Would you dare eat this thing?
This product contains some carbohydrates, a bit of protein, monosaccharides-glucose and fructose. It has stuff like disaccharides, polysaccharides, hemicellulose, and pectin.
Now be afraid for it also holds essential amino acids and nonessential amino acids . There is even a touch of beta-carotene, vitamins E and C as well as pyridoxine. It even has trace elements of aluminum, iodine, cobalt, manganese, copper and zinc. (There are about 20 more but I don’t have room for them here.)
Oh my goodness, the chemicals we would ingest! Oh my, oh my. Does it surprise you to know that these are only a few of the ingredients in a cucumber? Yes; a cucumber.
Funny how it sounds so different, when you don’t know what the ingredients are, yet all of them are safe to eat in prescribed amounts, just the way God placed them.
What if we lived our lives in the same way, enjoying things but never overdoing any?
Like a city that is broken down and without walls [leaving it unprotected] Is a man who has no self-control over his spirit [and sets himself up for trouble]. (Proverbs 25:28, AMP)
Prayer – Thanks God for all the good things you offer for our enjoyment! Amen