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Scriptures on “stress”

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

It’s often counter-intuitive, but stress is one of God’s key paths to growth in godly relationships, strength, and, yes, even joy,  May the following music videos and related Scriptures help to equip and encourage you to follow Jesus by faith … Continue reading

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“Stress” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “stress”:  progress will usually cost you.  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 … Continue reading

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“Stress” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

  STRESS – “Progress will usually cost you” (Judges 3:1-2, John 12:24, 2 Timothy 2:3-7, Romans 5:3-4, 1 Corinthians 10:13, James 1:2-4, 1 Peter 1:6-7, 2 Peter 1:5-8)   In the last few years, I’ve had to be more creative … Continue reading

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“Stress” 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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“Stress” 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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“Stress” – progress will usually cost you

In the last few years, I’ve had to be more creative in how I stress my body through exercise. My older joints won’t allow me to lift heavy weights or run frequently anymore, but I still need to push myself … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 103: “What is ultimately ‘good’?”

Christmas day was just a few days ago.  How good yours was?  Answering that depends on how the one asking is using the term ‘good’, right?  They may mean enjoyable good, effectively good, eternally good, or some combination.  Those three … Continue reading

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“Sacrifice” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

  SACRIFICE – “’No’ could save your life!” Proverbs 25:27-28, Matthew 5:27-30 and Mark 8:34-36, Romans 12:1-3, 1 Corinthians 10:23-33, 2 Timothy 2:3-4, Hebrews 12:1-3 I’ve read several books on counseling that describe all people as addicts in some form … Continue reading

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Christian Marriage 204

“Hard Work” Last week we noted the Seventh Commandment as God’s basic design to reflect His image through faithfulness for godly unity in Christ. Even so, a relationship may only appear unified because there’s no visible conflict. The Lord calls … Continue reading

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“Image” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

IMAGE – “It depends on who‟s looking!” (Genesis 4: 21-22, 26, 1 Samuel 16:7, 2 Samuel 14 [Absalom‟s whole life story], Proverbs 31:30, Song of Songs 1:6, Jeremiah 9:23-24, 1 Corinthians 13:12, James 1:22-25, 1 Peter 3:4-5)   Image is … Continue reading

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

Taking that first step.  That’s initiative.  May the Christian music videos and related Scriptures below help you meditate and pray on the importance and joy of taking steps in faith and service for the Lord Jesus today.   And He … 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 Wholeness 107: “…with all your strength”

We have a few more publications in this series, but today’s focus is on Jesus’ last phrase of what it means to love God: “…with all your strength”. And that might sound least lovely. After all, shouldn’t love increase our … Continue reading

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“Breath” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

BREATH – “Take it in, give it away” (Genesis 2:7, Job 12:10, Job 32:8, Psalm 150:6, Ezekiel 37:9-10, John 20:21-22, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, Revelation 11:4-11) After 25 years, I recently started playing trumpet again and I love it!  But I … Continue reading

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God comforts (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 satisfies (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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God relates (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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“Vision” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “vision”:  identify the goal, and start walking.  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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Christian Marriage 204

“Because parents…” Last week we noted the Seventh Commandment as God’s basic design to reflect His image through faithfulness for godly unity in Christ.  Even so, a relationship may only appear unified because there’s no visible conflict.  The Lord calls … Continue reading

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“Stamina” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “stamina”:  good beginnings aren’t enough.  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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“Safety” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “safety”:  watch yourself – others need you!  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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“Reward” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “reward”:  keep your eyes on the prize.  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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“Maturity” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “maturity”:  how and why to measure our spiritual progress.  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. … Continue reading

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