What Are Spiritual Disciplines?
Dec 31, 2015
What makes a discipline spiritual, and what makes a spiritual practice a discipline? Don Whitney addresses six characteristics of Christian spiritual disciplines.
Ten Questions for a New Year
Dec 26, 2019
The beginning of a year is an ideal time to stop and get our bearings. To that end, here are ten questions to ask prayerfully in the presence of God.
Happily Ever After
Finding Grace in the Messes of Marriage
Jan 24, 2017
These short devotionals by John Piper, Francis Chan, and others are designed to shape, challenge, and inspire your own vision of marriage and God.
Reignite Your Prayer Life
Oct 10, 2015
How’s your prayer life? Hardly any question can cause more chin-dropping, foot-shuffling embarrassment for Christians than asking about their prayer life. Why do so many followers of Jesus suffer with such unsatisfying prayer lives and consider themselves hopelessly second-rate Christians for it?
What’s the Most Neglected Spiritual Discipline?
Jan 6, 2016
Which spiritual discipline can help awaken our appetite for God, but is rarely practiced well today?
What Spiritual Disciplines Are Most Important?
Jan 5, 2016
Taking in the word of God and talking to him in prayer are the most basic, fundamental disciplines. But is there a way to do both of those better?
Pursuing a Passion for God Through Spiritual Disciplines: Learning from Jonathan Edwards
Desiring God 2003 National Conference
Oct 11, 2003
In this message, Donald Whitney enlists Edwards’ use of spiritual disciplines to encourage us to move down these channels to the ocean of God himself.
Worthy of Family Worship
First Steps for Christian Homes
Feb 13, 2021
The first question for family worship is not how long or how often or what to read and pray, but is God worthy of it?
How Do I Know If I’m Doing the Spiritual Disciplines Right?
Jan 4, 2016
Discipline is a mark of a believer in Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit gives us new desires to see and savor Jesus Christ wherever we can find him.
Why We Need Personal and Congregational Disciplines
Jan 1, 2016
The spiritual disciplines are habits to be engaged in personally and corporately. We need time alone with God, and we need time together with his people.
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