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Perhaps most interesting and useful is Foster's chapter on the controversial Christian discipline of submission. According to Foster, submission does not demand self-hatred or loss of identity. Instead, it simply means growing secure in the conviction that "our happiness is not dependent on getting what we want" but on the fulfillment that naturally flows from love of one's neighbors. Such wise and encouraging suggestions have helped many readers to discard the idea that discipline is an onerous duty and to move toward a liberating and simpler idea of discipline--whose defining character, as Foster never forgets, is joy. --Michael Joseph Gross
From the discussions and studies, the book will help you to walk closer to God.
It's the kind of book that you only want to read a piece at a time, because there's so much so start doing with each chapter.
Richard Foster has served the Church and Christians well by writing this book, "Celebration of Discipline."
This was suggested to us by our Pastor, and it is living up to the recommendation! A must read for the evangelical Christian!Published 4 days ago by M. Koch
Good read about the "Disciplines" that religions of all types can use as a way of life. I highly suggest this book to read and to promote and understand the things in daily... Read morePublished 11 days ago by dennis betts
It was a little too subjective and lacked a Biblical foundation of grace. Sometimes I believed that I had to do these disciplines to be closer to God.Published 17 days ago by Glenn R. Leatherman
An incredible read ! Written in a way that any lay person can follow as well as be inspired. I found so many moments of awe inspiring moments. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Kate Rae
Book arrived on time.. Has some water stains.. But for the price...no complaints. Happy with this purchasePublished 1 month ago by Phillip Bayne