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How Do You Commit?

So how do you commit to your authority? How do you commit to God? You lay down fears that you will be abused. Being under authority does not mean that women only find identity and meaning in their lives through their husbands and children. Just because Christ served the world under th
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The Man Who Loves His Life Will Lose It

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ohn chapter 12 has a deep lesson for us all. Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. The man who loves his
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Loving God’s Beautiful Authority

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Have you surrendered every bite of food to the lead of the Heavenly Father? Why not? The answer could be anti-authority. We need an understanding and the practice of following the lifestyle of Jesus Christ, who stayed under authority during suffering. Your Savior, Jesus Christ, did no
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Do Not Put God to the Test

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They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved. Psalm 78:18 Do not test the generous boundaries that God has given. The volume of food you are allowed to eat is generous. Willingly cut back where needed. Do not crave anything but a relationship with God thro
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How to Fix the Heart

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Notice that there is nothing inherently wrong with alcohol, tobacco, food, credit cards, or sexual desires. What is wrong is with our heart. Tearing up the credit card is not going to keep our heart from materialism. Making the food have less fat is not going to make our heart less gr
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We Cannot Love Both God and Food

We love the master that we obey. And we obey the master we love. We cannot love both God and food. Either we will hate the one and love the other or we will love the one and hate the other. Do not kid yourself—you cannot be in love with God if you are in love with food...
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How to Fall in Love with God

How do you fall in love with God? Well, how did we fall in love with food? What happened was our hearts became enslaved to food by obeying the food. When the potato chips called our name from the pantry and said, “Hey, come eat me,” we found ourselves listening and obeying...
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Can You Be Addicted To Sugar or Chocolate?

There are people who override not only the amount of food that the body is calling for, but also the type of food, and go after just chips or chocolate. These people can wait all day as long as they can binge on their salts or sweets later in the day...
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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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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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