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A starting point for a study on the topic of GLUTTONY
All you need to do is quickly look at the verses! Even if you don't do an in-depth study, it will be obvious that gluttony is not a form of righteous conduct. But how much worse it is, when we participate with others in such conduct, and call it "Christian fellowship"!
DEFINITION: The habitual eating to excess.
A lifestyle of gluttony reflects an attitude of the heart - a spiritual condition. Because of this, it will be natural for gluttony to be associated with other sins. Some of the verses listed below illustrate this fact.
The word "gluttony" (or something equivalent) is found in these verses (in most translations):
THE FOLLOWING LISTS FOCUS ON THE CONCEPT OF "GLUTTONY," EVEN THOUGH THE WORD ITSELF MIGHT NOT BE FOUND IN ALL OF THE VERSES MENTIONED:
Nave's Topics gives us this "unsorted" list of verses:
Exodus 16:20-21; Exodus 16:27; Numbers 11:32-33; Deuteronomy 21:20-21; Proverbs 23:21; Proverbs 30:21-22; Ecclesiastes 10:17; Isaiah 22:13; Amos 6:4-7; Luke 12:19-20; Luke 12:45-46; Luke 21:34; Romans 13:13-14; 1 Corinthians 15:32; Philippians 3:19; 1 Peter 4:3; Jude 1:12
[Most of these verses are also mentioned in the following list.]
Torrey's Topical Textbook gives us this listing, in a better-organized format:
Christ was falsely accused of. Matthew 11:19
Both Nave's and Torrey's give the following examples:
Esau. Genesis 25:30-34; Hebrews 12:16-17
Dennis Hinks © 2004
Nave's & Torrey's are public domain.