Sung Psalm 16:1-7
Read Acts 15:1-29
Lev.19:26-28. Reason for not eating blood probably association with pagan rituals.
Deut.12:15-16, 21-24 and 15:22-23
I Sam.14:32-35. Here rash, thoughtless King Saul adjures the people, emphasizing his own vengeance which not only distressed them, left the battle half-finished but also led them to sin.
Ezekiel 33:25-29. Here the wicked remnant in Israel thought they still had right to their inheritance despite their rampant sin and covenant breaking (of the commandments)and also included eating blood.