At the battle of Bothwell Brig, the ammunition of the Covenanters ran out. They were waiting for a barrel of bullets, but instead, a barrel of raisins was sent to them. So they sat down in defeat.
Today, as then, the soldiers of Jesus Christ must have less confectionery and more of the Truth of God. So you must “stand strong, with the belt of truth tied around your waist….” (Eph. 6. 14)
1 Cor 6:13 (MSG): “You know the old saying, “First you eat to live, and then you live to eat”? Well, it may be true that the body is only a temporary thing, but that’s no excuse for stuffing your body with food,…”