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The Practice of Godliness by Jerry Bridges
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Oct 01, 2010

it was amazing
Read in September, 2010

We finished this book that we'd been doing for Sunday school. Bridges breaks down by chapter qualities of godliness (toward God): humility, contentment, thoughtfulness, joy; (toward self): holiness, self-control, faithfulness; (toward others): peace, patience, gentleness, kindness, goodness, love. A quote I must remember: "We must remind ourselves that God has not seen fit to make our minds the depository of the sum total of His teaching." And: "Discontent is questioning the goodness of God." We used the study guide, which included looking up lots of Scripture references. Bridges writes in a very readable way with lots of personal illustrations and profound insights. I understand that when he speaks at the Navigator training program, he's very 'dry' but a favorite of the students because of the wisdom he shares.

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