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I find it interesting that God refers to himself as food, don't you? In today's world we see how the process of man is destroying one of our most common foods, BREAD. As a results people are getting sick from high blood sugar and all sorts of digestive problems. The good news is there are many options we just have to seek the Holy Spirit for guidance in this area.
Below you will read how Jesus is using a natural human idea to convey a spiritual thought. He’s saying to us that what bread (or food) is to the body, the Word of God is to the spirit, or the heart, of man. In John 6:51 "I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world."
Isaiah 55:2 "
Wherefore do ye spend money for [that which is] not bread? and your labor for [that which] satisfies not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye [that which is] good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness."
“Not bread”: This is the “bread of deceit or self-satisfaction” (Prov. 20:17),
In John 6:41 The bread, spoken of here, is that bread which is the flesh of Jesus. Did you know he was the Manna that fell from heaven when the people complained and murmured at God, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven."
The natural bread feeds your body of flesh. God's Bread fills your soul and spirit. The very presence of God sets you free from thinking about destructive thoughts. We are taken from focusing only on ourselves to focusing on someone outside of ourselves. By contrast when we eat physical food we are only thinking about satisfying a temporary need and it's our own need.
We do not need to over feed our bodies, we need to over feed our spirit. As we grow in the Holy Spirit we will SEE REAL CHANGE. God will bless you abundantly in ways you could never imagine. Start Growing by consuming the "BREAD OF LIFE" and let God breathe "NEW LIFE" into your bones again!
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what causes late night sugar cravings and how to stop them
Hey, let me start by asking you this. So have you ever fallen victim to the most crushing of all cravings? For me it was always, always, yup always the comforting late-night binge. It had to be something sweet, like dark chocolate, ice cream and maybe an ice cream cookie.
Trust me, I’ve been there. Night time eating was my weakest time of day, for years and YEARS. It’s so easy to crave sugary tasty treats at the end of the day. I just wanted to have a little something, and i would basically throw my hands up in the air and promise myself to "start again tomorrow." I would be thinking..."You go girl, you can do your "killer" workout tomorrow to make up for it. But what happens when the same thing happens the very next day?
Here's the thing! All we need is to understand why late-night overeating happens, start taking the steps to set yourself free, and know what to do should those desperate moments ever hit you. Chances are they will for a while again and again.
After doing a great workout, and faithfully eating my gorgeous salads' and taking care of the kids, I just wanted to sit back and relax and enjoy my "goodie-goods". After all eating is fun isn't it? I never found myself stopping in my tracks to ask what is really causing my late night sugar cravings.
So here came the voices. "yum, yum, yum". Oh no, not again, It’s that "monster under my bed, and i can't get him out of my head again." Yup he thinks just like me. Are you kidding me, afraid of the Cookie Monster? Yes, I fear craving that sweet temptation and hearing voices that only seem to come out at night. Not again, I can't stand that pesky voice telling me. "oh common, just have 2 cookies and a nice glass of cold milk." You deserve it! Yum Yum!
Sadly, at night when my mind was tired, i was always so weak and vulnerable. Eating anything after 8 pm is just way too late in the day to go into "burn it off"...mode "but then I would tell myself - yah-yah, but I will sleep like a baby...
So, what causes these late night sugar cravings anyway. UNDERSTAND THIS ~ Our bodies adapt to the amount of energy and the amount of sustenance they’re given. If we don’t get enough of what we need, then gradually our bodies get messed up and everything gets out of balance. If we eat too many calories, we store them as fats. If we consume too much sugar, we become less sensitive to insulin…HERE"S WHAT I EAT TO STOP THOSE NASTY CRAVINGS!
All forms of bad carbs are addictive and not just white refined sugar. Foods that are processed and refined release glucose quickly which cause spikes blood-sugar. When the blood sugar spikes, it then crashes and then your body will CRAVE more. So, when the glucose spikes, know that is a bad thing in more ways than one and Satan is on the hunt to make you sick and depressed! Don't let another night sabotage your efforts!
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Today's Scripture for weight loss success
2 Corinthians 10:4 For the weapons of our
warfare are not carnal, but mighty through
God to the pulling down of strong holds.
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Hi! I am Renee Dumont - Christian health coach, blogger, visual artist, singer, nutrition nut, wife and Mom. Inspiring women through my own trials and triumphs to ignite their faith and find deliverance from craving sugar and emotional food struggles.