“Understanding why we were made helps us fight the temptation to compare ourselves with the brand of beauty sold to us in the world. It also helps us fight the temptation to idolize exercise and beauty.”
So a lot of times it can be hard to push exercise without making it become one’s idol. At the end of the day it is more important to be spending time with the Lord than running unless you are able to spend time with the Lord while running. Our earthly bodies are here today and gone tomorrow, but our spiritual body is eternal. Therefore, we should spend more time focused on our personal relationship with the Lord. But by spending time with the Lord we realize that He wants us to take care of our earthly bodies.
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