Look Also After Your Own Interests

In addition to looking after others, and ministering to them, we also need to take care or ourselves …

“Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Phil. 2:4)

Missionary Coach ShowWe need to look at our own interests, and not dismiss them. In considering what we do, we should first consider others better than ourselves (Phil 2:3), but also we should look at our own interests (Phil 2:4). Too often we do not consider our own interests and needs, often to the detriment of ourselves, others, and our ministry.

Life, and serving Christ and others, needs to be a balance of considering the interests of others and ourselves. If we neglect others, we are being selfish. If we neglect ourselves we will be ineffective in serving others, ineffective in our ministry, and also could burn out …

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2 Responses to The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself

  1. Mom says:

    Hallelujah!

  2. Jon says:

    Amen to taking care of oneself!

    I’m in the middle of life and still trying to get that. 🙂

    I’m sorry to hear about your son and his illness.

    I have a friend who has successfully lived with type 1 diabetes into his middle age.

    May God help you every step of the way so that your son can live long and prosper in God!

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