Binmin Podcast Ep. 44: Silence & Solitude | Spiritual Disciplines 101

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12 mins 55 sec

Silence and solitude can help us get closer to God. But we rarely exercise these disciplines in such a distracting world. This episode helps show how we can start using silence and solitude in our spiritual lives.

 

0:00 – INTRO. *RECOMMENDED RESOURCE DR. DON WHITNEY’S BOOK SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

 

1:10 – SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: HABITS THAT PROMOTE SPIRITUAL GROWTH, CHRISTLIKENESS & DRAW US CLOSER TO GOD

 

1:30 – SILENCE: VOLUNTARILY NOT SPEAKING TO PURSUE A SPIRITUAL GOAL

 

2:15 – SOLITUDE: VOLUNTARY CHOICE TO WITHDRAW TO PRIVACY FOR A SPIRITUAL GOAL

-CAN PURSUE OTHER SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES, OR JUST BE ALONE WITH GOD.

-SILENCE & SOLITUDE ARE OFTEN FOUND TOGETHER

 

4:12 – WHY ARE SILENCE & SOLITUDE SO IMPORTANT? LIFE IS DISTRACTING! IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE FULLY PRESENT WITH GOD.

 

6:17 – REASONS TO PRACTICE SILENCE & SOLITUDE:

  1. WILL: HELPS US SEEK THE WILL OF GOD
  2. WORSHIP
  3. FAITH: EXPRESS OUR FAITH IN GOD (PS. 62)
  4. RESTORATION: RESTORE PHYSICALLY & SPIRITUALLY (MARK 6)

 

8:00 – SO WHAT? FIND QUIET PLACES AND TIMES DURING THE DAY FOR SILENCE AND SOLITUDE

 

10:01 – WHAT’S YOUR NEXT STEP? SCHEDULE SOLITUDE. PUT DOWN A TIME OF 30 MIN-1 HOUR, GIVE YOUR DISTRACTIONS TO GOD, YOU CAN PRAY “THANK YOU LORD.” *PSALMS IN 30 DAYS EDITED BY TREVIN WAX

 

11:47 – THANK YOU & WRAP UP

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