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60.  That too great lust of food is not to be desired.

In Isaiah: “Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die. This sin shall not be remitted to you even until ye die.”44954495    Isa. xxii. 13, 14. Also in Exodus: “And the people sate down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.”44964496    Ex. xxxii. 6. Paul, in the first to the Corinthians: “Meat commendeth us not to God; neither if we eat shall we abound, nor if we eat not shall we want.”44974497    1 Cor. viii. 8. And again: “When ye come together to eat, wait one for another. If any is hungry, let him eat at home, that ye may not come together for judgment.”44984498    1 Cor. xi. 33. Also to the Romans:  “The kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.”44994499    Rom. xiv. 17. In the Gospel according to John: “I have meat which ye know not of. My meat is, that I should do His will who sent me, and should finish His work.”45004500    John iv. 32, 34.


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