Spiritual Disciplines: Training for Life
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
This Mother’s Day service focused on Paul’s teaching to the Corinthian church on how to live and train as a believer in Christ. Paul instructs believers to aim one’s life at an eternal goal, to train and discipline oneself in order to run the race well, and earn an imperishable prize, that is Christ. He teaches us we must understand that our physical bodies, which are broken in sin, must and can be taught and disciplined much like an athlete. We are taught to sow to the Spirit, which is where God will infuse our human effort, with his Spirit, yielding amazing personal spiritual growth.