When you hear the word boundary, how do you react? Do you think in negative terms and believe that boundaries are restrictive toward your freedom and happiness? A lot of people think that way. But God has laid out a different plan.
The Bible provides God’s wisdom about boundaries as they pertain to both the physical and spiritual realm. Christians must know, understand, and stay within the boundaries that God has set forth in His Word.
It’s no secret that military warriors routinely encounter difficult situations, some of them life-threatening. In most respects this is good. Since 9/11 we have developed a military force that is unmatched at anytime in our history.
As human beings, we certainly don’t need instruction on the many ways to stress out. We’re masters at doing this! What we’re not so good at is simply trusting God. He knows that you and I aren’t robots. He didn’t make us that way. We need time to sleep, to eat, and to rest—and to go on vacation every so often.We can’t keep working all the time.
Many of us like to exercise on a regular basis and that is great for your physical health.All of us could walk in the park more, play with the children outside more frequently, or just do yard work instead of paying someone else to do it.But you might not have thought that you should be exercising yourself toward godliness.Maybe you don’t even know where to begin.