About Communication Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. And mark that you do this with humility and discipline–not in fits and starts, but steadily, pouring yourselves out for each […]
Galatians 4:6 You can tell for sure that you are now fully adopted as his own children because God sent the Spirit of his Son into our lives GOD HELPS HIS CHILDREN GROWYou learned deep in your heart that God disciplines you in the same ways a father […]
Mark well that God doesn’t miss a move you make; he’s aware of every step you take. The shadow of your sin will overtake you; you’ll find yourself stumbling all over yourself in the dark. Death is the reward of an undisciplined life; your foolish decisions trap you […]
Acts 2:42-47 They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers. Everyone around was in awe–all those wonders and signs done through the apostles! And all the believers lived in a wonderful harmony, holding everything in common. They sold whatever […]
Proverbs 3:11-12 Young man, do not resent it when God chastens and corrects you, for his punishment is proof of his love. Just as a father punishes a son he delights in to make him better, so the Lord corrects you.
2 Corinthians 7:8-9 I am no longer sorry that I sent that letter to you, though I was very sorry for a time, realizing how painful it would be to you. But it hurt you only for a little while. Now I am glad I sent it, not […]
When things go badly, when affliction and suffering descend, God tells them where they’ve gone wrong, shows them how their pride has caused their trouble. He forces them to heed his warning, tells them they must repent of their bad life. When Jesus died, he took sin down […]
Proverbs 3:11-12 Dear friend, resent God’s discipline; don’t sulk under his loving correction. It’s the child he loves that God corrects; a father’s delight is behind all this.
God’s punishment does not change his love for usI’ll rub their faces in the dirt of their rebellion and make them face the music. But I’ll never throw them out, never abandon or disown them. Psalms 89:32-33 God disciplines those He lovesGood friend, don’t forget all I’ve […]
Hebrews 12:7 As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as His own children. Whoever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? – God allows some things to happen to us in order to train usLEARN FROM THEM… – Our […]