So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. — 1 Cor 10:31 NET
Nothing in life is left out – “whatsoever ye do.” It extends even to eating and drinking. We are to do all things to the glory of God. This means that we must do everything in a way that will please Him.
To eat to the glory of God is to recognize Him as the Giver of our daily bread, to seek His blessing on it, to eat according to the divine laws, eating to be ready for the best service, and then to use all our strength in doing the work, which God gives us to do.
One who eats self–indulgently or gluttonously, or who eats food that is injurious to his health, or who does not use the strength he derives from his food in living obediently, is not glorifying God.
In all our life, in everything we do, we are to think of what will honor God. We are to seek first His kingdom and righteousness, which includes the law of love – the things that will bless those about us.
Selfishness never glorifies God, but He is always pleased with the love that seeketh not its own.
Mornings With God - July 19
Public domain content taken from Morning Thoughts by J.R. Miller.