1 Timothy 4:7-10 “Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly. 8“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” 9 This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it. 10This is why we work hard and continue to struggle, for our hope is in the living God, who is the Savior of all people and particularly of all believers.”
The word train means to improve something, especially the mind, with discipline. It also means to teach, to coach, to educate, instruct, guide and prepare.
Beloved children never give up. Eagerly follow the Holy Spirit and serve Me without restraint or weariness. You must faithfully exercise determination, dedication, discipline and diligence in all matters concerning your life which is securely hid in Me. Be determined to fulfill the vision of promise, set your mind wholeheartedly and dedicate yourself to its fulfillment. I Am commanding you today never give way to spiritual fatigue and complacency, but work hard and serve the Kingdom enthusiastically. Discipline yourself for the purposes of godliness and train yourself in order to fully apprehend your destiny. Exercise your spiritual muscles daily in Me; work out and build up in love, patience, kindness, goodness, joy, peace, self-control, faithfulness and gentleness. Train yourselves in the Spirit so that you can be My example of godly character and efficiency to all men in the earth. Run with the vision and the dream that I have written on your heart and be determined that nothing will stop you. It is time to go forward in godly might and in supernatural power. It is time to go forward with great expectation of He whose Word is eternal. You cannot stay where you are, you will grow sluggish and stagnate and become ineffective; the Kingdom and kingdom citizens must always be on the move and strategically advancing to the Promise. Even today you must know that I have great plans and opportunities for you. It is now My command to you that you must do what I have called, commissioned and anointed you to do. Be strong and very courageous, there are higher heights for you to advance into. Beloved the best is yet to come; your journey has not ended and the best is yet to come. Finally beloved, never be found lacking in godly zeal and earnest endeavor to complete the mission I have assigned as your portion. Allow the fire of the Spirit to burn endlessly within. Do not quit for I have committed Myself to you to eternally. Therefore, be diligent, fervent in love and faith at all times so that you are continually motivated, never giving way to doubt, despair and death. Train yourself in all spiritual disciplines and pursue your eternal prize, says the Lord.
Matthew 25:23 “His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.”
Romans 12:11-13 (MSG) "Don't burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don't quit in hard times; pray all the harder. Help needy Christians; be inventive in hospitality."