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"Is not the life more than meat?"

From the October 2, 1937 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


When Daniel and three other Hebrew captives in Babylon were designated among those to be prepared to "stand before the king" as counselors in matters of wisdom and knowledge, it was ordered that they be given "a daily provision of the king's meat, and of the wine which he drank. " This was intended to prepare them for the test, but Daniel considered it in the nature of defilement.