Daily inspiration: If today you are sick in body, weary in mind, feeling despondent and hopeless, turn your thoughts away from yourself. Focus your mind and soul on God. Pray and praise God and know that all of Your needs will be met.
Daily Scripture & Reflection: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. Galatians 5:22
A Time to Think: There are certain weights in life you simply cannot carry. Your Lord is asking you to set them down and trust Him. What do you say we take God up on His offer?—Max Lucado
A Time to Act: Confidently trust God to handle things beyond your efforts.
A Time to Pray: Dear Lord, help me face life’s problems with the sure knowledge that You’ll always be there.
Birth verse for October 12: Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and showers righteousness on you. Hosea 10:12
PrayFit Devotional: A Dangerous Prayer: Oct 11, 12: Read: Numbers 11
“Why did we ever leave Egypt?” –Numbers 11:20
Did you catch it? They actually missed prison. Not long after the Israelites met freedom, they actually longed for captivity. Behind bars they had no choices. As inmates, they had no responsibility. Even though they were trapped, they were warm, cozy, and full. Their prayer for freedom was a dangerous one. Nothing a generation in the desert couldn’t answer.
What about us? When was the last time you and I prayed dangerously? About finances, a relationship…our health? See, once they were set free, the Israelites faced the need for obedience and responsibility; so do we. Folks, our bodies are merely tools, not finished products. Better fitness simply means better equipped. It’s tough to visit the poor from the couch, and it’s impossible to see the hurting in our own mirror. But we’re warm, cozy, and full (even if of ourselves). (Note: this should speak to both the fit and the not-so-fit.)
If God allows us the opportunity for better health, what will we do with it? Will we sit? Focus on ourselves? Will we allow a generation to wander before we see health as a means of praise? If so, why did we ever leave Egypt? –Jimmy Peña www.prayfit.com/2012/10/