PTP.005: God’s Gift of Self-Discipline

Dr. Brad Miller

In Episode 005 of “The Pathway to Promise” podcast Dr. Brad Miller presents the fifth of five foundational episodes which present the core teachings on which the pathway to promise process is built. The title of the episode is “God’s Gift of Self-Discipline.

The Pathway to Promise Podcast is grounded in the belief that every person has a God-given promised life of peace, prosperity and purpose and you must implement a planned pathway with the proper people to quickly overcome life’s challenges to achieve that promised life.

The fourth foundational principle of the pathway to promise process is “The Foundational Gift of God’s Gift of Self-Discipline.”

Dr. Brad extrapolated these four principles from 2 Timothy 1:7 “God does not give us a spirit of timidity but the spirit of power love and self-discipline”

God gift of the God’s of self-discipline flows directly from the statement “God give us a spirit of love.”

Dr. Brad uses the story his battle with his bathroom scale as an example of the self-discipline it takes to lose 45 pounds in four months.

Dr Brad intrudes the listener to thee practices of self-discipline which drive life transformation.

The Three Practices of Self-Discipline are:

Control and Tame Distractions
Focus on what’s truly Important
Eliminating Bad Habits and Creating Good Habits.

Dr. Brad Miller is a student of life transformation. A Christian pastor for 35 years he holds a doctoral degree in transformational leadership. Dr. Brad’s blog and podcast can be found at

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