Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Gratitude and Gluttony

“God gave us food for our good. He made it delightful and profitable, giving joy and strength (Ps. 104:14-15, Acts 14:17) ... But as with all the gifts of God, man in his rebellion is able to use it in a sinful manner - to reject it, to idolize it, to abuse it. A proper use of food is governed by gratitude, but when gratitude is gone, one sinful abuse of food is that of gluttony, i.e. eating too much or with immoderate desire.”

To read more on this topic, head on over to my regular blog, For Christ's Kingdom, for the full post I wrote there about gratitude and gluttony:

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