Taking Care Of God’s Temple!
"Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. (19) 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; (20) you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body." (1 Corinthians 6:18-20)
I. We should care for our bodies because they are the _______________ of the Holy Spirit.
A. We must not misuse our bodies for sexual sin.
B. We should not ___________________ our bodies/physical fitness.
C. We should seek balance in caring for our physical and spiritual health (1 Tim. 4:8).
II. Evaluate our _________________ regarding school, work, relationships, etc.
III. Short and long term ______________________ from better health/fitness.
A. Less sickness, more energy
B. Longer life, greater ministry at older age (wisdom, experience, etc)
- General lifestyle choices (choose stairs vs escalator, park further, etc.)
- Specific times of exercise (multi-task? LL reads Scripture/walks with wife)