla.

Illustration of the newly engaged couple
Kayla created illustrations for the newly-engaged couple

The video has gone viral, with more than 1.5m views on Youtube and Twitter seems to love it. Marriage proposals seem to be getting bigger, better and more public – with YouTube full of people finding extravagant ways to pop the question.

A man from Gloucester proposed to his girlfriend in November last year by getting a “Will you marry me?” tattoo with a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ tick box for her to fill in. For him, his girlfriend said ‘Yes’ and ticked the correct box.Picture of a tattoo saying 'will you marry me' with a 'yes or no' tick box

Image captionRomantic gesture or a step too far?

At the 2018 Emmy awards, Glenn Weissproposed to his girlfriend on stage whilst accepting an award – with approximately 11.5m people watching at home. It doesn’t always have to have millions of viewers though – Adam King proposed to his girlfriend Lucy Rogers in 2011 on a packed train, with a whole choir singing Bill Withers’ Lovely Day.

And finally, Nick Fenton from New Jersey proposed to his girlfriend Bridget Moore with a banner plane carrying the message “Briget will you marry me? Love Nick, she said “I do.”

Is it too much pressure?

We asked Bernadette Chapman, founder of The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners.

“It definitely increases the pressure. Personally I would hate a public proposal and I think most people would find it really embarrassing.”

However, she did like the idea of the Sleeping Beauty proposal.

“It was imaginative – there’s a difference between creating a proposal that will resonate with your loved one and creating a proposal because you are egotistical.

“People who want to propose in public need to ask themselves are you doing it for yourself or are you doing it for the person to celebrate her or showing off to impress her? Ensure its risk free and if the ring falls can be easily retrieved in safe location without death. Don’t let the extreme desire to outdo others cause you to risk your life or be in danger. To propose is good stay alive to marry her.

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JESUS TELL US ABOUT BABIES

wp-1578501683427.jpgJesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not stop them for their’s is kingdom of heaven.” Jesus blessed the children as people were bringing them in the crowd to meet Jesus. Babies and infants talked to Jesus and He taught them about their heavenly Father God’s love for all children in the world. All the children are created in Yahweh’s Image. wp-1578501807860.jpgChildren are blessings from God to their family and all people so it takes a whole village raise them. Children are the gifts from God to bring joy to the family and community and to their nation. God at times sends special babies in the world to bring solution to family and whole world gains from children’s abilities.wp-1578521975634.jpgGod makes different kinds of babies to show HIS majestic beauty in HIS IMAGE Psalm 139:13 says God creates body knit together in mother’s womb formed the inward parts 14 Praise God for fearfully wonderfully making babies as precious gifts from God to bless society to ensure continuity of life on earth as others pass into heaven. New babies grow as adults to maintain population of society, work, sustain businesses buying products. wp-1578657590860.jpg15695937154576726216725543685279.jpg20200115_225911IMG-20190927-WA0003.jpgScreenshot_20200114-065505_Chrome20200115_22580920200115_225617wp-1578504034802.jpgGod sends baby angels to help look after babies with support families they learn social skills of mixing with other people. Babies go to nursery infant schools to be looked after by trained staff or nannies to give rest to parents working hard to look after them. Family, midwife, grand parents help look after babies but more experienced, mature, wise kids help too.wp-1578554780990.jpgBrave children, toddlers, get involved in helping their mothers give birth, taught process in advance. Prepared life lesson natural childbirth experience of helping mum give birth to sibling at 14 gave life-changing practical training for Izzy help deliver baby Henry. Izzy helps mother take care of baby who came out of a sac in womb. Water broke from baby sac so came of out from the mother’s vulva.wp-1578505349425.jpgBaby is surrounded and cushioned by a fluid-filled membranous sac called the amniotic sac. At the beginning of labour membranes rupture or water breaking. Water breaks before labour starts but some babies born inside sac post labour rupture of membranes. Babies are loved welcomed in family given gifts to help support family look after the baby. Jesus received gifts gold, myrrh, frankincense from three kings of East shepherds gave sheep. People look after mother to heal, feel better after carrying baby so long.wp-1578505364546.jpg Babies grow daily in size by an average of nine months. Some love being in the womb they are born later than the nine months. Others come out earlier than a date expected. Hospitals or home births im some places babies are born but the adventurous one surprise people born anywhere anytime. Parents ask God for a child angels sent to deliver baby and a baby is 24/7 hard work so accept help. A doctor and midwife look after pregnant mother throughout pregnancy to check babies are healthy so growing properly.wp-1578505293912.jpgSome receive more than one baby at a time others receive many more in their pregnacy. Often its the fastest who swim into the womb by running fast to enjoy womb ready to nurture them. Others in a race of life take another womb or stay in another part near womb and survive. As fast the baby grows people notice the growing stomach and congratulate the mother and the family. Lots of talking about baby baby baby everyone excited.wp-1578505272716.jpgSome people get help so treated become pregnant after losing other past babies in a special hospital by IVF or an invitro fertilisation called test tube babies. The treatments involves taking eggs from a mother and seed sperms from the man to incubate in a special temperature to grow ready to put into the womb of the mother or surrogate paid to carry baby. wp-1578505427967.jpg Example shows twins put back into the womb although this picture is not exact way it’s done is to illustrate the process.  These babies grow like the other babies naturally conceive by intercourse of the sex between man and a woman. Those who go through fertility route pay lots of money for treatment not guaranteed due to health of mother or sperm count. They eventually get pregnant and have baby some tried over twenty five yearswp-1578505442035.jpgwp-1578505409597.jpgNow more years like 60 or 90 years old give birth through IVF treatments and have healthy bouncy babies. No matter how a child conceived whether by IVF or natural conception all are gifts from God created IN HIS IMAGE. A modern scientific way of helping the infertile couples is wisdom from God although it nay seem strange to some. Couples have said they would have used IVF if it was available during maternal clock years.wp-1578505394536.jpgPeople who have sex get pregnant when the sperm from the man enters a womb of a woman. The youngest mother in the world was five years old so teach children about playing houses show me yours and I will show mine doctors and nurses. So quickest sperm enters womb of a woman or girl whether its sex once or more depends on ovulation of womb. A baby is designed by God to enter the womb during intercourse naturally as part of God’s programme. If not ready to conceive or father child use protection.wp-1578512659626.jpgYour child’s body is gift from God made in HIS IMAGE to celebrate life on earth so all good and perfect gifts come from God no matter their shape or size. Sex is for couple to enjoy with each other and children shared with others. Today life expectancy is better compared to past people grow beyond fifth generation. A family life is joint heir with Christ into eternity so cherish and value longterm commitment to family even if not as perfect as you want. God puts you in the family for a reason even adopted ones love to embrace you. Moses was raised by God’s enemy Pharaoh’s daughter that is God for you. Children angel’s watch over them and God says if anyone hurts children the millstone should be put on their neck to drown in sea. God blesses those who bless, help babies, infants, children in Jesus Name.

BORN OF GOD NOT OF FLESH

wp-1578403267950.jpgBorn of God not of flesh means Children of God reborn in Christ born again by a Spiritual rebirth. Through Jesus’ BLOOD is reborn not by natural birth of flesh by women. Nicodemus asked Jesus: Crawl back into the mother’s womb to be born again? Nicodemus Pharisee member of Sanhedrin in Gospel of John visits Jesus at night to discuss Jesus’ teachings. John 3:1–21 says Nicodemus ruler of the Jews asks Jesus if he must enter second time into his mother’s womb and be born?” wp-1578403436681.jpgJesus answered, “I say to you unless one is born of water and Spirit cannot enter kingdom of God. People ask these same questions in Scripture about being born again. Jesus said being born again is not crawling back into a mother’s womb but to be Spiritually regenerated in Christ to be saved in God’s Son Jesus accept Jesus teaching in Bible. This is God’s ENTRY requirement to heaven to live in eternal life reunited with all loved ones in God’s Presence. A person born again accepts Jesus as Lord and lives as the Bible says.wp-1578403490238.jpgAll in Christ in Rapture with resurrected dead go into heaven and escape GREAT TRIBULATION WRATH of God that takes place. This what born again means in the Bible you become the Child of God. After DNA of sin contaminated mankind you need detox through Jesus Blood to be redeemed. Believe and receive Jesus Christ as personal Saviour. People are God’s creation but not all are God’s CHILDREN. So what must you do to be born again according to Jesus in Bible?  wp-1578403700196.jpgTo enter kingdom of God John 3:3-8 says God’s True Light Jesus shines on people to be saved in the world. He came into the world but the world He created did not recognise him. He came to his own creation and own people didn’t accept Him. All ACCEPT him He gave them the power to become the Children of God so all those who truly believe in Him their birth does not depend not on the course of nature or impulse plan of man but on God. Christ offspring not birth by blood or of flesh and man but God CHOOSES subjects of HIS KINGDOM in Christwp-1578500026778.jpgTo be born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God is to be again. God in His mercy allows people the freedom of choice to make up their own minds to become the citizens of heaven in HIS KINGDOM. HE sent Gospel message from time of Adam and Eve to save all mankind from HIS WRATH anger destroying one third of the earth. God rebuilds earth and comes to live on the perfect earth in future. HE warned in Daniel 9-12 of the destruction taking place till GREAT TRIBULATION. wp-1578403776396.jpg

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Its a crucial time in history to decide if you want to belong to Yahweh in Christ Jesus the Only way chosen by God. This is not religious debate of which Church you attend or which faith you prefer or force onto people. God is warning world if consequences if people still refuse to accept Jesus as Lord and Saviour. Life is normal with challenges here and there overcome to survive often celebrated to thank God for delivering from adversity. Being born again is decision time choice for those in Christ in God in eternal life.wp-1578406322133.jpg

John 1:12 says all those who receive and believe in Jesus Name become children of God. 13 Its not by birth, blood or flesh of man but of God, not based on natural descent of human decision but through birth out of God. Joint heirs of Christ are His Blood kindreds not by natural flesh but by predestination of God’s salvation.

BRONCHOSCOPY/INTUBATION

Bronchospy intubation is a pulmonary function testing overview describing the bronchoscopy procedures and what it can be used for according to the experts from National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Information pamphlet by the Thoracic Society describes the fiberoptic bronchoscopy and reasons its used and risks. After a procedure pulmonologist will be able to tell you how the airways look right away. wp-1577915774187.jpgLab results take longer one to four days, time varies depending on the type of a test. Bronchoscopy is safe and painless procedure though first few days after a procedure may experience sore throat, cough, muscle aches or a hoarseness. Serious side effects uncommon but if experiences a chest pain, develop fever, difficulty breathing cough up more than tablespoon blood contact pulmonologist the immediately for further check up. wp-1577915760911.jpgA patient is required not to eat or drink after midnight before their procedure. If taking insulin, a regular essential oral medications pulmonologist gives special instructions to follow to ensure health is good for best results of bronchoscopy. If allergic to sedative or any medications notify doctor before the procedure takes place. If given sedation, must be driven home following procedure so arrange for a ride. Cannot eat or drink anything until numbness in throat wears off in which one to two hours. wp-1577918661230.jpgwp-1577915788742.jpgPulmonologist use the bronchoscopy to determine and assess the causes of lung problem. Bronchoscopy is used when a patient has: ​Lung Infections, Lung Spot (abnormal finding in an X-ray film or CT scan), Ongoing Lung Collapse, Bleeding, Tumors, Excess Mucus, Noisy Breathing/ Airway Narrowing, Airway Blockages of (piece of food, foreign objects in a lung). Before beginning procedure some given medication like Novocain, which numbs your nose and throat area helps prevent need to cough or gag during procedure.wp-1577918681619.jpgwp-1577915800617.jpgAlso for Diagnostic procedure, Alveolar hemorrhage, Malignancies, Infections or for immuno- compromised patients. Equipment Materials of Bronchoscope. Vacuum and light sources plus a Saline solution. Specimen trap. Given sedative through IV line help relaxes feel sleepy.  May have no memory of test preformed.

Bronchoscopy procedure allows your pulmonologist to examine your lung’s airways, bronchi, bronchioles, carrying air from windpipe to lungs. Procedure: a tube-like instrument bronchoscope is inserted through nose or mouth run down into lung airways. The tube’s tiny camera at tip carries images to a video screen. A procedure take 20 minutes, set up or post procedure observation takes about 2 hours. Some patients requested to be in Department for observation in rare cases stay in hospital overnight.wp-1577918704558.jpg A patient went to hospital complaining of back pain and fever doctors pulled the 7.8-inch blood clot shaped bronchial tube from his lungs. He had a breathing difficulty, low blood pressure, coughing up blood by doctors’ accounts published in BMJ Case Reports. He was placed in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust intensive care unit in London receiving treatment for sepsis on ventilator. A CT scan show pulmonary blockage in lung.wp-1577918641457.jpgThe clot stuck to his lungs impaired his breathing tube then removed from his lung. (BMJ Case Reports 2019). He began coughing up blood, doctors discovered through a bronchoscopy he had a “large pale blood clot” stuck inside his lungs so breathing tube optimum performance minister. Attempts to remove it through suction unsuccessful. Owing to the time of night, resources required for rigid bronchoscopy unavailable,” his doctors wrote in case report. “Having verified a grade I view of the epiglottis, the patient was paralyzed, sedated and extubated under suction in effort to remove ETT and contiguous clot.wp-1577918728845.jpgwp-1577918693134.jpgRemoving clot immediately improved breathing, but body could not recover from another underlying ailment. (BMJ Case Reports 2019) The removal was a success and so his breathing improved immediately, but he could not recover from his various other ailments. Photos of procedure show blood clot attached to end of endotracheal tube as removed from the patient’s chest. Another shows the clot formed in a perfect cast of the bronchial tube, and measured longer than his doctor’s finger. Video camera shows some objects on bronchoscopy.  wp-1577918741587.jpgFor three years a 30 year old man went to the hospital complaining about pain in his left leg and occasional chest pain. Never had thrombosis prior blood clots complications thought it was pain from bicycle riding or skating falls over the years. When he told his doctor about his inability to breathe and the chest pains further tests done revealed blood clot in his legs the first time. Several attempts to medically flush it in theatre intensive and critical care shifted the clot into his lung. Blood transfusion to help increase oxygen circulation due to his low blood pressure did not work. So clot lodged in his lungs, affected his breathing despite the air bag high tech ventilations. By the time a final attempt to flush it without bronschopy, using veins his exhausted body with low oxygen did not make it. If you read this article go for check up and do not be shy you are bothering doctor that is his job. If having a chest or back or leg pain with difficulty breathing get checked to be safe than sorry. If unable to afford medical bills or medication tell people around you to help with costs. If you hide illness it costs more to pay the funeral bills as same people for pay for burial ceremony. Above all, loved ones prefer you live to continue in this life as long as possible on earth. With medical advances do yourself a favour to get checked before it’s too late, prevention is better than cure. And listen to those encouraging you to get checked. Some willing to give you lift to appointments and accompany you if you ask them in advance to put you in diaries. And look after yourself and loved one’s priceless gift of life and value life. Foreign objects in lungs or other part of body unknown to person so get checked early and insist on scan even if reassured you are doing fine. Its your body that goes through the painful changes so if in pain or if feeling uncomfortable get checked early anyway.