031 – Bible Application – Spiritual Disciplines Series

Today, the rubber will meet the road – Bible Application. “I still maintain that much of Scripture is plain and straightforward in its meaning. Our problem continues to be more of a lack of action than comprehension. The words of Scripture must be understood to be applied, but until we apply them, we don’t really understand them.” My experience indicates that this quote from Donald Whitney is spot on. At this point we’ve review Bible intake (hearing, reading, studying, memorizing, and meditating). These activities of Bible intake lead to knowledge. Knowledge not applied is just knowledge, knowledge applied develops into wisdom.

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In today’s podcast episode I will continue the book review series of Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life by Donald Whitney. As a result of overwhelming response to my 2014 reader survey, I want to focus on the challenges of personal spiritual growth. Literally, 100% of those that participated in my readers survey selected personal spiritual growth as a challenge in their life. With that, I’m diving into a very influential book that offers practical application.

Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life by Donald Whitney has been powerfully impactful on my personal spiritual growth. I’m convinced it will help you as well. I encourage you to get a copy, read it, and begin to discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness (1 Timothy 4:7).

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