Fasting, Silence, Journaling, Learning & Perseverance

A disciple practices spiritual disciplines for the purpose of Godliness. In part 8 of Biblical Discipleship, Pastor Dan Cox reads from 1 Timothy 4:1-10.

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Study Notes

Understanding the Text

Some will depart from the faith… but you must train yourself for godliness.

Donald Whitney:

The spiritual disciplines are those practices found in Scripture that promote spiritual growth among believers in the gospel of Jesus Christ. They are habits of devotion, habits of experiential Christianity that have been practiced by God’s people since biblical times.

Discipline 1: Bible Intake

Discipline 2: Prayer

Discipline 3: Worship

Discipline 4: Evangelism

Discipline 5: Serving

Discipline 6: Stewardship

Discipline 7: Fasting

Discipline 8: Silence

Discipline 9: Journaling

Discipline 10: Learning

Discipline 11: Perseverance

Applying the Text

  • Are you training for Godliness?