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is starving yourself a sin?

according to the 7 sins its a sin to be fat/lazy But the bible says something like god made you in his image.if your naturally big is it a sin? and if you starve yourself is it a sin?

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That particular sin has nothing to do with fat people. It mentions gluttony, which is something entirely different. That means eating more than you have to. So if you're naturally fat and don't eat like a pig, you aren't sinning. I'm pretty sure starving isn't a sin, but it's still not good to do.

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It don't matter if god is upset your fat or skinny then he shouldn't have made u that way

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Either are not healthy...
take sin out of the equation
and look at health and happiness

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1 John 3:4
4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.


it says, sin is the transgression of the law.

there is no law saying about starving yourself as a sin etc. therefore there is no sin because sin is the transgression of the law.

actually starving is like fasting, fasting is not eating right? starving is going to become fasting if you do it out of faith and according to God's will.

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??? i did not get it??
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The body we live in is temporary. If we are christians we believe we receieve a new spiritual body at death or the return of Jesus. Being fat or skinny may be unhealthy but God does not judge us by our weight. That is by belief in Jesus.

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Star for the Bettyful
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Aww hayyyll naw
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LQQK OUT BELOW Bettyful
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Does it matter if it is a sin or not?

Eat if you want to, don't eat if you don't want to. Simple!

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If being fat goes against the 'deadly' sins of sloth and gluttony, starving yourself thin could go against the 'deadly' sins of pride and envy. You'd be focusing too much on your image (pride) and coveting a popular look that others do have (envy). Besides, if the only thing you think about all day is your diet, you could be violating the first commandment (metaphorically speaking). If it makes you miserable, don't do it. If it distracts you from being a good person and loving your neighbor, don't do it!

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An eating disorder is not a "sin." It's a mental illness cause by environmental, family, and other situational circumstances. People with eating disorders have a distorted self-image, base their worth on their weight, and have acute fear and anxiety about gaining weight, and constantly fret over food. People with eating disorders need professional help and support. I had an eating disorder when I was 14, I'm finding some of these answers appalling. It's got nothing to do with "vanity."
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It's not about "pride" either. You seriously need to educate yourself.
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shaylen, This is why taking the notion of the 'deadly sins' too seriously is a hazardous thing to do. Mental illness and sin are not mutually exclusive. In fact, the sin of sloth was originally expressed in Latin as 'acedia', meaning depression. Nowadays, many (not all) people recognize depression as the most common form of mental illness. (Who resists the idea that mental illness truly exists? Religious folk of course.) Right or wrong, that doesn't change how the religious system works internally. If someone came here asking a question like "Did God make birds on the fifth or sixth day?" it wouldn't be appropriate to answer with evolutionary science. If you object to religion or theology, that's a separate matter from the one being discussed here. We were talking about how to categorize behaviors within the system, not whether the system is valid to begin with.
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Pardon me, but that's a load of BS.
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So glad I'm atheist... Would never trivialize someone's mental illness as a "sin." That's a load of BS. Christians sure like to make spectacles of sensitive crucial matters.
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1 Corinthians 6:19
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;

Intentionally starving your body would be disrespectful and unhealthy. Fasting is not the same as starving. Fasting is not eating for a specific amount of time, usually one day, and it is designed to make you appreciative for what you have.

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The question is to some, how do you define (((sin))) or what is (((sin)))??? ==============================sin 1 (sn)
n.
1. A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate.
2. Theology
a. Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
b. A condition of estrangement from God resulting from such disobedience.
3. Something regarded as being shameful, deplorable, or utterly wrong.
intr.v. sinned, sin?ning, sins
1. To violate a religious or moral law.
2. To commit an offense or violation.
[Middle English sinne, from Old English synn; see es- in Indo-European roots.]. ((( I asked the question because to those who don't have a relationship with God or a religion starving one's self isn't a ((sin)) to them. We as Christians must not assume that everyone knows what ((sin)) is, therefore to the person who is ignorant of what (sin) is it's no sin to that person unless the person has been enlighten. How ever starving one's self is considered self destruction and is considered not being good or right.=========================================Even Gentiles, who do not have God?s written law, show that they know his law when they instinctively obey it, even without having heard it. They demonstrate that God?s law is written in their hearts, for their own conscience and thoughts either accuse them or tell them they are doing right. And this is the message I proclaim?that the day is coming when God, through Christ Jesus, will judge everyone?s secret life. (Romans 2:14-16 NLT)

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That is really excellent Bobby.
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You are killing yourself so yes.

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I don't think that it is a sin...there is something called fasting, we sometimes do it at my church and you either fast from food or something in order to humble yourself to God. While one of my friends was gone on a mission trip my friend abstained from eating breakfast until she got back. She did this so she could use the time she would eating to pray for her safety and health etc. but if you are doing it because you are fat it won't help. If you don't eat for a few days your body will go into starvation mode. It will store every calorie and it will turn into fat. From what I've heard.

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