Obedience to God All Hours of the Night and Day

Gwen Shamblin Devotional
Remember, if you are still struggling with overeating, one huge thing to avoid is getting up in the middle of the night to eat. You have made it through the day with being aware of what you are doing...but in the night, you must not get distracted, lose focus and run to the food...
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How to Pass Your Tests with Food and Overeating

Gwen Shamblin
The main thing to focus on when you are struggling is obedience to God with hunger and fullness. When you are tempted to overeat, remember that eating too much wears you out. It robs you...
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What to Do While Waiting for Hunger

If you want God more than the food, He will be right there with you to help you. He is GOD—He can make this easy for you. Keep running to Him...
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How to Make the Transfer from a Focus on Food to God

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When you diet, you are following man-made rules, because they are your rules. When you make that choice, you are not committed to following God or Christ because you are making the choice to follow man-made rules, and you cannot have it both ways...
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Making the Choice

Control can be the biggest issue. The controller usually describes who is left in a situation where they cannot lose their weight...
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Let Go of Control

If you struggle with weight loss, it could be a sign that you need to let go of control with your eating, because you will become “out-of-control!” We all need to look inward  to find out what the body is calling for, because in the end, eating the same thing over and over with large
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Diets and Control

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. I want to change the word “self-control” to “God-control.” Dieting and saying “yes” to dieting is wrong because it is person control vs. God control...
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The Night Lie, Part II

Yesterday, we discussed the Night Lie and the pressure that can come on suddenly in the evening to take care of yourself and fall for whatever temptation is put before you. Don’t fall for this pressure lie, whatever it is: you will not see the food again, you must eat before anyone se
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The Night Lie, Part I

Gwen Shamblin Devotional
Tragically, the enemy has many people just where he wants them: deceived, year after year after year. They may go to bed every night determined to be different. Then get up every morning with the same resolve. If this is your situation, you may pray, and yet, at the end of the day and
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How to Overcome Alcohol Addiction Part III – The Answer

With God’s Holy, incredibly temperate Spirit, you can have a drink and not overdrink… you can have a meal and not binge… you can have a pipe or cigar to celebrate a newborn. Moderation—temperance—is what is acceptable for God’s Holy people...
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