Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.
"Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple." -1 Corinthians 3:16-17 ESV Phew! That's a heavy scripture. I'm no Biblical scholar, but when I read that this week,… Continue reading Your Prescription: Jesus
Time. We all have the same amount of it. Most of us wish we had more of it. Many of us don't want to "waste" time on things that we don't see as worthwhile. But have you ever wondered what God sees as worthy of your time?
Like our muscles, if we are inflexible in personality, we become stressed, rigid, tight, and our ability to react properly is compromised.
"While the soldiers were looking after themselves, Jesus’ mother, his aunt, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene stood at the foot of the cross. Jesus saw his mother and the disciple he loved standing near her. He said to his mother, “Woman, here is your son.” Then to the disciple, “Here is your… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Who’s Watching You?
First of all, we all struggle. This person's struggle is outward, for everyone to see. Your struggle just may be in secret. Being in shape does not make you a better person. Instead, be grateful. Secondly, who are you to judge? The Bible specifically advises us not to judge. God is the only judge.
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." -Proverbs 18:20-21NIV