Causes of heart trouble (physical and spiritual)
1. poor diet (vs. 1-2)
What you put into your heart determines how your heart will function.
2. lack of exercise (vs. 3-4)
Love and faithfulness are things you do.
3. Stress (vs. 5-6)
Letting fear, worry, anger and anxiety get the better of you simply means that you are not trusting the Lord.
Signs of heart trouble (physical and spiritual)
1. fatigue (vs. 7-8)
Depend on the Lord and not yourself, or you will burn yourself out.
2. Numbness (vs. 9-10)
Apathy is seen in the level of your service to God.
The principle of service relates to spiritual vitality.
3. Pain (vs. 11-12)
Pain is the indicator that there is a problem.
Instead of turning to God, many allow pain to turn into bitterness, resentment and callousness.
God wants you to learn and grow from your pain, rather than die from it.