The Importance Of Spiritual Discipline

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I recently came across a very interesting topic that impacted my life greatly, and that topic was spiritual discipline. There are many forms of spiritual discipline that we as Christian encounter each day. Spiritual discipline is an aid that helps us be more like Jesus. It trains us to hear His voice and obey Him. Spiritual discipline is not obeying the laws and commandments, it is talking with God and showing the internal change that He put in us on the outside. Spiritual discipline puts us in a position where we go before Him and he transforms us and makes us new. “Disciplines are things you do— such as read, meditate, pray, fast, worship, serve, learn, and so on. The goal of practicing a given Discipline, of course, is not about doing…show more content…
When you do a Bible study, you observe certain scriptures, books, or lectures. Bible studying is analytical and you seek the deeper meaning in all of it. It is not like meditation where you meditate on a word and it is not limited to books or lectures. As Terry Tarsuik said it’s “careful attention to something that moves the mind towards God” (T.T., 2015). Studying helps the Christian mind understand what significance of what they are studying and expands their horizon. Outward
Outward spiritual Discipline in my opinion is something that Christians should do on the outside to make a difference. It is not something that happens internally in a person. Outward spiritual discipline is something that should be done on external lifestyle of a Christian. A lot of outward spiritual disciplines has to do with helping others and impacting other peoples lives.
Simplicity is the need to live a simply. Simplicity sets things in their proper place and let things take their course. It is an inward change that is expressed outwardly. Simplicity gives unity and balance to the Christian life. “Simplicity is freedom from the worldly values that brings true joy and balance…The discipline requires us to differentiate between what are our ‘needs’ and ‘wants’” (Authentic
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