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Count suffering as an honor…when it’s for Christ

    • When: 04/11/19
    • QIC: Tinker Toy
    • The PAX: Schrute, Bill Nye, Pescador, Lockpick, Noodle, Walker (R), Waterboy, Hot Sauce, Herbie, Riddler, Tombstone, Goldplate (R), Tinker Toy (QIC)

Started a couple minutes early with some Scripture about suffering and the joy that comes from suffering for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ.

“But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

and when they had called in the apostles, they beat them and charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name.”
‭‭Acts‬ ‭5:29, 40-41‬ ‭ESV‬‬
https://www.bible.com/59/act.5.29,40-41.esv

We must understand, as the Apostles did, that persecution, when for the Lord, is to be counted as an honor. Jesus died so that he could take our place and pay the penalty that we deserved to pay (death and hell) to give us a life we don’t deserve (abundant life on earth and eternal life in heaven).

WARM UP
SSH-20 IC
IW-20 IC
MNC-25 IC
10 prison cell merkins OYO
Merkins-10 IC
Mumble chatter was high during the warm up. Riddler tried “poking the bear.” What he already knows is this bear doesn’t need any of that to make the workout painful.

THE THANG

Hickory Tavern parking lot
Bench Derkins-10 In cadence
Rest with 10 squats in cadence
Rinse and repeat
Mumble chatter almost ceased for some reason.

Mosey to Harris Teeter
WALL OF FIRE PEOPLES CHAIR-5 Fingertip Merkins each

Mosey to back of building and repeat with:
Wall of fire-BTTW while each PAX does 5 fingertip merkins

Harris Teeter shopping cart returns
Partner up merkin/squat at cart return (partner doing merkin has feet on shoulder of the other. Merkin and squat in cadence-10

40 Dips triceps

Dan Taylor’s-1 squat:4 lunges to 5 Squat:20 Lunges
Diamond Jack webs-1 Merkin Jack:4 claps to 5 Merkin Jacks:20 claps

Harris Teeter parking lot by Papa John’s
Ladder up hill (1 jump squat…10 diamond merkins, 10 jump squats…1 diamond merkin)

Mosey back to AO:
4 corners
5 merkin jacks
10 jump squats
15 wide
20 flutter kicks-in cadence

Announcements
Come see me tailgate
Easter egg hunt

Prayers/Praises
Praise-we can workout-heath
Praise-Need for Speed last weekend…what an honor and blessing
Prayer-PAX that are going through some things right now
Prayer-Billy Bass-Loss of baby this week. Wife was 7 months pregnant. If anyone wants to help financially, see the go-fund me link below.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/gabriella-blake-lancaster-memorial?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

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