How do you discipline godliness?

  1. Discipline Yourself for Godliness by Denying Your Nature. As I said above, disciplining yourself for godliness comes when you deny your nature.
  2. Disciplining Yourself for Godliness Begins in the Mind.
  3. Discipline Yourself for Godliness by Creating New Habits.
  4. Discipline Yourself for Godliness by Relying on God’s Grace.

What does God say about discipline?

Hebrews 12:5-6 “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. 6 For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”

What is God’s purpose in discipline?

Jerry Bridges put it this way “The purpose of God’s discipline is not to punish us but to transform us.” Billy Graham once said: “God does not discipline us to subdue us, but to condition us for a life of usefulness and blessedness.”

Why is discipline important in Christianity?

For Christians, practicing discipline should have a greater goal than increased productivity and personal benefit. The Christian idea of discipline is about shaping your life according to the heart, character, and will of God. This is something that God does in us, but our actions and choices also matter.

What does it mean to train yourself for godliness?

God wants each of us to take personal responsibility to mature and grow. To be godly requires self discipline and seriousness in heart and mind.

How can I discipline myself in life?

How to Build Self-Discipline

  1. Know where you struggle.
  2. Know how you succeed.
  3. Identify and write down clear goals.
  4. Visualize your outcome.
  5. Don’t wait for it to feel right.
  6. Start small.
  7. Get a mentor.
  8. Practice, fail, start over.

What does 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 spiritual meaning of discipline?

Spiritual disciplines are practices that by design can lead to life transformation. Their purpose is to aid our spiritual growth as disciples of Christ and deepen our relationship with God. They are like training exercises for the spiritual life.

What makes a person godly?

A godly person is someone who is deeply religious and shows obedience to the rules of their religion.