Beaty, David P.
Let's face it - we live in a complex world. Technology improves daily, and with it, the pace increases. Surrounded by driving forces, it is no small wonder that our spiritual lives take a hit. But if the weight of the world is hindering your walk with the Lord, maybe now it's the time to step back and evaluate.
Life on earth was less hectic in Jesus' time. He faced incredible challenges and suffered agonizing trials, but there was simplicity in His relationship with His Father that we can emulate. And in that simplicity, we can realize our greatest fulfillment as believers. If your Bible study seems as tedious as filing your tax return and your prayer life as wearisome as trying to understand your phone bill, stop. Take a deep breath. Let author Donald Whitney show you how rewarding the simple Christian life can be.
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Donald S. Whitney is professor of biblical spirituality and associate dean at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in pastoral ministry for more than nineteen years. Don holds a doctor of ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He is founder and president of the Center for Biblical Spirituality.
“Clear, concise, biblical, and practical! Just what we have come to expect from Whitney’s pen. Here is help for our increasingly complicated and cluttered lives. With uncanny ability the author draws a straight line from principle to practice and then shows us how to walk the line.” – Alistair Begg, senior pastor, Parkside Church, Cleveland, Ohio
“Ever since I began to read Simplify Your Spiritual Life I have been thinking about my own ‘simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.’ Don Whitney has done an excellent job of helping me strengthen my devotion to the Lord in very practical ways. His wiring is engaging and his points clear with a sound biblical basis. I highly recommend this book for individual study, group study, or devotional reading.” – Martha Peace, biblical counselor and author