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The Desire to Be Stronger

Nearly everyone would like to be stronger.  I’m not just thinking about physical strength.  I recently finished the book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, and I highly recommend it.  My point is that when we think about strength, we often do not consider all the areas in which we need strength.  We need physical strength and mental strength, but we also need spiritual strength. 

Now I can learn about physical fitness and nutrition or higher someone to teach me, and if diligent I can make significant progress in my quest for physical strength.  The same is true for mental strength.  Obviously, the means to attaining mental and/or emotional strength are different from attaining physical strength, but I can make great strides by simply being diligent.  But what aboutspiritual strength?  Can I follow certain prescribed methods to gain spiritual strength?

 For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. (Romans 5:6)

Here is the first step in our search for developing spiritual strength — recognizing that we don’t have any.

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