Slimming Down the Body of Christ
- Saturday, January 01, 2005
for 30 minutes at least four times per week. (Experts advise seeing a doctor before starting any diet or exercise program.) Find a friend who is willing to work out with you and keep you accountable. To keep it interesting, try a mixture of walking, jogging, swimming, aerobics, and weight lifting.
a balanced diet: Stick to fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, grilled or baked meat, and low-fat dairy products. Visit a dietician or ask a health-conscious friend for advice if you need help getting started. (One easy rule: Make sure that everything on your plate isn't the same color).
that your body is God's temple (
Reprinted with permission from www.relevantmagazine.com
- Do you consider yourself physically fit? If not, what are you doing to improve your health?
- Many of the experts in this article suggest that poor health habits can negatively affect our spiritual witness. Do you agree? Why or why not?
1 Corinthians 6:19-20. What are some ways that we can honor God with our bodies?. How can we "number our days"?
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