The Apostle Paul: Fitness Guru?
The apostle Paul knew what it means to be fit for life. He understood the importance of:
Turn now with Jack Graham to Paul's "fitness manual"—his letter to the Philippians—and learn how you too can be fit for life.
Being fit for life is a serious matter for all of us. And the Bible has a life-changing message for us on this issue, because no one is more concerned about our fitness than the God who made us and redeemed us. He even gave us a "fitness manual" in His Word—the apostle Paul's letter to his beloved friends at the church he founded in Philippi.
In this joyful letter Paul writes the well-known words, "To live is Christ." In Are You Fit for Life? Pastor Jack Graham examines this life in Christ. Unlike popular diet and physical fitness programs, the Christian life is not a self-improvement plan or a do-it-yourself project. It is simply letting God be God, letting Christ take control of your life, and allowing Him to do His perfecting work in you.
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Jack Graham is Pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church, one of America’s largest congregations, in Plano, Texas. He also serves on the executive committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, where he has served two consecutive terms as President. His other books include Life According to Jesus and Diamonds in the Dark.Review:
"This is an amazing book. Weaving humor, spiritual challenge, and the unchanging truth of God's Word, Jack Graham shows us how to be truly healthy in every area of life. I found myself nodding in agreement on one page and then squirming in my chair the next. Read it, digest it, and then put it to work. A definite must-read for everyone who wants to be a maximum-impact Christian in today's world."
—Ray Pritchard, President, Keep Believing Ministries; author of Credo, Discovering God's Will for Your Life, The Amazing Journey of Faith
"Jack Graham is one of America's great visionary pastors-a man who cares deeply about the gospel and wants Christians to know the exhilarating fullness of the Christian life. His passion is infectious and his vision is courageous. His ministry is an encouragement to me and to a multitude of others. God has used him to lead a great church-and to preach a great gospel."
—R. Albert Mohler Jr., President and Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"Jack Graham is a model to me of what 'contemporary without compromise' looks like. His handling of God's Word is fresh, authentic, and applicational, but it is also accurate, unapologetic, and Christ-centered. His counsel and friendship in ministry have been invaluable to me. I praise God for Jack and his faithful, fruitful model as a servant of Jesus Christ."
—James MacDonald, Pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel, Rolling Meadows, Illinois; author, Vertical Church
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