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Powered by 4 - March 23, 2016

Exceptional Value

Today's reading: 1 Timothy 4:6-10

At the urging of my sister, I started running last summer. When I made this decision, I knew it was going to take training to get to a place where I could run a 5K. So I came up with a plan, wrote it down and started running. After just a couple of weeks, I could see progress. And in a little over a month, I was running 3 miles with no problems. I had definitely gained some value though my efforts. But the value I gained through training my body for running, doesn't hold a candle to the exceptional, holistic value that training myself for godliness brings.

"Rather train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come" (vs. 7-8).

Is training yourself for godliness a priority for you? Is it a commitment you're willing to make? What does (or might) you training yourself for godliness look like on a day-to-day or week-to-week basis? Tami

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