Competent To Counsel

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Chapter eight of Competent to Counsel by Jay E. Adams, presents a powerful concept regarding the importance of being disciplined as a Christian (or walking a disciplined life); however, after further reading it seems there are two kinds of discipline. One is a noun, it seems; it is the discipline from the Lord that we receive from him, his training, correction, reproof. The other is the self-imposed discipline of the Christian’s daily walk; it is the act of having controlled behavior and choosing to obey his commandments, so it is then more of an adjective to describe who or what we are. The purpose of the Lord’s discipline, as stated in Hebrews 10:10, is to make us holy and to reflect his holiness. This holiness comes from enduring suffering
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