A Mind to Work

A Mind to Work

written by: Mrs. Ann Wooten-Taylor
by: Mrs. Ann Wooten-Taylor
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During the 12-week Eating as an Act of Worship Health and Fitness Course, we study the Book of Nehemiah. In Nehemiah 4:6, the Jewish remnant were about to experience a miracle from God because "the people had a mind to work." What was the miracle? In just 52 DAYS, the Jews miraculously rebuilt the wall around the City of Jerusalem, which had been completely destroyed by the Babylonians (Nehemiah 6:15)! Although there was opposition from their enemies, the Jewish remnant diligently worked to obey God's command to rebuild. They kept their focus even though they had to work with one hand while holding a weapon to fend off attacks with the other.

In Ephesians 6, God commands us to daily put on the whole armor of God so that we, too, can stand strong against the evil that comes against us as we labor for Him. This includes your labor to rebuild and repair the damage you've done to the temple of the Holy Spirit, which is your body. God expects you to have a mind to work and be dressed for warfare with the opposition that's coming. He DOES NOT give you permission to quit under any circumstances. On the contrary, His unwavering command to you is this: "Go up into the mountains and bring down timber. Build my house (the temple of the Holy Spirit) so that I might take pleasure in it and be honored!" Haggai 1:8

If God has given you an obedient heart and a made up mind that's ready and willing to work regardless of the circumstances of this life and opposition from the enemy, register today for the Eating as an Act of Worship Kidz Initiative! Classes for overweight children and their families begin on Tuesday, January 2nd at 6:00 pm CST! The class is FREE! The course can be taken online via Periscope or attended in person at Otter Creek Community Church located at 13000 Quail Run Drive in Little Rock, Arkansas. Visit our website at www.eatingasanactofworshipministries.org to register for the 12-week course. If you're unable to attend the class, then order your copy of the Eating as an Act of Worship Teacher's Edition TODAY! In the book, you will learn the biblical principles regarding the body, dieting, exercising, and maintaining a healthy body for the glory of God! As you apply the principles to your life, the Holy Spirit will empower you to lead your children to do the same and succeed where so many others have failed! Order your copy of the Eating as an Act of Worship Teacher's Edition online NOW at Amazon.com.

written by: Mrs. Ann Wooten-Taylor

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