Binmin Podcast Ep. 39: Introduction to Spiritual Disciplines | Spiritual Disciplines 101

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15 mins 49 sec

Spiritual disciplines are biblically based habits that promote spiritual growth & draw us closer to God. This episode reviews the spiritual disciplines and how to succeed in pursuing them.

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0:00 – INTRO

-*DR. DONALD WHITNEY SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE (buy now)

 

1:22 – SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: HABITS THAT PROMOTE SPIRITUAL GROWTH, CHRISTLIKENESS AND DRAW US CLOSER TO GOD

 

THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES ARE “EXERCISES” TO PURSUE GODLINESS (1 Tim. 4:8)

 

2:22 – SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES INCLUDE:

  • Devotional Bible Reading
  • Prayer
  • Fasting
  • Worship
  • Silence & solitude
  • Evangelism
  • Service

*Check out Ep. 2 What Are The Spiritual Disciplines

& Ep. 36 Responsibilities of a Church Member

 

-THEY ARE FOUND IN SCRIPTURE AND MODELED BY JESUS

-1 TIMOTHY 4:7-8: “TRAIN YOURSELF FOR GODLINESS.”

 

6:40 – SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES ARE EXERCISES THAT REQUIRE A LIFELONG PURSUIT. 2 PETER 1:6. PRACTICE BRINGS FREEDOM!

 

9:33 – 3 THINGS THAT HELP US PERSEVERE IN PRACTICING SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES.

 

10:09 – 1. THE HOLY SPIRIT – 2 TIMOTHY 1:7

 

10:33 – 2. OTHER CHRISTIANS (CHURCH)

 

11:08 – 3. ADVERSITY

– HEBREWS 12:1-3: “let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus

ADVERSITY + ENDURANCE = STRENGTH

 

12:57 – SO WHAT?

CHRISTLIKENESS THROUGH SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES IS A LIFELONG PURSUIT

– THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES AREN’T LEGALISM!

 

14:11 – WHAT’S YOUR NEXT STEP? STICK TO A SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE (e.g., prayer for 5 min a day for next 7 days)

 

15:02 – THANK YOU & WRAP UP

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