Words to Live by

Philipians 2: 14-17

14Do all things without grumbling or questioning, 15that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, 16holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud thatI did not run in vain or labor in vain. 17Even if I am to be poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.

If there were a contest for blueprints on how to live then I would have to imagine this would be among the top. Reading these verses can do nothing but encourage the Christian in his/her faith. Serve others, hold fast to the Word, know Christ, sacrifice. Paul paints a picture of a life well lived. When I read these words my heart breaks over the mistakes I have made in the past, but is filled with the everlasting love of Christ. I wish it were as obvious to the secular world as it is to me that this is a life worth living. That life is not simply a timetable of events, but an opportunity, a calling. I pray these verses speak to you as they speak to me, and incinerate you hearts with the fire of God Almighty.


About Jason Vogel

Why hello there! My name is Jason vogel and I am a team member here at Modern Christian Man. I am a 23 year old graduate of the Ohio State University. I am fortunate enough to have earned a degree in Exercise Science from the aforementioned university and am putting it to good use as a personal trainer in Westerville, OH. I work for a small training studio with a Christian owner, allowing me to train in a way that glorifies both God, and the talents he blessed me with. God has given me a passion for fitness, and I intend to use it to His glory.
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