Tag Archives: stewardship of our bodies

Health; June 1, 2020


Psalm 6:8-9 Away from me, all you who do evil, for the Lord has heard my weeping. The Lord has heard my cry for mercy; the Lord accepts my prayer. The first thing that strikes me here, comparing the Japanese … Continue reading

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Old Age; August 27, 2019


Psalm 92:12-15 The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy; August 25, 2019


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. It is fascinating that this Psalm is said to be “A prayer of Moses, the man of God.” If that is indeed the … Continue reading

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Appetites; September 19, 2018


Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. This whole chapter is remarkably down to earth, and easily translates from the 1st Century … Continue reading

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Our Bodies; September 15, 2018


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Modern society has certainly spotlighted the importance of this verse. … Continue reading

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May 27, 2016


Psalm 141:3-4 Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let … Continue reading

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July 23, 2015


Psalm 119:147-148 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises. You might call this “fasting … Continue reading

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April 29, 2013


1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor … Continue reading

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April 27, 2013


Romans 14:17-18 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by … Continue reading

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April 24, 2013


Romans 8:6-8 The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; the sinful mind is hostile to God. It does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those … Continue reading

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