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Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge (Part 6)
Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge
1. The importance of caring for our physical needs of rest, food, etc. is seen in 1 Kings 19:1-8 where Elijah is depleted physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. God’s answer for him is food, water and rest.
2. Christians are not exempt from facing problems, frustrations, adversity (2 Corinthians 1:8-10; 7:5,6; 12:7-10). (Selwyn Hughes)
-Christians should not bring problems on themselves (1 Peter 4:12-16)
-Christians are just as subject to sickness, accidents, death as non-Christians (these are the results of being fallen beings in a fallen world) (Matthew 5:45; Luke 13:1-5)
3. How we deal with frustration and adversity will affect our spiritual vitality.
4. John Maxwell has said, “The quality of your life and the duration of your success depend on your attitude, and you are the only person in the world with the power to make it better.”