Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast

Let's Intake Scripture, Daily

November 12, 2020 Guest Speaker: Don Whitney Season 2020 Episode 16
Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast
Let's Intake Scripture, Daily
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Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast
Let's Intake Scripture, Daily
Nov 12, 2020 Season 2020 Episode 16
Guest Speaker: Don Whitney

Donald Whitney is our quest speaker. He is the author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. He shares insight into how important Bible study and prayer are when it comes to practicing spiritual disciplines. In this episode, we practice Praying the Bible, which is the name of his most recent book at the time of this recording. Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast is using the spiritual disciplines to create space so that we can commune with God. Communing is a "two path street". It consists of listening and speaking. Let's learn how to do it better under the tutelage of Don Whitney. You can contact us at lyvitabrooks.com or on instagram: @hangingoutwithjesuspodcast

Show Notes Transcript

Donald Whitney is our quest speaker. He is the author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. He shares insight into how important Bible study and prayer are when it comes to practicing spiritual disciplines. In this episode, we practice Praying the Bible, which is the name of his most recent book at the time of this recording. Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast is using the spiritual disciplines to create space so that we can commune with God. Communing is a "two path street". It consists of listening and speaking. Let's learn how to do it better under the tutelage of Don Whitney. You can contact us at lyvitabrooks.com or on instagram: @hangingoutwithjesuspodcast

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Name of show: Let's Intake Scripture, and then, Pray
Episode Number: 16

Brief summary of show:
Donald Whitney is our quest speaker. He is the author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. He shares insight into how important Bible study and prayer are when it comes to practicing spiritual disciplines. In this episode, we practice Praying the Bible, which is the name of his most recent book at the time of this recording.

Bullet points of key topics & time stamps:

  • 6:15 - Discussion about the terms spiritual disciplines, spiritual rhythms, christian practices, and Biblical spiritual disciplines
  • 9:55 - Definition of Biblical Spiritual Disciplines
  • 11:40 - How long have you been preaching & teaching about the spiritual disciplines?
  • 18:00 - Practicing spiritual disciplines
  • 21:00 - What practices set the course of all the spiritual disciplines?
  • 24:20 - What is praying the Bible?
  • 26:00 - What things do we normally pray about and how does it inform our prayers?
  • 27:50 - Thoughts on praying the same old prayer daily
  • 34:00 - Demonstration of praying Psalm 23
  • 40:00 - Individualize practice
  • 46:00 - Don Whitney prays
  • 46:40 - Words of Encouragement for us from Don Whitney

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