Have you found honey? EAT ONLY AS MUCH AS YOU NEED, Lest you be filled with it and vomit.
Now JOHN himself was clothed in camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his FOOD WAS LOCUST AND WILD HONEY. (John the Baptist ate the minimum)
“For I say to you, among those born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”
In the meantime His disciples urged Him, saying, “Rabbi, EAT.” But He said to them, “I have food to eat of which you do not know.” Therefore the disciples said to one another, “HAS ANYONE BROUGHT HIM ANYTHING TO EAT?” Jesus said to them, “MY FOOD IS TO DO THE WILL OF HIM WHO SENT ME, and to finish His work.
Its amazing how today we “Super size” our food, or go to an all you can eat buffet, when the Bible says otherwise in Proverbs 25:16 at the top.
For the drunkard AND THE GLUTTON will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.
God HATES a GLUTTON.
Psalms 78:29-31 (Refers to Numbers 11:33)
So THEY ATE and WERE WELL FILLED,For He gave them their own desire.They were not deprived of their craving; But WHILE THE FOOD WAS STILL IN THEIR MOUTHS, the WRATH of God came against them, And SLEW THE STOUTEST (fattest) OF THEM, And struck down the choice men of Israel.
All the labor of man is for his mouth, And yet the soul is not satisfied.
Among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, FULFILLING THE DESIRES OF THE FLESH and of the mind
Jesus said in Luke 21:34
“But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with SURFEITING (kraipalē), drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly.
|Strong’s Definitions: κραιπάλη kraipálē, krahee-pal’-ay; probably from the same as G726; properly, a headache (as a seizure of pain) from drunkenness, i.e. (by implication) a debauch (by analogy, a glut):—surfeiting|
Surfeiting – cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess.
Now I urge you, brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them. For those who are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, BUT THEIR OWN BELLY, and by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.
THEY ATE, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. Likewise as it was also in the days of Lot: THEY ATE, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;
Brethren, JOIN IN FOLLOWING MY EXAMPLE, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, WHOSE GOD IS THEIR BELLY, and whose glory is in their shame—WHO SET THEIR MINDS ON EARTHLY THINGS.
All his days he also eats in darkness, And he has much sorrow and sickness and anger.
“But woe to you who are rich, For you have received your consolation/comfort, Woe to you who ARE FULL, For YOU SHALL HUNGER. Woe to you who laugh now, For you shall mourn and weep.