Posts Tagged 'spiritual discipline'

Moderation Inhibits Overindulgence

April 14th, 2019

Moderation Inhibits Overindulgence

Proverbs 25:16 (KJB) Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.

Self-discipline is key in every aspect of life.  Now certainly you would agree that not many people have a problem overindulging in something that is not pleasant or enjoyable to them.  We tend to remove ourselves from things not pleasant or palatable while desiring to linger near those things which speak to our flesh.

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Love Produces a Disciplined Reaction

July 11th, 2016

Love Produces a Disciplined Reaction

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. (Galatians 6:1-2 KJV)

Any man or woman of God can be overtaken in error, have a lapse in judgement, or simply make poor choices and fall dangerously into a pit of sin.

Sin can transpire ...

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Are You an “In Your Face” Kind of Christian?

March 23rd 2016

Are You an “In Your Face” Kind of Christian?

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. (Galatians 2:11 KJV)

Paul was a spiritual “in your face kind of guy.”  He did not mince words or fail to act when it was proper to call somebody out for their sin or misdeed.  In fact, God’s Word calls us to rebuke those who are wrong.  There is a godly and ...

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Take Up Your Cross January 16th 2015

Have you been spiritually blessed by both direction and correction from God?

Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law; (Psalms 94:12 KJV)

None of us should dwell upon or relish instances leading to trouble and discipline in our life.  When we think of particular times we have gotten in trouble often we harbor or hold onto memories of times of rebellion against the authority of parents, teachers, or other authority figures.  ...

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