Old vs New Nature

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.  And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.  Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander …

Wanting to Be Wise

Read Genesis 3:1-6 Is it wrong to want to be like God? The serpent told Eve that if she ate the fruit which God told her not to eat, she would not die but would be like Him knowing good and evil. This, of course, appealed to Eve. Who wouldn’t like to be our heavenly …

The Grapefruit Diet

I used to think that grapefruit helped me to lose weight and I still did up to a few minutes. I’m thinking of going on a diet and wanted to start back eating grapefruit. Now, I’m not so sure that it will help me to shed the pounds. I googled to see if I have …

Food Matters

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself – Daniel 1:8, NKJV. Getty Image Daniel and his three friends chose to eat …

The Forbidden Fruit

"This apple is so delicious," Avril exclaimed. "It's sweet and tart at the same time. Now, I know why Eve couldn't resist eating one." "Why do you assume that it was an apple she ate?" Donny asked. "Why couldn't it have been a plum or a mango or some other fruit?" "I don't know. In …

Dessert Anyone?

"Don't you wish any of those cakes, Eloise? They look so good. I think I'll try the lemon one." Eloise shook her head. "No thank you. I don't eat raw cakes." Charlotte stared at her. "Did you say raw cakes?" "Yes." "What exactly are raw cakes?" "They are wheat, gluten, egg, dairy, soy and refined …

Self-Control

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. - Psalm 141:3, NKJV How many of us have said something in a fit of anger and then later wish we could take the words back? How do we prevent this from happening again? Do we take a deep breath and …

I Still Enjoy Good Food but…

I was a gourmand.  Food was my obsession.  I gorged on it every chance I got.  Whenever I traveled, I preferred to pop into the different restaurants and enjoying the different cuisines than go sightseeing.  My friends and family stopped going abroad with me because I always wanted to stop somewhere to eat when they …

Only God Can Restore Us

Hosea 14 The people are exhorted to return to the Lord, ask Him to take away their iniquity, to receive them and in return they will offer the sacrifices of their lips such as praise, thanksgiving and confession.  They will acknowledge and confess that no nation can save them and that no longer will they …

Joy

Happiness is temporary It comes and goes… It’s there when things are going Well and flees when there is trouble With happiness, there is no peace. Always, at the back of your mind is that fear that it will be snatched away. Joy, on the other hand, is there During the ups and downs It …

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