Spiritual Disciplines

November 15, 2011

Spiritual disciplines is a hot topic in our Christian culture. I often have great concerns about the fad. At some future point I’ll discuss the issue in more depth. Here Don Carson tackles the issue with his usual wisdom. Here’s a quote:

such a way of thinking about spiritual disciplines subtly cajoles us into thinking that growth in spirituality is a function of nothing more than conformity to the demands of a lot of rules, of a lot of obedience. Certainly Christian maturity is not manifest where there is not obedience. Yet there is also a great deal of emphasis on growth in love, in trust, in understanding the ways of the living God, in the work of the Spirit in filling and empowering us.

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One Response to “Spiritual Disciplines”

  1. Terri J Says:

    I love Carson! Certainly, if it were all about discipline, I’d be up the proverbial creek!


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