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GPW Minute for 7/17 - Shunning Idolatry!

Physical & Financial Wellness in Colossians 3 A WORD FROM THE LORD Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Colossians 3:5 A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT Passions of the flesh lead to unhealthy choices when we’re under stress, but Christ has the victory and we share in His death to sin! WE’RE PRAYING FOR YOUMy desire for comfort, Lord, often leads me into the wrong path. Forgive me, heal me, and comfort me with Your tender embrace of grace. Amen.” RENEWAL MOMENT Take a deep breath. Exhale Slowly. “Lord, have mercy.” Thanksgiving for healthy choices! MARKER OF WELLBEING: Physical As I grow in God’s grace of Physical SELF-CONTROL, I am finding joy in the VITALITY that flows from practicing healthy choices. Financial As I grow in God’s grace of Financial FAITHFULNESS, I am finding joy in GENEROSITY, sharing with others as I have been blessed.