The word 'loyalty' is not found in the Bible, but is denoted by other words such as 'faithfulness' and 'steadfastness', and applies to allegiance to God or man.
By studying eating in the experiences of those in the Bible, we plumb a deep well of instruction from which we can draw vital lessons to help us through life.
In the Bible, eating can be a symbol of fornication. Like Jacob and Christ, we must learn to curb our appetites, learning to distinguish holy from profane.
We can do nothing to gain the favor of God before our calling, but we are empowered by God to carry out a particular part of His plan to edify the body.
The Bible frequently uses analogies from physical life to explain spiritual principles. There are over 700 references to eating in Scripture.
John Ritenbaugh addresses the topic of stewardship, suggesting that what we are called to do at this time is to fulfill our job as a steward, entrusted with managing, protecting, preserving, attending, and increasing what has been entrusted to us- namely the fabulous wealth of the mysteries of God and our spiritual inheritance …
A steward is responsible for the supervision or managing of something entrusted into his care by a superior. As God's stewards, have been entrusted with much.