It seems that what is lurking behind overeating can be the provoking spirit of seduction! Seductive spirits set up lustful desire in order to cause an action that will feed their agenda of defeat. As Christians most of us have walked away from many of the worldly forms of seduction, but food is our source of gathering that brings fellowship, so why wouldn’t the demonic kingdom use that? Look around
Do you know what Sodom’s sins were? You probably just thought about a particular sexual sin. While that is true, it is not the complete story. When speaking of Jerusalem’s idolatry, the prophet Ezekiel said of them: “This was the iniquity of your sister Sodom. Pride, abundance of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. They were haughty and committed abominations before Me. Therefore I took them away when I saw it” (Ezek. 16:49-50). Did you notice that pride was listed first, with food indulgence after that? You might ask, “What’s wrong with being full of food?” Although nothing is wrong with eating to satisfaction, the Sodomites ate to excess as a lifestyle. As a result, they...
Hair Loss in Women and Stress Have you ever noticed that when a person feels stressed-out, their hair often looks frazzled and fried? Or that a depressed persons’ hair often looks dull and lifeless, as if to match the way they feel. This is no coincidence. Our hair reflects our emotional state. There is no denying that stress affects the condition of our hair and can ultimately lead to hair loss. Stress
Cost is sometimes a difficult term to define. Here, we are not simply discussing cost as it relates to the selling price, but rather opportunity cost. The website, “Mentors, Ventures and Plans” defines opportunity cost as “The loss of the next best alternative whenever a decision is made involving two or more options”. “Investing in Options” defines it as “Choosing the best alternative means