Cancel any time. Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life. 38 of whom the world was not worthy—twandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. Jesus loves only those whom He disciplines. 26 vHe considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to wthe reward. If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. 8 If you are left without discipline, jin which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. 11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and twithers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. Those failures will not be a surprise or disappointment to God. Hebrews 12:7,8 If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not... 2 Samuel 7:14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. 4 For ait is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. When my son Josh was a baby, he had a real knack for getting into trouble. Shall we not much more be subject to kthe Father of spirits land live? It always seems to cause more pain than joy. aLet them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. 4 yLet marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge zthe sexually immoral and adulterous. Because the Lord corrects everyone he loves, and punishes everyone he accepts as a child." In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: sto visit torphans and widows in their affliction, and uto keep oneself vunstained from the world. Verse Concepts. 36 For yyou have need of endurance, so that zwhen you have done the will of God you may areceive what is promised. ( B) God is treating you as sons. 22 But be ndoers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 37 qThey were stoned, they were sawn in two,1 rthey were killed with the sword. "My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. Discipline is the common experience of all children. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of pthe righteousness that comes by faith. He loves us too much to allow us to remain in our sin. 2 Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? "Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent." Isaiah Translation by Josh, Beni, Amos, and Peter Wilson, other Bible passages from ESV translation, sermon by Nate Wilson with help from Ken Wilson, delivered Sept 10, 2006 at Christ the Redeemer Church . God will discipline those He loves . I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. God is treating you as sons. 8 By faith qAbraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place rthat he was to receive as an inheritance. 7  Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God, as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”. 28 By faith ahe kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, so that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them. 21 Therefore kput away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with lmeekness the implanted word, mwhich is able to save your souls. Proverbs 3:11-12. Posted in Accept the Invitation, tagged constructive criticism, Daily devotionals for women, discipline, Elisabeth Elliot, God disciplines those He loves, say yes to God's vision for us, surrending to discipline, what is discipline on February 26, 2014| Leave a Comment » 23 You should know that lour brother Timothy has been released, with whom I shall see you if he comes soon. 6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God mmust believe that he exists and mthat he rewards those who seek him. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and wsin which clings so closely, and xlet us run ywith endurance the race that is zset before us, (Hebrews 12:6) Although God’s discipline sometimes includes punishment, it is never cruel or harmful. They went their own way. 31 By faith dRahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she ehad given a friendly welcome to the spies. 14 sStrive for peace with everyone, and for the tholiness uwithout which no one will see the Lord. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? God disciplines those He loves, so should we pray against these disastrous events? God will use testing, trials, and various predicaments to bring us back to Himself in repentance. 34 For uyou had compassion on those in prison, and vyou joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had wa better possession and an abiding one. 14 For rhere we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. 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