Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

The Inward Disciplines. Spiritual Person - Willard One whose life is correctly integrated into and dominated by God’s Kingdom.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "The Inward Disciplines. Spiritual Person - Willard One whose life is correctly integrated into and dominated by God’s Kingdom."— Presentation transcript:

1 The Inward Disciplines

2 Spiritual Person - Willard One whose life is correctly integrated into and dominated by God’s Kingdom.

3 What spirituality is not A lifestyle A commitment A social or political stance An attempt to correct social and political injustice

4 Christian spirituality includes…

5 Elton Trueblood

6 Fasting  What do you think of when you consider “fasting”?  An attempt to define fasting: Abstaining from food for spiritual purposes The self-denial of normal necessities in order to intentionally attend to the concerns of God (Is 58) A physical awareness of emptiness used as a reminder to turn to Christ

7 Fasting  Why should disciples fast? To let go of an appetite in order to seek God To replace a lesser practice with something of greater value, at least for a time To remember the source of one’s sustenance To achieve a greater sense of balance in one’s life

8 Fasting  What is fasting not? Manipulation of God Spiritual way to lose weight Appearance of piety Magic

9 Fasting  The practices of fasting Spiritual Classics (57-61, 75-6 Reflections) Spiritual Practices ( )


Download ppt "The Inward Disciplines. Spiritual Person - Willard One whose life is correctly integrated into and dominated by God’s Kingdom."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google