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The Disciplined Life Study Sheet

ED 322 Educational Psychology

CHAPTER 1 - Discipline: the Key to Power
1. The fast American pace, which is sending so many to mental hospitals, is the fast pace, not of the ? but of the ?.
2. Without discipline, ? becomes sentimental weakness.
3. Know those things that Theodore Roosevelt said would destroy America.
4. In the battle of ideas, the ? has the advantage over the scatterbrain.
5. The advantage of the man with the disciplined body is most apt to be seen in his superior ? and ?.
6. The man who learns to ? is more likely to avoid being not only a castaway spiritually, but a castaway ?.
7. The superior power and efficiency of ? are seen especially in great crises, times of sickness or bereavement, or financial adversity.
8. Disciplined character belongs to the person who achieves ? by bringing all his faculties and power under ?.
9. Only the disciplined character can carry through in the position of larger ?.
10. The ? possessed by the disciplined over the undisciplined shows up in many little things.
11. The difference between the disciplined and the undisciplined is ? and ? is character.

CHAPTER 2 - Discipline: the Mark of Maturity
1. To the Christian, discipline means ?.
2. ? is the ability to regulate conduct by principle and judgment rather than impulse, desire, high pressure, or social custom.
3. Discipline is not the spectacular achievement but the permanent adjustment of ?.
4. Dr. Taylor calls for discipline in which six aspects of our lives?
5. Too often the ? serves only the purpose of devising excuses for doing what the ? wants to do.
6. The finest discipline of all is not that which struggles out of a near-tragic situation, but ? and ? the situation in the first place.
7. The married Christian worker who is ever alert to the perils which beset him, and is ? always in ? and ? and ?, will not ignite fires
which he will have to fight feverishly to put out.
8. What two things must be done if we are to master our moods?
9. The ? person learns to apply himself to the regular tasks of life with a consistent "face" in spite of ?
10. Disciplined character never dissipates ? and ? by catering to moodiness.
11. Discretion in our ? should be included in our vision of the disciplined character.
12. A truly disciplined character has the ability to ? the lesser to the greater.
13. Our stature as men and women, certainly our stature as Christians, will be determined exactly and entirely by our skill in ?.
14. The final hallmark of the disciplined character is the ability to assimilate ? with grace and profit.
15. The person who finds his true place and worth is the person who learns to ?.
16. Proper submission to legitimate authority by no means extends to ? to the world.
17. Christians must find their way between extreme ? and extreme ?.
18. Without discipline the character will remain ? and ?.

CHAPTER 3-The Perils of Discipline
1. The peril of seriously thinking that discipline is the ? of life is possibly the greatest peril of all.
2. Discipline must be seen as a ?, not a ?.
3. When the virtue of discipline is allowed to feed the vice of ?, the virtue itself becomes a ?.
4. What two extremes tempt the valiant soul who desires to incorporate ruggedness into life?
a. extreme of imposed discipline –? b. extreme of self-discipline–?
5. There is a point beyond which self-inflicted rigor becomes unwholesome – when it becomes ?.
6. Christian discipline never ? earthly blessings, but ? them to spiritual ends.
7. While St. Paul was an admirable example of Christian discipline, he cannot be cited as either an example or an advocate of ?.
8. Habits must be kept to the role of ?; otherwise, it becomes the ? and the personality begins to vegetate.
9. A higher form of discipline is that which ? and ? and ? with life itself; it is only the lower discipline which congeals into a static ?.
10. In disciplining our discipline, we must not only keep our habit patterns subordinate to life but we must learn to absorb the ? of life and
where possible turn them to ?.
11. ? should be the supreme objective of all our self-discipline.

CHAPTER 4 - Discipline and Holiness
1. In our attempt to relate discipline to holiness, Dr. Taylor points out four mistakes that the human heart is prone to make. What are
2. It is possible for a man to achieve disciplined living while ? altogether.
3. The discipline which ? and thereby ? the soul into a neat little ball of ? becomes a monstrous thing.
4. No amount of discipline of itself will make the ? holy.
5. The basic reason for the ? of discipline in attaining holiness is ? sin.
6. Suffering is intended, not to be the ? agent, but to drive the soul to Him who is.
7. ? can release in a moment powers for holiness that ? cannot command in a millennium.
8. ? disciplines of life will not be as readily assimilated and transmuted into character as they ought to be until the irrational ? to
discipline is removed from the heart.

16. 17. a readiness for ?. 7. when developed out of harmony with other facets of character. ? or ? when corrected shows immaturity. 6. imposed by the conscience and judgment.The Case for Imposed Discipline 1. but in competition with ?.The Disciplined Life Study Sheet ED 322 Educational Psychology 9. Discipline is needed because ? is an aid in protecting the ? life. 8. 12. 7. If our typical modern character has any weakness more outstanding than another. 15. The habit of being on time will never be acquired unless one ?. ? and ? children do not love their parents more but less. 10. 18. The Christian must never become preoccupied with the frantic quest for ? for its own sake. not life. The conquest of the ? is one of the most difficult lessons of all in the school of discipline. 4. The person who is habitually self-indulgent in ? and ? is very apt to be ? and ? in other phases of his life. Reprinted by permission . ?. For what two reasons is a systematic prayer pattern a prime essential in our quest for discipline? 20. There is only one antidote to the softening tendencies of our many blessings. 11. Allowing a child to always do as he desires will strengthen not only his ? but his ? and his ?. The sanctifying ? of God will provide the dynamic for ? discipline. 13. Mature ? is a yielding to ? within. 21. 10. The assumption that example and indirect guidance are sufficient fails to take into account the ?. it is the inability to ?. The task of discipline will be infinitely easier if well begun during the first ? years of a child's life. On our own we may achieve a facade of poise and strength. 5. The disciplined person will cultivate an attitude of sincere ? for all ?. 6. and responsibilities have a ? on them. our passion for the cause of the Kingdom and our efforts to become disciplined persons will be abortive and vain. ? will not destroy a child's capacity to have a “will of his own" when he grows up and knows how to use it. 12. ? is at times and at some stages in the child's development a necessary supplement to persuasion. 13. 3. privileges. In regard to time the disciplined person will cultivate ?. ? discipline is needed because holiness purifies the heart but does not instantly ? the head. The ? person is forever seeking ways to avoid the arduous grind of solid work and to arrive quickly at his goal by ?. Vigorous ? of itself. 11. 5. The ability to ? discipline as skillfully and accurately as the surgeon wields the scalpel is one of the universal marks of the great ?. He who is in possession of a Christian philosophy of discipleship will demonstrate it by a passion for ?. Many of life's most important joys. Continued discipline is needed to keep the ? in its place. ? is needed to purify one's ? in seeking a disciplined life. 15. ?. 16. 3. 19. CHAPTER 5 . 10. If ? is not taught by parents. The young person who already has built-in habits of ? and ? certainly has a head start for effective and efficient living. A willingness to undertake the labor involved in becoming ? is the first step in achieving our desires. Teaching ? is the surest way known to produce self-reliance and self-control. A disciplined person seeks to avoid making unnecessary work for ?. 14. 13. What is it?  22. The measure of ? in the world is exactly the measure of its safety as a decent place to live. Consecration to God carries with it the obligation to ? not in competition with ?. and a capacity for ?. 8. Some simple rules for learning to turn to good advantage the unscheduled twist of events which throws your well-laid plans into confusion are ?. Discipline is a proper facet of the holy life because without it the believer will not reach ? in the Lord's service. Weak parents who are ? themselves will succumb to infantile and juvenile rule. 11. The disciplined person will tackle difficult tasks ? and ?. 2. it will have to be taught by others later on. In becoming disciplined the person must begin with ?. 9. 14. a person must practice a relaxed but steady control of ?.How to Become a Disciplined Person 1. and ? are recognized everywhere as essential character traits for maturity and usefulness. can be nothing but a social cancer. 9. Along with the self-assertion in the child and youth must be developed a sense of Christian ? and ? 4. but only as we ? will the outward show be authenticated by matching ? and ? within. 23. In what three areas should the disciplined person practice the art of exercising self-restraint? 14. a sense of ?. 24. and the first step toward that goal is learning to yield to sanctions ?. 15. CHAPTER 6 . which is the instrument of death. Without a spirit of ? and ?. Entire sanctification will not only orient the soul to ? discipline but will impart the impulse to ?. 12. You can best prepare for major responsibilities by cultivating a ? of ?. 2. To become disciplined.