Monthly Archives: March 2012

BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #25

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Dr. Peck’s second element of discipline is Acceptance of Responsibility. There are two concepts here that bear exploration.  The first concept is tied to connotations in the word, ‘responsibility’.  … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #24

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “There is no such thing as “pre-marital sex”.  The term is a spiritual oxymoron, kind of like “cruel kindness”.  The discipline of delaying gratification may find its greatest test … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #23

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “TIPS TO YOUNG FOLKS FOR PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THIS ELEMENT This principle of delaying gratification has gotten a bad name, a poor reputation:  names such as “abstinence”, “divorce”, “prude”, … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #22

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Jesus demonstrates the same ability to delay gratification while simultaneously setting an example of the dedication to task required of disciples when He responded to His disciples’ queries regarding … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #21

From “Discipleship and Discipline” by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Note in Genesis 24: 49 that the chief servant of Abraham asks his hosts if they will deal kindly and truly with “my master”, not “with me”.  Only after … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #20

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “M.Scott Peck,MD, a physician trained in psychiatry, has written two profound and insightful books, entitled respectively “The Road Less Traveled” and “The People of the Lie”.  They each offer … Continue reading

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BILL’S BLOG ENTRY #19

From “Discipleship and Discipline”, by William H. Hicks, copyright March, 2005: “Disciples must be selfless.  They must be willing to put the purposes of their Master above personal, selfish, or self-centered objectives.  Paul uses the same metaphor in II Timothy … Continue reading

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