Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food

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Zondervan, Dec 21, 2010 - Religion - 224 pages
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Made to Crave is the missing link between a woman’s desire to be healthy and the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen. The reality is we were made to crave. Craving isn’t a bad thing. But we must realize God created us to crave more of him. Many of us have misplaced that craving by overindulging in physical pleasures instead of lasting spiritual satisfaction. If you are struggling with unhealthy eating habits, you can break the “I’ll start again Monday” cycle, and start feeling good about yourself today. Learn to stop beating yourself up over the numbers on the scale. Discover that your weight loss struggle isn’t a curse but rather a blessing in the making, and replace justifications that lead to diet failure with empowering go-to scripts that lead to victory. You can reach your healthy weight goal – and grow closer to God in the process. This is not a how-to book. This is not the latest and greatest dieting plan. This book is the necessary companion for you to use alongside whatever healthy lifestyle plan you choose. This is a book and Bible study to help you find the "want to" in making healthy lifestyle choices.

 

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I took my time reading this book and I think that's important. I found myself at a different place when I finished then when I began and not just because of the book, but because of the journey I'm on ... Read full review

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Decided to read Made To Crave for my own summer personal bible study. TerKeurst helped me see that like an idol, food can be craved more than God. We give in to the cravings & temptations for those ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Finding Your Want To
11
Whats Really Going On Here?
19
Replacing My Cravings
27
Getting a Plan
35
Friends Dont Let Friends Eat before Thinking
41
Made for More
49
Growing Closer to God
59
The Curse of the Skinny Jeans
119
Overindulgence
127
Emotional Emptiness
137
The Demon in the Chips Poster
147
Why Diets Dont Work
157
The Very Next Choice We Make
167
Things Lost Better Things Gained
177
Live as an Overcomer
187

Im Not Defined by the Numbers
69
Making Peace with the Realities of My Body
77
But Exercise Makes Me Want to Cry
87
This Isnt Fair
99
Stinkin Rotten Horrible No Good Day
109
Verses by Chapter
195
Healthy Eating GoTo Scripts
215
Notes
217
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Lysa TerKeurst is the New York Times bestselling author of Made to Crave and Unglued. She isn't shy about admitting what a mess she can be. But she's been learning God's lessons and sharing them on her blog (www.LysaTerKeurst.com) and in her books. Lysa is president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and writes from her sticky farm table in North Carolina where she lives with her husband, Art, five kids, three dogs, and mouse that refuses to leave her kitchen.

 

 

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