Steadfast Love by Fenton Moorhead

STEADFAST LOVE / December 15, 1991

A WIFE WITH A DEPRESSED HUSBAND TRIED TO CHEER HIM UP. "WHAT DO
YOU MEAN YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LIVE FOR? WE STILL HAVE TO PAY FOR
THE HOUSE, THE CAR, THE TV AND THE REFRIGERATOR."

WE LIVE OUR LIVES AT JET SPEED. ALL OUT OF LOVE?
LOVE IS NOT A 100 YARD DASH BUT A MARATHON, OVER A LIFETIME.
LOVE IS COMMITMENT NOT A FEELING THAT COMES AND GOES.

"HOW CAN I KEEP ON LOVING (COMPASSIONATELY, TRUTHFULLY, AND
SACRIFICIALLY) WHEN IT COSTS AND EXHAUSTS?"

OPERATION DESERT STORM... JET FIGHTERS REFUELED IN THE AIR.

THOSE WHO PRACTICE COMPASSION OR CONFRONTATION AND THOSE WHO
PRACTICE SACRIFICIAL LOVE DESPERATELY NEED IT!

I Cor. 13:7 Love ALWAYS protects, ALWAYS trusts, ALWAYS hopes,
ALWAYS perseveres. Love NEVER fails.

TRUE LOVE IS A SURVIVOR! A STOUT HEARTED SOLDER WHO REFUSES TO
GIVE GROUND TO THE ENEMY WITHOUT OR UNWORTHY MOTIVES WITHIN.


THE HABITS OF STEADFAST LOVE?


I. I MUST BE REFRESHED PHYSICALLY.

WARNINGS: - ALWAYS FEELING FATIGUED?
- TOO TIRED TO CARE?
- DEPENDING ON STIMULANTS? HOW MANY CUPS OF COFFEE?
- LITTLE ISSUES BECOME BIG WHEN YOU ARE TIRED!
- EASY TARGET FOR TEMPTATION!

1. PROPER REST

Mark 2:27 (Jesus) said, "The Sabbath (REST) was made for man,
not man for the Sabbath.

2. BALANCED DIET (YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT? TWINKIE?)
AND EXERCISE (FATIGUE OR FITNESS IS MY CHOICE!)

- EXERCISE DOES NOT DEPLETE BUT REPLENISHES.
- JESUS WALKED HUNDREDS OF MILES!

"WHENEVER I GET THE URGE TO EXERCISE I LAY DOWN ...


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