I noticed a verse of scripture that has me thinking about Kosher Meats. Acts 15:19-20 "It is my judgement therefore that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God. Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polloted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and from blood". Meat offered to idols is becoming an issue in that many butchers now sell Halaal meat which is meat butchered by muslim butchers, the animal is killed in a certain way, turned towards mecca and blessed, its my line of thinking that this is meat that has been offered to idols. Anyway what concerns me here is the reference to Blood. No doubt we have all had the Jehovahs Witnesses use this as a reason for not accepting a blood transfusion. I dont agree, on the basis that it is clear to me that this is eating blood, Blood transfusions would not have even been concieved when this was written. So are we to abstain from eating blood? Should we be eating meats that have been bled? It appears that Paul has nominated these Jewish traditions that the Gentiles are to follow, are they for todays modern church?