At its base, gluttony is nothing more than a lack of self-control. But there is also a more spiritual side to this prevalent sin.
Proverbs 25:16 stresses that moderation is the best policy. Of all the fruits of God's Holy Spirit, self-control is the most difficult to attain.
America has grown fat, and the sin of gluttony plays a part in it. Martin Collins shows how dangerous obesity is—and explains its spiritual side.
In the West, both food and information are readily available. We need self-control and a dedication to truth in order to live a godly life.
John Ritenbaugh focuses upon several abuses of one of God's gifts to mankind — eating and drinking. While drunkenness and gluttony indicate self-centeredness, lack of discipline, often leading to poverty and ill health, moderation in all things is the way to glorify God in our bodies. God's called out ones must exercise …
The Bible frequently uses analogies from physical life to explain spiritual principles. There are over 700 references to eating in Scripture.