This is an 8-part sermon series from Immanuel Bible Church in 2001 on their church vision: Seek, Serve, Share. In this sermon, Michael looks at the discipline of disciplines.
The Discipline of Disciplines
In this sermon, Dr. Michael Easley explores the concept of discipline and its role in the Christian life. Some key takeaways from the sermon include:
- Success can often lead to increased anxiety and a never-ending race for more achievements.
- Developing spiritual disciplines is essential for deepening intimacy with God and living a godly life.
- Discipline requires purpose and time, and it is important to prioritize and manage time effectively.
- God’s Word, God’s Spirit, and God’s people play a crucial role in the process of discipline and spiritual growth.
00:00 The Diabolic Chain of Anxiety
01:41 The Maddening Race of Life
03:19 Building Believers to the Glory of God
03:48 Seeking God Constantly
04:18 The Discipline of Discipline
05:12 Applying Your Heart to Discipline
07:04 The Consequences of Neglecting Discipline
08:27 Applying Your Ear to Words of Knowledge
10:19 Doing What You Don’t Want to Do
11:49 The Purpose of Discipline
14:01 Discipline Requires Purpose and Time
19:25 Expanding Your Intellectual Horizons
21:39 Discipline for a Greater Profit
22:55 Godly People Are Disciplined People
25:12 God’s Word, God’s Spirit, and God’s People
27:31 Motivation for Change
28:30 The Downside of Discipline
32:37 Discipline Requires Time
39:17 Stopping the Insanity