What God thinks about self-care?
Self-care is about good stewardship.
Self-care as a Christian implies we think of our health as a gift. We should consider the health of our minds, bodies, and souls as a way to be a good steward of the blessings that God has given us.
What does the Bible say about taking care of your own first?
What does the Bible say about taking care of yourself first? … The Bible says to “love your neighbor as you love yourself” (Mark 12:31 NIV). But it is a given that we will take care of ourselves, that we do treat ourselves with love and consideration.
Does the Bible say to put yourself first?
Living as a Christian in this world, you are called to serve and put others before yourself. This verse is just one example of many that call Christians into action to put themselves second and others first. I’ve always taken that as a given, that in the order of who comes last it’s supposed to be me.
What does Mark 12/31 say?
The verse says: “love your neighbor as yourself”, the imperative word here being “as”. The long form of this phrase would be “love your neighbor as you love yourself”. This implies that in order to be kind, compassionate, and generous to our neighbor, we must first be these things to ourselves.
What does the Bible say about self compassion?
Self-compassion is an art that is feared by many and lost on most. Matthew 22:39 tells us that the second greatest commandment is to love others as ourselves.
What does the Bible say about taking care of a woman?
It commands husbands to “love their wives as their own bodies…after all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church” (Ephesians 5:28-29 NIV). It’s not a commandment.
What does the Bible say about not helping your family?
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
What does the Bible say about taking care of your wife?
1 Peter 3:7: In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God’s gift of new life. Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered.