Everyday, I know I should at least fit a walk into my schedule. I should get my shoes on and move beyond the boundaries of my complacency, so I don't:
- lose strength
- waste away
- gain unintended weight
- make my heart unhealthy
We all think about our physical health, at least sometimes. We take vitamins, make vegetables, drink water, take the stairs. Even if we aren't so good at it, we normally think about it, or how to improve it. We know it is important to our vitality.
But how often do we consider our spiritual health? Our spiritual fitness?
So we don't:
- lose strength in the Lord
- waste away, only to find ourselves one with the world
- gain unintended weight, or baggage, we are not meant to carry
- find our our heart unhealthy
Today, let's stop for a moment and consider why our strength and fitness in the Lord is so important.
"I don’t know about you, but I’m running hard for the finish line. I’m giving it everything I’ve got. No sloppy living for me! I’m staying alert and in top condition. I’m not going to get caught napping, telling everyone else all about it and then missing out myself.” 1 Cor. 9:26-27 MSG
We want to be spiritually fit. But what does that mean?
I believe it means we:
Today, may you and I choose to walk in spiritual fitness.
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