“I Want to Weigh a Ton”

Thirty two year old Susanne Eman, is a resident of Arizona. Pictures of her bloated body flashed around the world as news agencies publicized her great aspiration in life to become the world's heaviest woman and tip the scales at one ton.  Suzanne weighs in at 720 pounds and consumes 22,000 calories a day. She…

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Too Fat to Fly

Kevin Smith, a well known actor/director, was kicked off a Southwest Air flight on Saturday, February 13, 2010 because he didn’t fit comfortably into the airplane seat.  He was too fat to fly.

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Gluttony & Godliness

Jesus says “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me." (Luke 9:23 NKJV) This means that, according to Scripture, all true, actual, practicing, growing, followers of Christ will practice self-denial. Right? Right. And sometimes that means making difficult choices.

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Jesus Fought Gluttony, Too

You might never have thought of Him this way, but did you know that Jesus spent more continuous time fighting gluttony than any other sin problem?We know from the Bible that Jesus left the carpenter shop at the age of 30. His baptism by John the Baptist marked the beginning of his public ministry for…

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The First Glutton

There was no gluttony in heaven among the angels. There was no gluttony among the created beings in millions of inhabited worlds. Gluttony is selfishly and harmfully eating more than you need for a balanced meal.

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A Court Fight Over Who Was “Unhealthy First,” Really?

The owner of The Heart Attack Grill in Chandler, Arizona is suing in federal court the owners of the Heart Stoppers Sports Grill in Delray Beach, Florida for copying his ideas for a heart-attack stimulating menu with unhealthy, cholesterol-raising fare.This lawsuit has called attention to a weird, bizarre and shameful aspect of the American palate.…

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Different Kinds of Gluttony

Thomas Aquinas, one of the greatest medieval philosophers, recognized that gluttony involved more than eating too much. He developed a list of other ways in which a person might “abuse” food to the point of gluttony. Here are the different ways in which a person can be gluttonous.

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What is Gluttony?

Gluttony is a word that isn’t used very often. Many people don’t know what gluttony means. Gluttony is the attitude, focus, and disposition that lead a person to eat too much food.The glutton is a person who eats too much at meal time and is often found eating between meals. If the taste buds call,…

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