Taking Care Of Your Body
Most Relevant Verses
Can any of you add a single hour to the length of your life by worrying?
For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?
Each of you must know how to control his own body in a holy and honorable manner,
Look at the birds in the sky. They don't plant or harvest or gather food into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. You are more valuable than they are, aren't you?
"That's why I'm telling you to stop worrying about your life what you will eat or what you will drink or about your body what you will wear. Life is more than food, isn't it, and the body more than clothing?
And why do you worry about clothes? Consider the lilies in the field and how they grow. They don't work or spin yarn,
"So don't ever worry by saying, "What are we going to eat?' or "What are we going to drink?' or "What are we going to wear?'
Physical exercise is of limited value, but Godliness is very dear, a pledge of life, both there and here.
Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food, but God will make them both unnecessary. The body is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
Banish sorrow from your heart, and evil from your body, since both childhood and the prime of life are pointless.
Be shepherds of God's flock that is among you, watching over it, not because you must but because you want to, and not greedily but eagerly, as God desires.
With the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us, protect the good treasure that has been entrusted to you.
For we have many parts in one body, but these parts do not all have the same function.
When they hand you over, don't worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say, because in that hour what you are to say will be given to you.
Then Jesus told his disciples, "That's why I'm telling you to stop worrying about your life what you will eat or about your body what you will wear,
But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.
Now if that is the way God clothes the grass in the field, which is alive today and thrown into an oven tomorrow, won't he clothe you much better you who have little faith?
So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith.
The LORD God took the man and placed him in the Garden of Eden in order to have him work it and guard it.
If one part suffers, every part suffers with it. If one part is praised, every part rejoices with it.
Above everything else guard your heart, because from it flow the springs of life.
But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block for those who are weak.
and so his attention is divided.
Stop drinking only water, but use a little wine for your stomach because of your frequent illnesses.
Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.
Stop being afraid of those who kill the body but can't kill the soul. Instead, be afraid of the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell.
Pay attention to yourselves and to the entire flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers to be shepherds of God's church, which he acquired with his own blood.
and the parts of the body that we think are less honorable are treated with special honor, and we make our less attractive parts more attractive.
A husband should fulfill his obligation to his wife, and a wife should do the same for her husband.
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were in prison with them, as well as those who are mistreated, since they also are only mortal.
For the LORD your God is on the move within your camp to deliver you and to hand your enemies over to you. Therefore your camp must be holy so that he will not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you."
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.
Later on, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one because he was afraid of the Jewish leaders), asked Pilate to let him remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, and he came and removed his body.
and one of you tells them, "Go in peace! Stay warm and eat heartily." If you do not provide for their bodily needs, what good does it do?
- Anxiety And Fear
- Anxiety And Stress
- Do Not Be Anxious
- Family First
- Fear And Worry
- Great Things
- Instruction About Clothes
- Living Souls
- Not Worrying
- Provision For The Body
- Putting God First
- Serving The Church
- Social duties
- Taking Care Of The Earth
- The Body
- The church
- Trusting God And Not Worrying
- Worry And Stress