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How to Approach the Scales

The body is made of mainly water, and water can fluctuate. If you have been obedient to hunger and fullness, you will lose weight. Therefore, keep food records of hunger and fullness. Do not be surprised if your weight goes up if you are disobedient to the stomach...
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A Misplaced Focus on the Body

People focusing on their own looks often claim they hate their body. But Paul tells us in Ephesians 5:28-29: “In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and care
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You are Not a Failure

You are not a failure—no one can maintain man-made rules for any length of time because they run against the body’s natural eating, and underneath they are increasing the self-focus and greed. It is inevitable that you will eat more and gain more in the end...
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Something to Read Daily

Colossians 2 taught us that man-made rules do not work, and the following passage from Colossians 3 teaches us what God’s rules are and then backs up how quickly we can choose to stop indulging. I recommend—and I have seen it work wonders—to read this chapter every day until you have
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You Can Change Today!

Look again at Titus 2:11-12, which says that grace teaches us to say, “No” to any worldly passions: For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives i
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How to Make a Change

Now that you know you can change, how do you change? Grace from God to be reborn, knowing that we are capable of complete transformation and knowing that we are expected to be new creations, will do it...
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The Expectation of More

Man-made rules from medicine, religion, science, philosophy, psychology, etc. do not work because they intuitively get you to focus on yourself—your favorite subject. People love the weekly counsel sessions where you pay someone to ask you questions about yourself and pay them to let
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A Typical Dieter’s Day

Let us start off looking at the typical dieter getting up in the morning. Once you decide on a diet, you have to check that particular diet’s list and select the right foods. At work, you talk about diets, which means foods...
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Why Diets Will Never Work, Part V

“Do not handle, do not taste, do not touch”... Man-made rules teach us to project rather than to look inward; to make the food change rather than the human changing...
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God Wants Your Devotion

God will go to great lengths to help us on this journey, and it is humbling to realize that He cares so much...
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