How can I discipline myself for God?

It’s starting with one habit (Bible reading) and slowly working on this day by day. It means taking 30 minutes to really spend time in God’s Word and to form that into a habitual daily habit before trying to become more disciplined in exercise. Slowly, over time, you will form habits and become more disciplined.

What is God discipline?

The writers of both Proverbs and Hebrews make the comparison between a human father’s discipline of a son and God’s discipline of us. God disciplines us “just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights” (Prov. 3:12). “God is dealing with you as sons.

What God says about self discipline?

2 Timothy 1:7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

What is spiritual self-discipline?

Spiritual disciplines protect us from our self-interest We may be tempted to think that we possess the power to keep our faith strong. In doing so, we will live a life that seems to make sense to us. This lends us to the desires of our hearts without knowing if they are also the desires of God’s heart.

What is discipline mean in the Bible?

In the ancient Hebrew of Proverbs, discipline means to instruct, correct, chastise, or rebuke. It does not mean punish or beat.

What is the purpose of discipline?

The purpose of disciplinary action is to correct, not to punish, work related behavior. Each employee is expected to maintain standards of performance and conduct as outlined by the immediate supervisor and to comply with applicable policies, procedures and laws.

How do you become a disciplined person?

7 Simple ways to improve your self-discipline

  1. Countdown, then take action.
  2. Put your goals where you can see them every day.
  3. Remind yourself why you started.
  4. Set small goals first.
  5. Practice prioritizing.
  6. Know your weaknesses.
  7. Get friends to hold you accountable.

What is God’s discipline in Hebrews 12?

Discipline is an act of love. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves. – He is love and yet he disciplines us because he loves. Proverbs tells us that to not discipline is to hate. The motive is love.

How do I become spiritually disciplined?

Start simple but make a commitment. Start with just one or two disciplines. I recommend starting with reading your Bible and praying three times a week. Once you have developed this into a habit you can increase your frequency and begin to practice other disciplines.