Many of us know that having some sort of consistent devotional life is vital to experiencing Jesus promise of abundant life. But outside of generic exhortations to read/study the Bible and to pray, we don’t have a lot of information to go on about how to actually do it.
Outside of regular Bible reading/study and prayer, observing a Sabbath is the most transformational discipline you can undertake. But our associations of a Sabbath are mostly negative.
Recently, I’ve started to think of my discipleship in terms of two catch-all categories: formation and resistance.