Frequent question: What does the Bible say about losing weight?

Can God help me lose weight?

Yes, it is possible to lose weight, get fit and healthier through prayer. I know prayer works with weight loss and health challenges: I’ve lost 150 pounds and maintained it almost 20 years only by the grace of God, eating more healthfully and through “re-creation.” Without God’s help, I would have been dead long ago.

How do you pray to lose weight?

Lord, I know you will love me whether I am 100 or 500 pounds. You don’t judge me based on my pant size or my outward appearance. But you care that this extra weight makes life harder with pain, health issues, physical limitations, and so many insecurities. Help me to lose this weight, Lord.

What does the Bible say about healthy body?

Proverbs 17:22 – A joyful heart is the health of the body, but a depressed spirit dries up the bones. Phillipians 4:13 – I have the strength in everything through Him who empowers me. Isiaiah 40: 29-31 – He gives strength to the fainting; for the weak he makes vigor abound.

How do I put God in my weight loss journey?

The Bible says, “Ask and you shall receive. Knock and the door will be opened. Seek and you will find.” Invite God on your weight loss journey today, by simply saying, “I want you to be at the center of my weightloss journey, and I will never fail to give you all the glory, honor, and praise.”

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What’s keeping me from losing weight?

When you space out your meals too much, your metabolism slows down and isn’t able to burn off all the calories you eat in your next meal. Those extra calories may wind up as extra weight. And you may overeat because you’re too hungry. Try eating smaller portions, and eat more often.

Should you pray before snacks?

Prayers Before Meals in the Early Church

So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. Before taking nourishment it is fitting to praise the Creator of all things, and it is fitting also to sing His praises when we take as nourishment the things created by Him.