Formation of a Christian character includes cultivation of spiritual disciplines and exercises. Hughes' point of departure is Paul’s encouragement to Timothy in 1 Timothy 4:7. Paul calls Timothy to “train yourself to be godly.” In Chapter 1 Hughes takes a look at what this training entails.
Source: Disciplines of a Godly Man (Crossway, 2001), 11-18.
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