Gluttony: The Forgotten Sin

Introduction:

Proverbs 23:20-21 - Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags.

Gluttony is Not Wise (Prov 23:20-21):

  1. Gluttony shows lack of Self-Control .

    Proverbs 23:20 - Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat...

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  1. Gluttony leads to Bondage .

    1 Cor 6:12 - "All things are lawful for me," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be dominated by anything.

  2. Gluttony is a Destructive lifestyle.

    Proverbs 23:21 - for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags

How Do I Conquer Gluttony?

  1. Repent .
  2. Refuse .
  3. Replace .
  4. Rely .

    1 Cor 10:31 - So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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Small Group Discussion
Read Proverbs 23:20-21
(If you like, review any other Proverbs on gluttony we covered on Sunday!)

  1. What was your biggest take-away from this passage / message?

  2. How would you define gluttony? Why is it often ignored in the church? Do you think it should be addressed? Why or why not?

  3. When are YOU most tempted / prone to overeat?

  4. Why is gluttony / overeating addictive? How can fasting help someone overcome gluttony?

BREAKOUT
Pray for one another. Are you struggling with this sin? Get an accountability partner - now - from your group and keep after each other.