Disciplines of a Godly Man (Paperback Edition)

by R. Kent Hughes

Paperback, 2006

Status

Available

Call number

LIV 119 ENG

Publication

Crossway (2006), Edition: Anniversary, 304 pages

Description

Disciplines Of A Godly Man has been speaking to the hearts of men for the past 10 years, and it continues to be timeless in its message. Using engaging illustrations, scriptural wisdom, practical suggestions and study questions, Kent Hughes offers a frank biblical discussion on major areas of Christian manhood: family, godliness, leadership, ministry and more. Called "an inspiring and practical guide for men who seek to reflect God's glory in their lives," this newly revisited edition is for every man who wants to know what it means to be a Christian in today's world.

User reviews

LibraryThing member sundoulos2005
Practical advice for godly living in an ungodly world. Covers every aspect of a man's life. Worth reading annually.
LibraryThing member bowling_modesto_ca.
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO MEN THAT ARE NOT THIN-SKINNED!
It challenged my spirit...
LibraryThing member cjsdg
Excellent challenge towards godliness. Hughes carefully avoids legalism, and exhorts men to disciplined lives in 17 key areas. Chapters on friendship, prayer, and ministry were particularly helpful. Hughes writes clearly and forthrightly, and provides an excellent spur. This will be helpful to breeze through regularly as a checklist, which is why his chapter on grace is a fitting and encouraging conclusion.… (more)
LibraryThing member bohannon
I read this as part of men's bible study group with my church in Spring 2015. Substantively, it was a good book--especially for a group like that, where there was quite a diversity of backgrounds and interests. That said, there are many parts of the book that IMHO haven't aged well, and mark it inescapably as a late product of the 80s/90s culture wars. Once one looks back some of the rhetorical flourishes and rants, the basic bones are solid and the principles it espouses are well put.… (more)
LibraryThing member Willard_Paul
This is one of those few books that should be read every year. Hughes's advice is cogent and supremely biblical. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1991

Physical description

304 p.; 6 inches

ISBN

1581347588 / 9781581347586
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