So far we've learned that spending time in Scripture must become a priority---a severe discipline---in our lives. We've also considered a few practical ways to make that happen. But we will keep ourselves from much blessing if we halt our discussion at the discipline of reading and don't talk about the discipline of meditation. The moment I mention … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines, Part 4: What is Biblical Meditation?
So far we've seen that spiritual discipline is essential to our spiritual growth and that discipline is not a burdensome alternative to spiritual spontaneity, but is actually a means to it. We've also seen why Bible reading should be a priority in our lives. In this post, I want to offer you a few ideas to … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines, Part 3: Bible Reading: Some Practical Suggestions
In order to disciple their children with consistent grace and patience, parents need to remain anchored in the truth of God's Word. Without a heart and mind steeped in biblical wisdom, parents will find themselves easily frustrated and even beleaguered by the daily trials that attend child rearing. But with a new year comes fresh … Continue reading Daily Strength for Parents: Bible Reading Plans for 2012