The Disciplines of the Christian Life

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These disciplines may bear some fruit if practiced for a week, but they will bear much better and much more lasting fruit if practiced over an entire lifetime. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life was a book I read almost a decade ago—the first book I ever read on the subject of the spiritual by: In this book--The Disciplines of the Christian Life--Liddell reveals the essence of his vibrant Christian faith.

Every Christian will be blessed by reading this book, and many seekers may be found by Christ through this powerful testament of faith. Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(64).

* Spiritual discipline takes time and determination. Updated and revised for a new generation, Whitney's book and companion lesson study guide reveal the importance of prayer, worhip, fasting, meditation, stewardship, evangelism, silence, and journalingand how they'll help you grow in godliness.

Also includes practical suggestions for cultivating these practices in your. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney is one of the first books that I received as a new Christian.

If you could see my copy, you would think that I must have had it for decades. The binding is coming apart. It has so many mark-ups you wonder why I. Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater. Than We Imagine. Thomas Nelson / / Trade Paperback. $ Save 72% Stars Out Of 5. Add To Wishlist.

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Don is also the author of the new book from Crossway titled, Praying the Bible. We’ll talk more about the new book later. Whitney, thank you for. The title of the book is Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life and is published by NavPress of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Whitney earned his at Trinity Evangelical Divinity school, and served as a pastor for 19 years prior to his position at Midwestern. It is comprised mostly of the most rudimentary disciplines and explanations of the Christian life, interspersed with the occasional, seemingly off-topic theological discussion.

This book cannot decide whether it is a step-by-step for the very much new-believer or a dogmatic assertion of some random, much disputed finer theological points/5. The book begins by laying out the foundation and impetus for all of the Christian disciplines in the first chapter: for the purpose of godliness.

Whitney notes: The spiritual disciplines are the God-given means we are to use in the spirit-filled pursuit of godliness. godly people or discipline people. This book is a decent introduction to some spiritual practices to help Christians grow in godliness, but it feels incomplete.

Donald Whitney chose to focus this book on the "personal" disciplines alone, meaning that there are some core disciplines that are glossed over such as fellowship and confession, as well as dimensions of disciplines like prayer that are unnecessarily limited in the /5.

Our book of the month will challenge you in a lot of ways. It’s called Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, written by Donald Whitney. If you were to do some research on spiritual disciplines, you would find quite a variety of activities that are included. Whitney has identified ten that he includes in his book.

Ideal for personal or small-group use, this companion guide to Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life takes you through a carefully selected array of disciplines that will help you be more like Jesus.

With discussion questions, this topical study is a good exploration of God's Word for new Christians.

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Edition Details. Format: Paperback.5/5(3). Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life is absolutely one of the very best books that I have read in my own personal spiritual journey of 36 years. I would probably rate it in the top three that I have read during this time and I am a very avid reader.

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This book is about change.5/5(6). SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES #1. STUDY. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteousness (2 Timothy )Of all the disciplines, none may be more important than the study of God’s Word.

Only through the instruction of the Bible can we understand the ways and the will of God. If you'd like to embark on a lifelong quest for godliness, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will help you on your way.

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Based on the rich heritage left us by the early church fathers, the Puritan writers, and Jesus Christ Himself, this book takes you through a carefully selected array of disciplines including Scripture reading. Donald S. Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (Colorado Springs: Navpress, ) My concerns about Whitney will be of interest to Christians who are not Reformed in theology as well.

The key issue of how we come to God and how we grow in God is important to every Christian. Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines.

By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing /5(15).

Get this from a library. The disciplines of the Christian life. [Eric Liddell] -- This reprint of the classic work is a practical guide to helping Christians grow spiritually through a daily practice of prayer and Bible study, structured around key topics Liddell believes are.

By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity/5(36).

This updated companion guide to Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (see description below) takes you through a carefully selected array of disciplines that will help you grow in godliness. Ideal for personal or small-group use. Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines.5/5(2).

Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to.

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, by Donald Whitney is for new Christians and seasoned Christians alike. No matter where you are in your spiritual walk, you will benefit from reading this book.

Join us for the Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life Book Club. That is the argument Donald S. Whitney makes in his work, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (, NavPress).

Originally published in and revised and updated inWhitney’s book is regarded as a modern classic in the field of Biblical Spirituality and the Spiritual Disciplines.

We are here and available to serve you. See how we are working to keep you and our team members safe while continuing to resource ministry. See our COVID response. of the spiritual disciplines, and he does so in such a winsome way that will motivate all of us to practice the spiritual disciplines of the Christian life.

This book will be great both for new believers just starting on their journey and as a refresher course for those of us already along the way.” Jerry Bridges, author, The Pursuit of Holiness. On this page, I will share a list of common spiritual disciplines.

I do that by sharing the table of contents of a few popular spiritual formation books. Living the Spirit-formed Life: Growing in the 10 principles of spirit-filled discipleship by Jack Hayford. Question: "What are the spiritual disciplines?" Answer: Discipline is defined as "training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior." Discipline is not part of the sin nature, but it is a natural component of the Christian life.

Disciplines for the Purpose of Godliness Ours is an undisciplined age. The old disciplines are breaking down Above all, the discipline of divine grace is derided as legalism or is entirely unknown to a generation that is largely illiterate in the Scriptures. We need the rugged strength of Christian character.

Spiritual disciplines aren't a means of earning any favor from God - that comes entirely by grace through our relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritual disciplines simply create the capacity for us to hear and learn from God so that he can transform us into the likeness of Jesus Christ.

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For more than twenty years, Donald Whitney’s Spiritual Disciplines For the Christian Life has been a blessing to the church of Jesus Christ, and now, in its newly revised and expanded format, it blesses all the more.

My wife and I first read Whitney’s book together while dating in the late s, and we’ve frequently returned to it since.Drawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines.

By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to Binding: Paperback.Spiritual Disciplines of the Christian Life: Reading.

Some two thousand years ago, the imprisoned apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, “The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments” (II Tim.

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