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“Hunger” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

HUNGER –  “I am starving for . . .” (Deuteronomy 8:2-3, Nehemiah 9:15, Proverbs 16:26, Psalm 34:10, Matthew 5:6 & Luke 6:21, Romans 16:18, Ephesians 2:1-10 (esp v. 3), Philippians 3:19)   God’s Word says lots of positive things about … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Hunger” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

We must be hungry for the Lord before we will “taste and know that the Lord is good” (Psalm 34:8)   That will also require not trying to satisfy our spiritual hungers with created things instead of our Creator and … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “hunger”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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“Hunger” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “hunger”:  for what are we really craving?  If you’re not familiar with this series, you may want to review some of the foundational articles and videos on W.A.I.T. training and … Continue reading

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“Spiritual hunger & thirst”, (Matthew 5:6)

The brief video below is one in a series of about 25 devotionals on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7.   I originally produced these for the 14,000 personnel in the Department of the Army whom I serve because … Continue reading

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“Hunger” poster (2)

This full color, 8″x10″ JPG is one in a series of twenty-four.  It is designed to be framed for your home, office, etc. to promote meditation on Scripture and discussion of the biblical principles outlined in “W.A.I.T. training”, which you … Continue reading

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“Hunger” poster

This full color, 8″x10″ JPG is one in a series of twenty-four. It is designed to be framed for your home, office, etc. to promote meditation on Scripture and discussion of the biblical principles outlined in “W.A.I.T. training”, which you … Continue reading

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“Hunger” – I’m starving for . . .

God’s Word says lots of positive things about hunger. He tells us we’re to hunger and thirst for righteousness (Matthew 5:6), and Moses reminded Israel that God even caused them to hunger to show that only He truly satisfies. (Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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“Reward” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

  REWARD – “Keep your eyes on the Prize” Genesis 15:1, Ecclesiastes 9:11, 1 Corinthians 9:24, Philippians 3:12-16, 1 Timothy 4:7-8, 2 Timothy 4:7-8   What rewards are you enjoying? What results are you pursuing? I ask because the type … Continue reading

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“Fuel” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

FUEL – “Input generally determines output” (Deuteronomy 8:1ff, Psalm 34:8 and 42:1, Isaiah 25:6ff and 55:1-2, John 4:13-14 and 6:35, Hebrews 5:12-14, 1 Peter 2:2-3     Don‟t you hate it when reality jumps up and slaps you in the face? Maybe you’ve been … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Flexibility” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

The Lord calls His people to be “flexible”, turning from selfishness to follow Him, not stiff-necked or hard-hearted. As part of Music Mondays, the following Christian music videos and related Scriptures are provided to build up the Body of Christ … Continue reading

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Link to “Officer Christian Fellowship” (Website of military ministry)

Officer Christian Fellowship exists to glorify God by uniting Christian officers for biblical fellowship and outreach, equipping and encouraging them to minister effectively in the military society— the hunger that began with a lone British officer stationed in the area … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “fuel”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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God fills (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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God leads (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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“Pain” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “pain”:  leaving the comfort zone.  If you’re not familiar with this series, you may want to review some of the foundational articles and videos on W.A.I.T. training and specific posts … Continue reading

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“Fuel” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “fuel”:  input generally determines output.  If you’re not familiar with this series, you may want to review some of the foundational articles and videos on W.A.I.T. training and specific posts … Continue reading

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Christian Joy 105: the Purpose of Christ (3 of 7)

My goal in this series is our greater joy in Jesus, even in complex struggles intellectually, emotionally, relationally, etc.  So, each time I will offer a buffet on 8 ‘P’s of good news.  Chew and savor whatever helps your joy … Continue reading

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Christian Joy 105: the Purpose of Christ (2 of 7)

My goal in this series is our greater joy in Jesus, even in complex struggles intellectually, emotionally, relationally, etc.  So, each time I will offer a buffet on 8 ‘P’s of good news.  Chew and savor whatever helps your joy … Continue reading

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Jesus after Easter (a 50-day series), “Just as day was breaking”

Most of us long for miracles.  And Jesus’ perfect life, death on sinners’ behalf as the fulfillment of Passover, and His physical resurrection prove that He is willing and able to meet our greatest needs:  complete forgiveness and a new … Continue reading

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Exodus 23:10-11, “Yes, there is a free lunch”

Throughout this series, we’ve been looking in some detail at what it means to bear fruit in the Lord Jesus.  We’ve not spent much time on receiving fruit from the Lord or others.  Why not?  And what does God’s Word say about … Continue reading

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We are the “seed” of God’s image (part 4 of 4), the King

Being the seed of God’s image means we’re to bear “three-dimensional fruit” for holy relationships of love with Him and each other. Biblical prophets bear fruit “top-down” from God, especially to people in positions of authority to care for others … Continue reading

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“Sacrifice” – because ‘No’ could save your life

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes … Continue reading

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“Reward” – keep your eyes on the prize!

What rewards are you enjoying? What results are you pursuing? I ask because the type of rewards (results) that we seek directly influences our approach to fitness – physically or spiritually. In physical pursuits we usually work to become (or … Continue reading

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“Fuel” – input generally determines output

Don’t you hate it when reality jumps up and slaps you in the face? Maybe you’ve been there. Things seem to be going so well – it’s almost as if the laws of the universe don’t apply! But eventually, those … Continue reading

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