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Disciplines of a Godly Man

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And if there is a spark of spiritual desire in your soul, this book will surely kindle it into a blazing passion for godly discipline. For someone who didn't have a father to invest this type of Godly influence into their lives, this book would probably be invaluable at an early age. So many helpful pieces of advice, delivered in a way that feels personal, but also rings with spiritual and Biblical truth; Disciplines of a Godly Man is a powerful book, and one that every Christian male should read as they seek to grow more like Christ and honor Him.

He serves as the series editor for the Preaching the Word commentary series and is the author or coauthor of many books. Originally written in 1991 and revised in 2001, there is the noticeable lack of discussion of internet porn. This inspiring, popular book has been speaking to the hearts of men for the past 10 years, and its words are still relevant.The book is then packed with another 50 pages or so of 'resources' including the hilariously dated 'Bible on Audiocassette', which, honestly, I'm surprised made it into the updated version (the word is so old that my spell-checker is telling me I have it spelled incorrectly). The applications of the principles seemed unnecessarily wooden, so the group was able to wrestle with how to apply each discipline with wisdom.

Just when we think we are the safest, when we feel no need to keep our guard up, to work on our inner integrity, to discipline ourselves for godliness - temptation will come! It was the breaking of the tenth commandment (coveting his neighbor's wife) that led him to commit adultery, thus breaking the seventh commandment. To be fair, he spends the last 6 pages or so speaking on the disciplines in the context of grace and warning against legalism. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.The book is separated int0 different sections, which include relationships, soul, character, ministry and discipline. I think I'll read this book again in the next few years to revisit his great points on the disciplines of a Godly man. This book is an excellent overview of the practices that Christian men should work to incorporate into all aspects of their lives. In his book, Kent Hughes seeks to address this problem at its starting point, the area of spiritual discipline for the average Christian man.

The events following his repentance: his baby died, his daughter Tamar was raped by her half-brother Ammon, Ammon was murdered by Tamar's full brother Absalom, and Absalom (loathing his father for his moral turpitude) eventually came to lead a rebellion under the tutelage of Bathsheba's resentful grandfather, Ahithophel.

This book brings the authority of a trusted name with a new flavour that will engage a younger audience. A helpful challenge for me to live up the biblical commands for Christian men across the whole of life. The discipline of marriage fall can be classified according to sacrificial love, sanctifying love, and self-love. In the current age in which we find elusive distinguishing a mere male from an actual man, this book is not only a must-reading, but also what I deemed it a whole university course, so to speak.

It pointed out many areas in my life where I have lacked spiritual discipline and has provided many useful resources and tips which I will be definitely referring back to (sections on prayer, worship, devotion and giving I found very helpful in particular). Deuteronomy 17 set the standards for Hebrew kings and commands abstention from three things: acquiring many horses, taking many wives (v17), and accumulating much silver or gold.Rich in practical advice and practical wisdom, full of Biblical examples and how they relate to maturing spiritually, and the author does an excellent job laying out basic principles and simple straightforward steps any person can take to grow in their relationship with Christ. There are some books, though very few, that remain ‘evergreen’―that through the years remain as useful and challenging as the day they were written. I have prayed and read daily since I began this study, and I have grown so much closer to God and the Lord Jesus Christ! It is a very practical as well as it is a very powerful book to read and it prepares you, as man, for life in many (I can say all) of the aspects of life.

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