Verse of the day ~Chastisment~

Each child of God needs this understanding!

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For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. Proverbs 3:12

Some of the best instruction on chastening can be found in the book of Hebrews. The writer here is trying to open our understanding on the Lord’s chastisement. It is easy to let the devil discourage us or make us feel forsaken. In reality, the forsaken are those that never receive chastisement from the Lord.

And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:    For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

When the Lord brings A trial our way, it is to cleanse us, and refine us.

 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for…

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3 thoughts on “Verse of the day ~Chastisment~

  1. Hi Maria-

    A penny’s worth.

    Years ago I was doing a word study on chastisement and discovered something interesting. There is a modern usage, and in some dictionaries, that promotes the idea that chastisement is punitive. Period. ‘Punishment rendered’

    Yet, the old Websters explains what you focus on here: Chastisement is punishment yes, but with a view to something else. It is the intention to ‘bring one back..’ and you exemplified this truth. I love the idea too about the heat and the metal. But the word in Hebrews, ‘chastisement,’ is avoided in so many other books…………

    God’s word is always light years ahead, even in simple meanings of words. 🙂

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    • Hi! is it possible that the modern usage focuses on chastisement as “punitive” because our modern mindset refuses correction of any kind? It seems blind to the benefits of chastisement in needed change, probably because it feels no change is needed.
      I found this post just what I needed on this day – it’s from Trinity Productions.
      Lord bless you, Jack!


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