Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Author: Donald S. Whitney
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781612917535
Release Date: 2014-05-23
Genre: Religion

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 become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity. Now updated and revised to equip a new generation of readers, this anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines.

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life Study Guide

Author: Donald S. Whitney
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781612917566
Release Date: 2014-05-23
Genre: Religion

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. 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. Now updated and revised to equip a new generation of readers, this anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines.

Spiritual Growth

Author: Brene Brown
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1500644315
Release Date: 2014-07-25
Genre: Religion

Spiritual Growth: Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life - Spiritual Guidance and Spiritual Inspiration Whether you are a new believer or have matured in your Christian faith, no matter what your level of spiritual growth, there are important principles that your Christian life has to be built upon for you to live a life that glorifies Jesus and a life that is in line with the principles of the Gospel. Christianity is built upon the principles of the word of God. Faith in God requires that we believe his word and live our lives based on the standard of his word. And as we apply the principles of his word, we grow in our spiritual gifts and the Holy Spirit strengthens us in our character to becoming more like God the Son and God the Father. Continuous bible study becomes our habit as the Holy Spirit increases our hunger and intense desire for the word of God. As we spend more time in his word, our lives become transformed into his likeness and we begin to experience peace of mind, unexplainable joy and happiness. The word of God commands us to grow in the knowledge of his word. We are to grow in every aspect of our lives. We are to grow in our discernment and in our wisdom. This Christian book contains spiritual guidance and spiritual inspiration you need for your faith in God to be strengthened as a Christian as you pursue your spiritual journey to spiritual maturity and spiritual growth. Spiritual Growth: Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life - Spiritual Guidance and Spiritual Inspiration Tags: christian book, Christianity, Christian, Christian life, Faith in God, Church, Spiritual growth, Christian faith, Born again christian, Spirituality, spiritual gifts, bible study, spiritual inspiration, the holy spirit, spiritual guidance, personal growth, spiritual journey, spiritually, spiritual books, gospel, Jesus, Christian book, Spiritual development, Worship, Christian living, Live like a christian, Christian way of life, Life of Jesus, Peace of mind, Finding strength, Emotional balance, Happiness, God the Son, God the Father, Religion, Salvation, Word of God, Inspirational prayer, books online, ebooks, christian quotes, kindle books, inspirational books, inspirational quotes, inspirational messages

Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health

Author: Donald Whitney
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781615214594
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Religion

Are you spiritually healthy or just spiritually busy? This book’s 10 probing questions will help you look beyond your spiritual activity to assess the true state of your spiritual health and help you on your journey of spiritual transformation. See how the spiritual disciplines—including prayer, worship, and meditation—can take your spiritual health from fair to excellent.

Spiritual Disciplines within the Church

Author: Donald S. Whitney
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9781575675718
Release Date: 1996-09-10
Genre: Religion

'You're worth it.' 'You deserve a break today.' 'Do something nice for yourself.' Commonly heard phrases in this society committed to self-gratification and individual rights. Doing things for other people is a waste of precious time, and asking for help, weak. So how do we build the church described in the Scriptures? In this day and age, how can we be a genuine community based on self-sacrifice and mutual commitment? In Spiritual Disciplines Within the Church, seminary professor, author, and former pastor Don Whitney shows us how to build a sense of community and be active participants instead of passive attendees. Whitney looks at such frequently asked questions as: Why can't I get by on my own? Why should I go to church? Why should I give of myself to the church? Why do I need to worship in church? Couldn't I just worship in nature? Why does it matter whether I become a member of the church?Committed love must mark the local expression of the body of Christ. By putting spiritual disciplines into practice in the church, congregations can return to the depth of community present in the New Testament church, where they 'devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.'

Simplify Your Spiritual Life

Author: Donald Whitney
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781617471971
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Religion

Jesus faced incredible challenges and suffered agonizing trials, but there was simplicity in His relationship with His Father that we can emulate. And in that simplicity, we can realize our greatest fulfillment as believers. If your Bible study seems tedious and your prayer life wearisome, stop and rediscover how rewarding the simple Christian life can be.

Wie man beten soll

Author: Martin Luther
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 9783525560099
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Reference

English summary: Martin Luther's intention when writing this essay was to offer assistance in praying to a barber. In this volume Luther's text is edited and commented on by Ulrich Kopf and Peter Zimmerlink. It provides an insight into the reformer's spirituality and enables the reader to see Martin Luther and his theology. German description: Martin Luthers Schrift Wie man beten soll ermoglicht einen Blick in die personliche Spiritualitat des Reformators wie nur wenige andere seiner Bucher. Die Schrift zeigt am Beispiel des Gebets, wie Luther seine Frommigkeit ganz konkret gelebt hat. Daneben zeichnet sie sich durch Einfachheit und Anschaulichkeit aus. Luther verfasste das Buchlein fur einen Handwerker: seinen Barbier Meister Peter. In der Vorbereitung auf das Reformationsjubilaum 2017 hat die Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland eine Lutherdekade ausgerufen. Die Neuherausgabe von Martin Luthers Schrift Wie man beten soll von 1535 durch Ulrich Kopf und Peter Zimmerling mochte in diesem Zusammenhang einen Beitrag dazu leisten, Glauben und Denken des Reformators, die auch vielen evangelischen Christen fremd geworden sind, einer breiten Offentlichkeit nahe zu bringen. Auf wenigen Seiten hat Luther einen Lehrgang des Betens entwickelt. Der Reformator will einem Laien, der offensichtlich Schwierigkeiten mit dem Gebet hat, eine Gebetshilfe geben und ihn dadurch zum Beten ermutigen. Luther geht davon aus, dass der Glaube der geistlichen Ubung bedarf, wenn er nicht verkummern soll. Insofern stellt die Schrift eine Korrektur gegenuber neueren protestantischen Uberzeugungen dar, dass die Rechtfertigungslehre allein aus Gnaden und die Notwendigkeit geistlicher Ubungen einander widersprechen. Dabei halt Luther fest: Gebet im Rahmen evangelischer Spiritualitat ereignet sich in einem Spielraum der Freiheit. Das Beten vorformulierter Texte dient dem geubten Beter als Feuerzeug, um in dessen Herzen ein Feuer anzuzunden und ihn zum freien Gebet zu befahigen. Die praktisch-theologisch ausgerichtete Einleitung von Zimmerling sowie das Vorwort von Kopf erleichtern den Zugang zu Martin Luthers Schrift.

A Man s Guide to the Spiritual Disciplines

Author: Patrick Morley
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802479871
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Religion

Spiritual disciplines are to the believer what medical school is to the doctor. A man came up to me at a conference where I was speaking and said, “Pat, do me a favor. Tell me how to be good. I already know how bad I am.” That statement captures the intent of this book – and the purpose of the spiritual disciplines. Spiritual strength, like surgical skill or athletic excellence, requires training and practice. To become the kind of man who walks with God and wields Christ’s influence in your world, you’ll want to begin a consistent regimen of spiritual exercises. In A Man’s Guide to the Spiritual Disciplines, Patrick Morley highlights twelve habits that will strengthen your walk with Christ, including: -- Experiencing God in creation -- Letting the Bible change your life -- Learning the power of prayer -- Grasping God’s greatness through worship -- Gaining strength through Sabbath -- Thriving because of fellowship -- Succeeding through wise counsel -- And more . . . By presenting each discipline with a concise overview, several examples, and application ideas to get you going, this powerful guidebook will help you develop the maturity every man of God was designed to reflect.

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life Study Guide

Author: Donald S. Whitney
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781612917566
Release Date: 2014-05-23
Genre: Religion

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. 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. Now updated and revised to equip a new generation of readers, this anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines.

Practicing Basic Spiritual Disciplines

Author: Charles Stanley
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418586911
Release Date: 2009-08-31
Genre: Religion

Looking for a church with modern spiritual disciplines? Stop. God has something to say about Bible study, prayer witnessing, church attendance, service, and obedience, but many churches are unknowingly losing what God wants in an effort to become more relevant and increase attendance. Dr. Charles Stanley helps you take another look at what the Bible says concerning the age-old tools presented in the Scriptures and lets you decide if your church is still doing it right.

Spiritual Disciplines

Author: Stephen D. Eyre
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310547512
Release Date: 1992-08
Genre: Religion

Eyre encourages us to practice six vital disciplines for spiritual growth: prayer, meditation, fellowship, worship, giving, and fasting.

Spiritual Disciplines 101

Author: Beacon Hill Press
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press
ISBN: 0834122146
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Spiritual life

Spiritual Disciplines 101 addresses in simple, straightforward ways specific means of grace - channels through which God nurtures His people, and examines how discipline in these areas can enrich, strengthen, and cultivate the spirit-filled life.

Spiritual Disciplines of a C H R I S T I A N

Author: Gil L. Stieglitz
Publisher: Principles to Live by
ISBN: 0983195811
Release Date: 2010-12-01
Genre: Religion

Designed to teach the basic spiritual disciplines to everyday Christians so they can enjoy intimacy with God, this reference is a guide to training one's spiritual life through spiritual exercises.