Celebration of Discipline - The Discipline of Meditation Summary & Analysis

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The Discipline of Meditation Summary and Analysis

Meditation is the first of the inward disciplines. The author observes how difficult it is to get beyond the superficial and delve deeper spiritually. To meditate effectively, a person must overcome the obstacles of the devil which include noise, business, and crowds, and find silence through contemplative prayer. During Christian meditation, faithfulness and obedience are the focus, resulting in behavioral changes. This is not only for common people and sinners, as Jesus often retreats by Himself to be closer to God. As people listen to and follow Jesus, they are in turn listening to and following God, and establishing the model for meditation.

The author observes how meditation gives the reader the opportunity to walk and talk with Jesus every day in a very intimate and reverent manner. The goal is to have this encounter...

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