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Archive for February 18th, 2018

Note: This is the fifth installment of a seven part series we will feature on Sunday on the important topic of a Christian Theology of Health by Dr. Joshua Trock.  His Twitter account can be found here.

 

Glorifying God with Our Health 

By Dr Joshua Trock 

 

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ” Colossians 3:23-24 

 

Sometimes in our Christian walk we find ourselves separating our lives into different spheres. In one realm we have the sacred. We have our church time, our Bible study time, our prayer time, our set apart times for evangelical events or ministry. Then, in another realm, we have our secular engagements. This would be our jobs, our eating, our exercise, our hobbies, our menial tasks that we indulge in because they give us enjoyment or they are just a necessary part of life. Yet, I would like to propose to you today, there are no separate spheres in our life. There is only one mode that we operate in as blood bought sons and daughters of Christ and that we should always, in all things and in all ways, glorify God in EVERYTHING that we do. So if this is indeed true and we have this calling on our lives to interweave our worship of God in the grand tasks and the seemingly pointless, how do we accomplish this? How do we glorify God better with our jobs or hobbies or, as my main point in this series has been, our health? My goal today is to help you better understand these questions and develop a robust biblical framework to practically living out the Glorification of God in all aspects of your life.  

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