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Hey everyone I’m Pastor Gary Hoban and welcome to episode 25 of Refinery Life radio /TV.

Our goal here is to release a 2-3 minute video / Podcast each day, designed to challenge you and get you to spend more time with God.

Today we are going to talk about, The rewards of discipline.

We have all heard the term “no pain, no gain”

Usually we see it on gym walls or shouted at us by personal trainers.

But those same four words are also a perfect paraphrase of the personal philosophy of the apostle Paul, who said in 1 Corinthians 9:27

“I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that , I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”

This kind of discipline requires effort and sacrifice.
But its well worthwhile, for you will receive a double prize, the eternal prize Paul is talking about, and the earthly prize of accomplishment and impact.

Personal discipline brings great rewards.

Talk to God today and ask Him to help you as you focus on the prize now, that the effort, sacrifice, and pain of discipline are more manageable.
Ask Him to help you focus on the prize all through the day.

Until tomorrow
Stay in the blessings

I really want to encourage you to be diligent with your Bible study time, because God has so much more for us than we can get from just going to church once or twice a week and hearing someone else talk about the Word.

When you spend time with God, your life will change in amazing ways, because God is a Redeemer.
There’s nothing that’s too hard for Him, and He can make you whole, spirit, soul and body!

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