The concept of discipline is prevalent throughout the Bible.
The difference between the lifestyle of the world and Christianity is one of discipline.
The Christian life is built upon discipline, or as it is often identified, self-control. However, there is a difference in these two terms. While there are areas that overlap between them, discipline adds the practices and habits of life that lend to character development. Self-control is more specific to controlling self in the area of emotions and desires.
The challenge introduced here involves learning how to develop the kind of discipline that sets Christians apart from the rest of the world.