CHAPTER NINE Fasting For the Purpose of Godliness Self-indulgence is the enemy of gratitude, and self-discipline usually its friend and generator. That is why gluttony is a deadly sin. The early desert fathers believed that a person's appetites are linked: full stomachs and jaded palates take the edge from our hunger and thirst for righteousness. They spoil the appetite...Keep Reading
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Dear Church, the following is an excerpt from Donald Whitney's book "Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life". It's a selection from chapter three. Dr Witney lays out the why, and has some helpful suggestions on the how, of Meditating on Scripture. I pray it's useful for your growth in the knowledge of Christ. ...