Just as you train your muscles to perform at their best, you can train your heart to reflect Christ’s character.
- Embrace forgiveness, compassion, and humility as essential to your spiritual workout routine. When faced with challenges or temptations, turn to prayer and Scripture to find the strength and guidance you need to overcome.
- As athletes, you know that growth and progress require dedication, discipline, and perseverance. Similarly, your spiritual journey calls for the same qualities. Stay committed to reading the Word, attending worship, and surrounding yourself with a community of believers who can support and encourage you.
- Remember that your influence extends beyond the playing field. Your teammates, opponents, coaches, and fans are all watching and learning from you. Let your conduct and sportsmanship reflect Christ’s grace and love, inspiring others to seek the light of His presence.
- In moments of triumph, thank God for the abilities and opportunities He has given you. In moments of defeat, find solace in His promises and remember that your worth is not defined by your performance but by the unconditional love and acceptance Christ offers.
Jesus Christ is your hero, and He has saved you. He is the ultimate eternal Superman, and He doesn’t have any weaknesses. He wants us to feel strengthened by Him. And as we build ourselves with a focus on His glory, our spiritual muscles will be stronger than ever before.
2 Samuel 22:2-4 reminds us how the Lord has saved us. “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—from violent people you save me. I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my enemies.”
1. Write down all things you are thankful for as a Christian.
2. Commit 1 Corinthians 15:57 to memory.