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January 17, 2016 Speaker: Pastor Scott Oas Series: Get Fit

Topic: General Verse: 1 Corinthians 6:19–6:20

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“Get Physically Fit!”

Pastor Scott Oas | 01.17.16


“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” - 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NIV)

“Seven Pillars of Health” by Dr. Don Colbert

• Water
• Sleep and Rest
• Living Food
• Exercise
• Detoxification
• Nutritional Supplements
• Freedom from Stress

4 WAYS TO GET FIT PHYSICALLY

1. Consider what I eat everyday.
“You may say, ‘I am allowed to do anything.’ But I reply, ‘Not everything is good for you.’ And even though ‘I am allowed to do anything,’ I must not become a slave to anything.” - 1 Corinthians 6:12

2. Stay active and exercise regularly.
“The lazy person is full of excuses, saying, ‘If I go outside, I might meet a lion in the street and be killed!’” - Proverbs 22:13

• Get an accountability partner.
• Choose an exercise routine you actually enjoy.
Schedule physical activity that best fits your schedule.
• Practice the “something is better than nothing” principle.

3. Take time to rest every week.
“Then (Jesus) said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made to benefit people, and not people to benefit the Sabbath.’” - Mark 2:27

4. Commit to reducing stress in your life.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” - Philippians 4:6-7


GOING DEEPER

SCRIPTURE READING: 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

GETTING STARTED:

What’s a favorite physical activity that keeps you healthy?
How would you rate yourself on each of the 7 pillars of health listed below?
What are you doing well, what needs attention, why?

“Seven Pillars of Health” by Dr. Don Colbert
• Water
• Sleep and Rest
• Living Food
• Exercise
• Detoxification
• Nutritional Supplements
• Freedom from Stress

A CLOSER LOOK:

Read I Cor. 6:12- 14.
What is it that these verses point us toward regarding our bodies?
What does the principle “I must not become a slave to anything” have to do with our physical well-being?

Proverbs 22:13 - How is this verse a motivator to be active and exercise?
       Do you have an accountability partner? Who?
       Do you have an exercise routine that you enjoy? What?
       What time of day fits you best to exercise?
       What does it mean to practice the “something is better than nothing” principle?

Read Mark 2:27 - Why is a weekly rest so important? Are there ways you could improve your weekly rest?

Philippians 4:6-7- What do we need to take away from these verses about worry and anxiety? What is one thing that these verses state that you need to be reminded of?

DIGGING DEEPER:

1. Consider What I Eat
2. Stay Active & Exercise
3. Take Time to Rest
4. Reduce your Stress

Which of these four statements do you need to focus on this week and how will you do it?

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