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The Discipline of Self-Denial

March 17, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Abstinence is the discipline of denying yourself something in order to reposition Jesus Christ in your life. This will begin to train yourself to be more responsive to God and less responsive to the temporal things of the flesh. Denying yourself something during Lent will give you something additional to celebrate on Resurrection Sunday; not only has Jesus Christ risen from the dead, but His life caused something new to rise up in you.

The Discipline of Worship

April 14, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Worship is one of the most powerful weapons there is to achieve a breakout victory over the enemy. Mature believers are intrinsically worshipers and achieve a level of consistent victory and abundantly life desirable by others.

The Discipline of Scripture Reading

March 31, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

The Bible is our life manual. No understanding of it, partial understanding of it or a misguided understanding of it can be detrimental to our quality of life. But if we intentionally set out to understand the scriptures, life can be set upon a path that is both beautiful and fulfilling. There is no other book that carries the weight, authority and impact of the Judeo-Christian scriptures. Without the Bible we are left to develop our own misguided personal philosophy of life that simply anesthetizes our slow death.

The Discipline of Quiet

March 31, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Life can become a rat race full of endless, self-defeating, pointless pursuits. We are running harder all the time to get the ever-so-elusive reward. We surround ourselves with ever-increasing noise, so we never hear the little voice that says, “Stop it!” Can you embrace the faith to believe God rewards your rest?