Americans are dying younger, and lifestyle reasons are largely to blame.
Christians need to understand that Biblical stewardship is the ticket to an abundant life. Stewardship of the body offers us more years to live, and stewardship of everything else give and more life in those years.
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AMERICANS ARE DYING YOUNGER!
Census statistics show Americans are dying younger. This show is for those who want to defy the odds and reduce the pain of their passing.
Stewardship is the Ticket to an 'Abundant Life' experience
If you have followed this show, you know I talk a lot about Biblical stewardship of the body and stewardship of our finances. This is even more urgent a call to action now than ever before!
We must take better care of ourselves and contribute to our own life extension. However, since death is inevitable, no matter how much longer we live, when we die, we can impact the loss to our loved ones by leaving a significant financial compensation behind.
The key comment from this article is:
"My major concern is that we know the exact cause of the fall in life expectancy — mortality is rising across a wide variety of illnesses," said Skinner, who was not involved in the study. "It’s not entirely easy to figure out what to do about it."
Professor Skinner may not know what to do about it, but the Bible tells us exactly what to do about it.
Jesus said in John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal, kill and destroy - I have come that you may have life, and have it more abundantly.”
When you experience losses because of theft, murder or destruction of property, this is not of or from God. The devil prowls and is out to take from you. Some of us are very vulnerable victims.
Today we have alarms on our cars, and in our homes, we have things in safes, we take our pets to the vet, we send money to victims of disasters, but while we do all that, we leave ourselves open to be victims of theft, murder, and destruction.
Some of the destruction happens at our own hands. We may not call it suicide, but honestly, we probably should. Just because we do not take our lives in an instant does not mean we have not systematically shortened out lives by our own hands.
This USA today article points out that extreme sports, poor nutrition, toxic exposures, and lack of movement are things we do to ourselves or expose ourselves to. This article did not say there was an increase in road or plane accidents or even an increase in deaths due to war or terrorist activity where we could say the death toll was because we were victimized.
Americans wake up! We are killing ourselves, and just because we have taken the slower or more exciting route, the world does not call it suicide, but it should.
Abundant Life & Abundance in Life
Jesus came that we could have life and have it abundantly. That was His mission. That was always the plan for humanity from the day God put Adam in the garden of Eden. However, from the very beginning, we were bent on self-sabotage. We did not follow God’s instruction then, and we continue to be guilty of not following God’s instruction now.
The Bible TELLS US to pursue the best there is in this world. If you pursue the best you will have the_____ fill in the blanks with me people. If you pursue the best, you will have the??? BEST! Yes!
The Bible tells us in Philippians 4:8 "Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
Think about these things. Thoughts lead to actions. Actions lead to experiences and acquisitions. Focus on things that are true, honest, just, pure, lovely, virtuous, and of good report. You will have life and have it more abundantly.
If you focus on these things you will consume better food, you will have higher self-esteem, you will value yourself more and take better care of you. You will also value your contribution to your family more and understand that the day they lose you is not just an emotional pain, but a loss of other things you contribute to their lives. Money can provide a cushion for a lot of those losses, so leaving behind a financial compensation to help replace some of the things you do, is a huge help.
For example, grandparents, all that free babysitting you did, that legacy you leave behind can help pay for a babysitter. Husbands, all that yard work you used to do, when you are gone, money can pay for lawn services. Wives, all that home-making, money-management you do, when you are gone money can pay for house-cleaning and accounting services.
Money has an answer for everything according to Ecclesiastes 10:19
So, Over here at Profitable Stewardship Inc (PSinc), I teach Biblical Stewardship, but I sell life extension strategies and death compensation to income earners with cash-challenged dependents.
Biblical stewardship of the body is a discipline of self-loving care of your Temple. You take care of your body, and you will defy the statistics that USA today’s article indicated as the reason for plunging life expectancies.
Biblical stewardship of everything else (time, assets, and what God has uniquely gifted you with) will move the Christian income earner to move into the space of profit.
Profit is the realm of more, of abundance, of being in a position to give a hand up and to be generous to the things that move your heart – in other words, an abundant life. A fulfilled life. And when that life is over, a financial legacy that compensates those left behind in your absence.
This article put out by USA Today defines a trend happening here in the USA. This is an URGENT call to action. WE Christians need to do a better job of receiving that abundant life Jesus offers and stop being vulnerable to the thief whose only interest is to kill, steal and destroy.
This is also an urgent call for more of you to step into this space to serve those reaching out for this help. Many are desperate for answers. The health and fitness industry is a billion dollar industry for a reason. However, the world’s strategy is so superficial. It is meeting needs at the superficial level. Here at Profitable Stewardship Inc, we help the Christian income earner become a profitable steward of all that God has put under our control
Without a doubt, our body is the first and most important asset God has given us to manage and we are doing a very poor job. Join my team and learn how you can be on a mission to help change this for those around you.
Another thing is, cha-ching! Health only seems to get our attention when it affects our wallets, so here at PSinc, I also show Christian income earners how to become Profitable stewards of their financial assets, and how to ensure they leave a compensation behind when they are no longer here with their families. Money is an answer to everything including compensation for your passing.
I need help! Christian income earners need help. Your friends and associates need help. Join my team and be a light in this dark world. We can be like lighthouses. A beacon to ships in trouble letting them know help is nearby.
Are you ready to take action? Are you ready to become a Profitable Steward?
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