Crowded OUT Blessing of Health #3
Second Commandment • Éxo 20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Strength available • Deut 33:25, “As thy days, so shall thy strength be.” • But why do we lose our strength?
Take a hold of it • Isaiah 27:5 …Let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.
How to take a hold of it? • Strength is not merely given daily, it is made available daily. • Isa_44:12 …He is hungry, and his strength faileth: he drinketh no water, and is faint.
How to take a hold of it? • Isa 55:1 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Who is the waters? • Jer 2:13 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
It is vain • It would be taking the Lord’s name in vain to claim that we are His children and walk around hungry and thirsty of spiritual strength, spiritual health. • Because it is available…
Crowded OUT • It is easy to get so caught up with the business of life and neglect the simplest important things that makes life what it is. • Psalm 127, Except the Lord build…
Take a pill, when you are ill.
The Power of Exercise Exercise lowers blood pressure and resting heart rate, protecting the heart and blood vessels Exercise lowers LDL cholesterol Exercise relieves anxiety and stress.
The Power of Exercise • Women who log at least four hours of exercise a week cut their risk of breast cancer by more than a third. • Active people are about 50 % less likely to develop colon cancer than inactive people.
Side Effects of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs • Common, less serious side effects • Muscle and joint aches (most common) • Nausea • Diarrhea • Constipation • Potentially serious side effects • Liver damage. • Muscle Problems