Tag Archives: spiritual disciplines

Introducing the Spiritual Disciplines

“…Exercise thyself rather unto godliness.” (1 Timothy 4:7) WHAT ARE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES?  Definition of Spiritual Disciplines The word “exercise” in 1 Timothy 4:7 KJV (can also be translated as “discipline”) comes from the Greek word from which we derive gymnasium and … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Plans in 2011

“Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” (Psalm 119:105) To walk with God in 2011, we need to be in His Word daily.  Here are some resources for Bible reading plans: YouVersion (not … Continue reading

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Memorizing Scripture – Some Reasons & Tools to Help

Pastor John Piper lists six reasons we should memorize Scripture (click here to read the entire article): 1. Conformity to Christ 2. Daily Triumph over Sin 3. Daily Triumph over Satan 4. Comfort and Counsel for People You Love 5. … Continue reading

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Character Counts, Especially in the Ministry

Last night in our Bristol CAPS class, Pastor Bryan Hall spoke on the need for the preacher to be a man of character and integrity. I wanted to mention three additional resources to encourage you to pursue godliness in your … Continue reading

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“God the All”

O GOD WHOSE WILL CONQUERS ALL, There is no comfort in anything apart from enjoying thee and being engaged in thy service; Thou art All in all, and all enjoyments are what to me thou makest them, and no more. … Continue reading

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How Can I Meditate on Scripture? The Joseph Hall Questions

Have you ever read something and found that you could not recall what you had just read?  Have you ever walked away from a portion of the Bible only to discover that you retained little if any of what you … Continue reading

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Book Review – Family Worship: in the Bible, in History, and in Your Home

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. “And these words which I command you today shall … Continue reading

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