The Light Daily Devotional – The Battle of your Appetite

Focus: The Battle of your Appetite


An important battle before you that you must win, if you must fit into God’s purpose and fulfill your mandate is that of your appetite. No man became great for God without dealing and winning the battle against his appetite!

Scriptural Reference

“I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. Philippians 4:12 NLT

Philippians-4-vs-12-NLT The Light Daily Devotional - The Battle of your Appetite
Philippians 4 vs 12 NLT

When the Lord is set to use men for His glory, He ensures that their appetite is pruned. He took the Israelites through the wilderness for 40 years just to prune their appetite by making them know by experience that man shall not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD (Deuteronomy 8.3).

Daniel did not become 10 times better without dealing with his appetite. It is not as if the King’s delicacy was not attractive to him but he chose not to yield to the will of his appetite to please God. Every able young man like Joseph will easily yield to the advances of Potiphar’s wife. The issue in the lives of the likes of Gehazi, David, Achan and the young Prophet from Judah is that of their appetite.

Right from creation the greatest battle of man is the battle of appetite. The sin of Adam is that of his appetite. The battle you will not but confront in every quest to please God and fulfill your mandate in life is that of appetite. You have to seek the help of God to deal with your appetite before it destroys you. 

+ Have you dealt with your appetite?

Prayer: Lord! Help me to avail myself of every process that will help me to have an appetite that conforms to your standard at all times in Jesus’ name. Amen

Emphasis: The appetite you did not deal with will destroy you. If you must fit into God’s plan and purpose to fulfill your mandate you must deal with your appetite!

Have a Delightful Tuesday!

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