Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Donald S. Whitney, Carol Stream, IL:  NAVPRESS, 2014.  Paperback, 304 pp. The theme for this book on spiritual discipline is scriptural: “Exercise [or discipline] thyself…unto godliness” (I Timothy 4:7). But when we hear of a book with a title such as this, the temptation might be to dismiss the … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Be Zealous

“Who (Christ) gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Titus 2:14 Friend, please read that again. Do those words bring a prickle of shame? Do you feel guilt? I hope so. I know I do. Has anyone ever told … Continue reading Be Zealous

Christianity is cheating

Ouch. Seems a little controversial, doesn’t it. I mean, we all know cheating is wrong. We are told not to cheat as kids and warned of the consequences of plagiarism as young adults. But Christianity is cheating. And I’m going to explain why. I am a student at Michigan State University, in case you don’t … Continue reading Christianity is cheating