Category Archives: discipline

Private Devotions

You are retired for your private devotions; you have opened the Bible, and you begin to read. Now, do not be satisfied with merely reading through a chapter. Some people thoughtlessly read through two or three chapters- stupid people for … Continue reading

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Hard Work of Heart Work

“Heart-work is hard work indeed. To shuffle over religious duties with a loose and careless spirit, will cost no great difficulties; but to set yourself before the Lord, and to tie up your loose and vain thoughts to a constant … Continue reading

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Advice On Reading

Richard Baxter “Make careful choice of the books which you read: let the holy scriptures ever have the pre-eminence, and, next to them, those solid, lively, heavenly treatises which best expound and apply the scriptures, and next, credible histories, especially … Continue reading

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Useful Directions For Reading and Searching the Scriptures

Thomas Boston 1. Follow a regular plan in reading of them, that you may be acquainted with the whole; and make this reading a part of your private devotions. Not that you should confine yourselves only to a set plan, … Continue reading

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Advice On Shifting Gears?

I would love to hear from folks on what you do to shift into your devotional/ prayer “modes”. Seems with how busy and cluttered our lives can get, often it is extremely difficult to filter out the noise of the … Continue reading

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Al Mohler and Mark Dever personal bible reading q&a

The good folk over at New Attitude had an opportunity to sit down with Al Mohler and Mark Dever at the 2008 conference and ask them some real practical questions on their their personal time in Gods word. These Q&A … Continue reading

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Focusing the Christian walk

Don Whitney had some great questions we need to ask ourselves to help focus our time here on ol’ planet earth and make the most of this Christian walk. Some great suggestions lie within. Here are the top ten: 1. … Continue reading

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