Charlottesville First Church of the Nazarene
The Way of Discipline
April 10, 2021

The Way of Discipline

April 10, 2021

The Way : His and Ours

Matthew 6: 1-24

April 11, 2021

The Way of Jesus: Discipline

I. The Way of Jesus Is the Way of Generosity.

1. Proper  Attitude

2. Don’ts

(1) Give to be seen, heard, or recognized 

(2) Don’t tell people how much to give 

(3) Left hand/ right hand 

II. The Way of Jesus Is the Way of forgiveness 

1. Nickel Mines _______________________________________

__________________________________________________________.

2. Here’s a passage we must take seriously- Matthew 6:14.

III. The Way of Jesus Is the Way of Discipline.

1. Spiritual Disciplines

Meditation 

Prayer 

Fasting 

Simplicity

Journaling 

Fellowship 

Solitude 

Study

Silence 

Sabbath 

2. Results? (10)

             you receive insight

              you hear God’s small voice

              you make better decisions

              demonstrate moral courage

              detach from distractions

              discover inner peace

              behave less selfishly

              gain wisdom

              endure hardship

              overcome the worst parts of yourself

Conclusion

Scriptures for Further Exploration:

I Timothy 4:7-8

Matthew 6:16-18

Joshua 1:8

I Thessalonians 5:6-18

Proverbs 4:23

Luke 6:45

Philippians 4:8

Questions for Group Discussion

1. What spiritual disciplines have you found most helpful?

2. What are the things that hinders us from entering into these disciplines?

 

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