Stella Dimoko Word For Today -Self Discipline.


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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Word For Today -Self Discipline.

1 Cor 9:27..... But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

The phrase, I keep under my body, is from the Greek word "hupōpiazō". This word is also used in Luke 18:5, “Lest by her continual coming she ‘weary’ me.” 

Hupōpiazō is translated as weary.The word means to beat black and blue and is derived from Greek athletics. It means to treat with harshness.
Paul the Apostle is saying here that he treats his body with harshness, in order to bring it into subjection.

He says the reason he does that is so he will not lose his reward.
In the same way, we are to beat our bodies black and blue, in order words, decisively discipline our minds and bodies.

You must discipline your body to go to church even when you don't feel like it. If not, you will start faltering spiritually. No kidding here!

You must discipline yourself to operate God's financial laws, if not financial struggles will ensue.

You must beat yourself black and blue here.

You must ruthlessly discipline yourself to engage in spiritual exercises.

You must discipline yourself to serve God, keep His ordinances and obey Him.

It is time you rule and reign over your body and your mind. Subdue them so you can win.

God bless you richly with great grace and many blessings!
BV Lizzy


Loveme Jeje said...

I am trying to discipline myself from exchanging words with anonymouses on my case

Ada Nwanbueze said...

Amen!!! Thanks Lizzy.

Uniq Gem said...

More Grace Lord!

*speaks in other tongues*

Anonymous said...

Thanks Lizzy this is exactly what I need. Lord please give me the grace Amen

Anonymous said...

When is the next SnM biko

peace maker said...

Good to know

Miss Aino said...

Thanks Lizzy, God bless you

Anonymous said...

Why are u always so angry?

Anonymous said...

Kai! God bless you lizzy for these words. Have been trying to lose weight but food will not let me be great. I woke up this morning determine to change my diet and get my groove back only for me to come online and see this?? God is truly awesome!!

Priceless Jewel said...

Amen. Thank you Bv Lizzy.

Lol @ loveme jeje.

stephan said...

Even me too,i tell my body countkess times that It shall work according to my order and belief in Christ. I can't comman and be letting my body control me.before I will will sin 😕😩😩😏😏😒

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Anonymous said...

One spiritual exercise that ties up the above is FASTING. The other is praying.

Starjoy said...

Thank you so much bv lizzy

Anonymous said...

Glory be to God

Mao Akuh

Akanimo Sunday said...

This is sweeter than wine. So rejuvenating. So refreshing. There is power in the gospel. Yahweh,I love you.

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