The Kitchen Table Devotional: The Game of Life Day 80
“Pedal to the Metal:
Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air; 27 but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9:26-27
Keep moving! If we stumble, we must get up and keep moving. Our bodies might want to stop and scream but don’t do it. We must make our bodies get up and keep moving. Not much good comes from just lying there and crying there. The body was created to serve the spirit. That’s why the demonic is always looking for a body. The body will function from appetites and affections with attitude, but it’s made to function in Godly authority, affection, and aspiration. The body is the first place where we learn to rule and if we don’t discipline the body, it will disqualify the spirit. The spirit lives by hearing, the body lives by hunger. We can discipline the body or be disqualified by the body. Don’t stop, get up again and keep moving.