Archive for July, 2018

#71 How To Have A Healthy Heart

Posted in That's In The Bible - Podcast on July 16, 2018 by thatsinthebible

Heart Disease is the number one killer of people in the United States every year. Each year over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease. How is your heart? Is it healthy? Not just your physical heart, but your heart for God? Today we are going to take a look at what the Bible says about the heart, but not just any heart, your heart, and my heart.Healthy Right-Click To Download

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How To Have A Healthy Heart

Introduction

It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that Heart Disease is the number one killer of people in the United States every year. Each year over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease. It also probably doesn’t come as a surprise that many cases of heart disease can be prevented through lifestyle changes. What does that mean? That means quitting smoking, eating a healthier diet, exercising at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week, and maintaining a healthy weight. So what we have here is a serious problem and a prescription on how to fix the problem, if not entirely fix it then, certainly go a long way to mitigating the occurances of heart disease for a lot of people. So my question for you today is, how is your heart? Is it healthy?

I know what you’re thinking, “Hey, isn’t this supposed to be about topics from the Bible?”. Ok, glad you asked, today we are going to take a look at what the Bible says about the heart, but not just any heart, your heart, and my heart.

The Bible meaning of Heart –  The heart that you feel beating in the center of your chest is an important organ, some say perhaps the most important because without it pumping the life giving blood that flows through your body to every organ, your brain and all other organs will die. But the Bible speaks of something else too which God has identified as your heart. Take a look in Jeremiah 29:12:13 “Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. 13. And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. What does that word “heart” here mean? Continue reading