Spiritual Aerobics

Ardella Perry

READ : 2 Peter 1:1-9 Our spiritual health requires conscious effort and exercise. Here are a few aerobics to keep the blood that was shed for us flowing properly: TURN your eyes upon Jesus. CAST all your care upon him. LEAN not to your own understanding. STRETCH out on his Word. RAISE your awareness of his strength. LOWER your opinion of yourself. THROW off your own ambitions. PUSH away the cobwebs of doubt. INHALE the fullness of the Spirit. EXHALE …

Inside Info

Ardella Perry

READ : 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 New employees are usually pulled aside by a co-worker and given the “inside info” on how to please the boss. Paul likewise passes on three bits of advice to his fellow workers in Christ: Use the office equipment provided to do the job. Paul says, “receive not the grace of God in vain.” The work place has been well equipped and so have we. What God expects now is that we use what he has …

A Prayer for Worship

Ardella Perry

READ : John 4:20-26 Teach me to worship you, Lord In Spirit and in truth, And not to feel my duty’s done When morning worship’s through. Help me not to be caught in distractions Which occur in service each week: Latecomers, talkers, gigglers, movers, The sound of impatient feet. Teach me to tune in to you, God, And hear your every word, Instead of comments near me, Stealing attention from my Lord. Let the reading, reciting, and testifying Have meaning …