Disciplined for Life: Steps to Spiritual Strength

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Sovereign Grace Ministries, 1992 - Discipline - 105 pages
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Are you waking up to dry devotions? Disciplines for Life is a proven eye-opener. Leave the treadmill of spiritual drudgery behind as you discover fresh motivation, renewed passion, and increased faith to pursue God via the spiritual disciplines. Both authors are pastors at Sovereign Grace Ministries' Covenant Life Church.

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Page 60 - So if you are offering your gift at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your bro'ther, and then come and offer your gift.
Page 59 - If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Page 13 - Now the Lord is the Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
Page 53 - For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.
Page 38 - And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord's glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.
Page 5 - My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand.
Page 13 - Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Page 51 - It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.
Page 11 - Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.
Page 53 - Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter — when you see the naked, to clothe him, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?

About the author (1992)

C.J. Mahaney is the senior pastor of Covenant Life, a thriving body of 2,500 in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. A dynamic preacher, Mahaney speaks to thousands each year at conferences around the world. He leads Sovereign Grace Ministries, a church planting support organization with more than fifty churches in North and South America, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.

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