Even the youths shall faint and be weary… But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength (Isaiah 40:30, 31 ESV)

Two hunters are walking through a forest looking for deer when all of a sudden; a giant bear jumps out and scares them. They drop their guns and run. One of the hunters stopped and opened up his backpack and laced up a pair of running shoes. His buddy looked at him and said, “What are you doing? Are you crazy? You can’t outrun the bear!” To this, the hunter said, “I know, all I have to do is outrun you!”

As funny as the above story is we need to keep our physical energy up. When we think about serving the Lord and how taxing it can be on our bodies to literally “go to the highways and the byways” we will understand the necessity of being in good physical shape. We have become accustomed to comfort and sometimes we refuse to do the work physically so that we can do the spiritual work.

Evangelism takes energy and God wants us to be physically able to evangelize with enthusiasm. Standing up for 45 mins to preach a sermon can be taxing on the joints if we are out of shape. Going on the mission’s field to places in remote parts of the world will take physical energy. When we do not possess the energy necessary for some of these services we are limited to the “comforts” of modernity. Here are two simple changes that will add a greater level of energy to our daily life.

  1. Have a good nutrition plan.
    You can do this by changing your eating habit or ensuring that you are taking good, clean, high-level supplements.
  2. Get sufficient rest.
    The Sleep Foundation states, “During high-quality sleep, your body restores many functions it calls on during daily life, such as temperature regulation, a strong immune system, steady hormone levels, and good appetite. All of these factors play a role in how much energy you have.”

God desires for us to be among those who can run and not be weary and walk without fainting.

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