Live Intentionally

Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but [only] one receives the prize? So run [your race] that you may lay hold [of the prize] and make it yours. Now every athlete who goes into training conducts himself temperately and restricts himself in all things. They do it to win a wreath that will soon wither, but we [do it to receive a crown of eternal blessedness] that cannot wither. Therefore I do not run uncertainly (without definite aim). I do not box like one beating the air and striking without an adversary. But [like a boxer] I buffet my body [handle it roughly, discipline it by hardships] and subdue it, for fear that after proclaiming to others the Gospel and things pertaining to it, I myself should become unfit [not stand the test, be unapproved and rejected as a cointerfeit] (1 Cor 9:24-27 AMP).

Hell wasn’t where the rich man in Luke 16 wanted to end up…but that’s where he ended up. His every day choices led him there…Why? Because he did not live intentionally.   God commands us to work out (cultivate, carry out to the goal, and fully complete) your own salvation (Phil 2:13 AMP).

Live intentionally. Jesus is coming back soon.

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