3/3/13

All In For Him



As an athlete we know that giving a half effort produces half results. If you want to be successful you have to go all in, and invest completely into the work you’re putting in. For every ounce that you don’t invest, tenfold is taken from your results. The point is that a lot of moments in life require an all or nothing mentality.

Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth

-Why is this one of the most important verses in the bible?

Genesis 1:1 forces us to decide what we truly believe. If you don’t believe this verse, than the entire bible should be void, but if you believe this verse than you’re accepting God as master. A creator is someone that has control of the formation and structure of something. In Pinocchio, a toy make named Geppetto thought that he was the creator of this doll. What wound up happening was an external force added some magic to get the toy going. Gepetto shaped the outside of Pinocchio, but not the inside. God on the other hand crafts our inside, and then our outside. He has created every aspect of us. Because of this we should invest deeply into His truth.

Luke 9:23 “Then he said to them all ‘whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.’”

-          -Why do we want to be Christ’s disciple?
-          -What does it mean to deny yourself?
-          -What is one way that you should take up your cross daily?

In Genesis 1:1 the word created comes from the Hebrew word bara’. Bara’ means to absolutely create and to make fat, or to grow. From the beginning God created everything no ifs, ands or buts about it. From the beginning God has also been growing us in many ways. From the lineage of Abraham he has created an expanding family. From the tribes of Israel to the Christian family we surround ourselves with now. More importantly God has been growing us in spirit.

We grow in the spirit by carrying our cross every day. In Luke 9:23 the word disciple is derived from the greek word erchomai, which is an active verb that means to bring yourself. In other words Christ was saying that if we want to be his disciple we must constantly bring ourselves to him. Not in the past, not in the future, but now and forever.

Christianity requires an all in mentality. You have to fully believe that God is the creator of all things. You have to actively and constantly carry your cross. Half effort produces half faith.


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BS, MS - exercise Physiology
EPC - Board Certified Exercise Physiologist

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The impact of three different forms of warm up on performance


The Effects of Glucose Supplementation on Barbell Velocity and Fatiguability in Weightlifting - A pilot study"

Graduate from Midwestern State University, founder of Endunamoo Barbell Club, and Endunamoo Strength and Conditioning. Working to help athletes physically reach their goals and achieve scholarships while spiritually pouring into as many people as possible on all platforms.