How to Make the Transfer from a Focus on Food to God

Gwen Shamblin - You Can Overcome
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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The Time is Now

You did it before, you can do it again…and you did it by focusing only on God’s hunger and fullness—no distractions. It is time for self-denial. Finally, you have come to the right place because you cannot do this just for your own health and high energy—that is selfish—it must be don
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How Does it Look to Follow God’s Lead with Food?

Every day, you get up and focus on God with prayer and praise and listening inside—when the stomach is growling, you approach the food with prayer and thankfulness. You become satisfied and do not think about food until you feel empty again. No more bypassing hunger—let go of control,
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No More Dieting!

Praise God that you will follow His will and eat regular foods for the rest of your life. When you deny God and what He has programmed inside of you, you will become ravenous again and lustful for food. On the other hand, you will wind up eating less when you are not dieting and no lo
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Flying Above the Scales

God is doing something new for those who are coming to Him once again… His Spirit is pouring down and providing a breakthrough. Let us start with laying down the scales—get a beginning number, but just use the scales occasionally because the trend that we are measuring is the dependen
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