Tag Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

At any price, give me the Book of God!

Let John Wesley’s enthusiasm for encountering God in His Word infect you at the beginning of a new work-week: “At any price give me the book of God! I have it! Here is knowledge enough for me. Let me be … Continue reading

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Stonewall’s Prayer Life

“Prayer implies a Providence. For if God hath not a present means of influencing the course of natural events, it is a waste of breath to petition for his intervention. Hence it will be anticipated, that he who was so … Continue reading

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Shedd: The Religious Character of the Pastor

The first chapter of Shedd’s section on pastoral theology in Homiletics and Pastoral Theology is “The Religious Character and Habits of the Clergyman.” One of his main points here is to demonstrate how a faithful pastoral ministry naturally lends itself … Continue reading

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He Must Not Be Greedy for Gain: Meditation on Titus 1:7b

He must not be greedy for gain. . . Paul says ministry for “shameful gain” is a mark of the false teachers in Crete just a few verses down. For there are many who are insubordinate, empty-talkers and deceivers, especially in the … Continue reading

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An Undisciplined Man, the Spiritual Disciplines, and the Letter to Titus

It borders on the absurd for such an undisciplined man as myself to speak to the issue of spiritual disciplines. However, in my reading of Donald Whitney’s Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, I was encouraged to read that the … Continue reading

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