Put your Spirit in Charge (Excerpt from the Word of Faith Magazine February/March 2016)


Your Spirit and your Body

The bible says your spirit plays a part in controlling your body. Notice what Paul said in First Corinthians 9:27: “I keep my body under control” (CEV). Another translations says, “I discipline my body and bring it into subjection” (NKJV). Paul knew he was a spirit being who lived in a body. He knew his inward man needed to control the behavior of his outward man. Paul makes a strong statement telling believers what to do with their bodies.

Romans 12:1 (NLT)

I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice.

Paul wasn’t talking to sinners here-he was talking to believers. He was telling people who were “new creatures in Christ,” that they needed to do something about their bodies.

How true! How true! How true! Even though it’s hard to do sometimes, we have to actually do the putting off and putting on. We have to strip off every weight and every sin that so easily take us off course in our eating habits realizing that it’s more than about food.

Take Action this Week: Find bible verses that talks about strengthening your inner man so you can achieve your goals. Speak those scriptures out of your mouth every time you feel like you are going off track in your nutritional goals. When your spirit becomes bigger than your cravings, then success is eminent! Not overnight, but you will get there!

If this blesses you write me and tell me about it. I would love to hear from you and share it with your family and friends.


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