Gluttony: The 7 Deadly Sins
Publisher: Findaway Voices
Date: July 2018
Duration: 0 hours 44 minutes
Is gluttony just being an overly eager eater, and is it related to being obese?
Gluttony comes in many forms, and many people don't realize they are partakers of this deadly sin. If they would, however, their lives would be more enjoyable, and their actions more selfless.
How addicting is food?
Is gluttony related to food alone, or does it go deeper than controlling eating habits?
Do the Scriptures talk about gluttony, or is it one of those things we made up after the Bible was put together?
How does God look at gluttony, and where are the boundaries?
These and many other questions will be answered in this book about one of the seven deadly sins.
Gluttony has been mistaken for many things in the past. Some people judge others for being fat. Some are confused as to how far to go when indulging themselves in delicious foods. And others wonder if self-discipline in general is the underlying commandment that is related to the sin of gluttony. In this book, you will learn about topics such as:
The very definition of gluttony, to describe boundaries and debunk the myths that are out thereThe five different ways to commit the sin of gluttony, according to the religious philosopher, Thomas AquinasA discussion about Jesus' first temptation in the desert and what we can learn from itExamples and stories from holy writ related to gluttony and a lack of self-control of bodily appetitesThe dangers of gluttony and extreme examples of people who raged or killed over foodHow to get better at controlling your bodily urgesWhy hunger or appetite is often related to complaining, and how to stop itHow to be forgiven, even when you have sinned atrociouslyGluttony is one of those sins that is often overlooked. However, understanding the sin, and the essence of it, can be life changing.