Discipline – A Skill Worth Having

Discipline: to bring to a state of order and obedience by training and control.

Discipline is something I’ve always lacked in my life. Because I’m a person with a Type-B personality, my spontaneity, easy-going habits, and desire for things to be relaxed overrule my need for discipline.

There are two things in particular that I want to be disciplined in: my health and my relationship with the Lord. I have time to go running in the morning and have times with Jesus during and after my workout. I want to have a solid amount of time to spend by myself, which is something that doesn’t happen too often. I’m not saying that everyone should be taking breaks, but for me, it’s what I need.

As I create time for these two aspects I want to be disciplined in, I realize that I’m being obedient to God. 1 Corinthians 9:24,25 (NIV) says,

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.”

It’s not easy, but it’s well worth it.

Let’s strive to be disciplined in things that have importance and long-term value.


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