Welcome to the 142nd episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins talks with Brian Hedges about his book, Watchfulness: Recovering a Lost Spiritual Discipline (Reformation Heritage, 2018).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • The need for guardrails in the Christian life.
  • Recognizing our limitations in light of the sovereignty of God.
  • Why watchfulness is neglected in contemporary Christian literature.
  • In what way watchfulness is the whetstone of the spiritual disciplines.
  • Some of what the Puritans taught on watchfulness.
  • The most critical components of being watchful in the Christian life.
  • Some practical steps Christians can take to begin to cultivate watchfulness in their own lives.
  • How Christians should remain watchful for one another.
  • How Pastors can grow in their own practice of pastoral watchfulness of the flock.
  • How watchfulness helps Christians to have a biblical worldview.

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