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Your Health Matters to God

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV

Health was not always on my list of top priorities. I cared more about how I looked than how healthy my body was. For years I felt that sleep was over-rated. Fortunately, I’ve always enjoyed exercise. I just find it challenging to consistently fit into my perpetually full schedule. Is it just me, or do others find when one commitment comes to an end, something else quickly finds its way into those freed-up spaces on the calendar?

Health falls to the bottom of the priority list for far too many of us—