1 Timothy 4:8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
- We exercise physical discipline to become physically healthy and in shape. We exercise spiritual disciplines in order to become spiritually healthy and spiritually fit.
Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 (Impress them) on your children. (Talk about them) when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 8 (Tie them) as symbols on your hands and (bind them) on your foreheads. 9 (Write them) on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.
- Getting the word in (front) of us
Psalm 119:30 I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.
- Getting the word (in) us
Jeremiah 15:16 – When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, LORD God Almighty.
Philippians 4:8-9 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.
- Think about such things!
Matthew 6:26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
1 Timothy 6:6 – But godliness with contentment is great gain.
- Definition of meditate 1 : to engage in contemplation or reflection He meditated long and hard before announcing his decision. 2 : to engage in mental exercise (such as concentration on one’s breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness.
Psalm 19:14 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.
Psalm 1:1-2 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night.
Joshua 1:8 – Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.
Psalm 119:30 – I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.
Psalm 16:8 ESV – I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.