Don’t Despise Your Own Flesh

It’s audio devo day! Have you been down on yourself lately? Then I think you really need to hear this! Why don’t you grab a cup of your favorite beverage, get comfy, and get ready for Holy Spirit to speak tenderly to your heart as you listen here:

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Cherish Yourself

“For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and carefully protects and cherishes it, as Christ does the church” (Eph. 5:29, AMPC).

Now, I realize that the context of this verse is a teaching on marriage. However, I believe there is a nugget of truth here that we usually miss. Holy Spirit is speaking instructively about the approach He desires us to have towards our own bodies. By extension, this is also the posture He longs for us to adopt towards our entire being: body, soul, and spirit.

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