LADDER OF DIVINE ASCENT STEP 14
Step Fourteen “On Gluttony Controlling our Habits”
Spiritual, Physical and Material Passions… Gluttony: “On that clamorous mistress, the stomach”
Scriptures on Gluttony
Philippians 3:19 - Whose end [is] destruction, whose God [is their] belly, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, who mind earthly things.)
Proverbs 23:21 - For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe [a man] with rags.
Deuteronomy 21:20 - And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son [is] stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; [he is] a glutton, and a drunkard.
Psalms 78:18 - And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
Romans 13:14 - But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].
Proverbs 23:20 - Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
Galatians 5:16- [This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh
1 Corinthians 10:31 - Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
Romans 12:1 - I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, [which is] your reasonable service.
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.