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Walking Today with God

It morning the first thing I look forward to is getting outside and walking with God. Before I injured my back it was running with God today.

There are no words that fully explain the sense of oneness I experience with God when I do so. It’s a personal me and God time. Sometimes I sing to the Lord, but many times the Spirit of the risen Savior and Lord Jesus drops a word from the Holy Scriptures and drops it into my heart. As I walk I mediate on it. The bible says that in the word there is light. The light that opens up the word and reveal more of the life of Christ.

Today as I was walking it dawn on me how I have been so indifferent in sharing the gospel of Christ – which is salvation for mankind. The more I ponder on it, I realize that I was reacting to the negative treatment I had received at church over the past few years. I expected more out of Christians but gotten less. Often times I felt abandon, rejected, marginalize by the church. So I grew so bitter and cold toward the church. I had stopped going, and no one notice that I was missing.

I found out that I was not alone in this journey. I have met many who felt the same way. So when COV-19 came and shut down the churches I could not be happier. Because I found and knew that God was with me whether I was in Church or not. God is not bounded by a brick and mortar building at a set time during one day of the week.

God fully understood what I have been dealt however did not want me to remain in that state. As I walked along God began to show me that worst sin I could commit would be not willing to share the gospel of salvation with lost souls. It was like a light bulb went on. I said to the Lord this is indeed a grievous sin! More so than drunkenness, sexual immorality, murder, stealing, etc. I had allow my experience with Church, shut me down and the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for this encounter today, for now I am back on the path, mission and purpose that God saved me for. To share the good news of the gospel with others.

I reflected on the christian woman more thn 40 years ago who took the time to share the gospel with me. With out her obedience I would not be saved today. So let us set aside the sin that so easily entangles us and there fore we are unproductive for the purposes of God.

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Bonnie MacLeod June 3, 2020 at 11:41 pm

Paul hello!!! I just discovered you today! I was looking for chair fitness and voila! So much to choose from! I did a session this morning and I was bouncing all day! Then I go to your site and see you’re a man of God – wonderful!! You’ve got a fan for life!! Thank you so much for your inspiration!

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Susan June 28, 2020 at 11:50 pm

Good evening Paul, your fitness videos have so inspired me over the last several months. I feel as though not only do I have a new coach, but a brother in Christ which is so much more important. Today I was looking for more information about you and found this website with your posts. I’m so grateful for your testimony. You are such an encouragement! Keep On Keepin On! Thank you for daily encouragement. I see you are retiring soon. Congratulations!

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