What's Wrong With Charging Your Battery On Sundays?

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And God is able to make ALL grace abound toward you, that you, ALWAYS having ALL sufficiency in ALL things, may have an abundance for EVERY good work.
— 2 Corinthians 9:8

Do you ever feel like you need a God-energy recharge in the middle of the week?

When I started getting serious about the new life God had given me through Jesus, I worked pretty hard at it. I was trying to live better, do the right things, break bad habits, be a good example for everyone around me, and share the good news I had found with others.

It was exhausting.

Every Monday was a fresh start. Recharged after Sunday services and time in worship, I tackled the world. But by Wednesday I was lagging, by Friday I was dragging, and by Saturday night I wondered if I’d even have energy enough to go to church the next morning.

Finally I went to God, and since He’s okay with us being up front with Him, I just put it out there: “Hey, what’s up with this? Why can’t I seem to sustain this effort all week? How am I supposed to get from one Sunday to another? This isn’t working for me!”

What He showed me was so simple, but I’m still digging deeper into it, even decades later. I saw an image of a battery, and charging up the battery every time it ran out of energy. Then the image of a wall outlet and a cord plugged in, receiving continual power.

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TAKING IT TO HEART: Are you charging up your batteries every Sunday? Or are you plugged in to the Source all day, every day?

CHALLENGE: What’s ONE WAY you can “plug in” during your regular weekday? Share your ideas with a friend (along with this article) and encourage each other to good works!