You’re not too far… The Tears of the Righteous (Charles Lawson) You are NEVER alone. This is just one example but there have been so many times that I have tried to get away with something that everyone else gets away with and I have gotten caught and punished for it, but not them. Let’s not take that mercy and compassion for granted but go forth determined to fulfill His purpose for us that He might rejoice over us to do good. The Lord sees fit to chasten his people, Mosiah 23:21–22. When my son spent over $1k of my money on Xbox games behind my back (click here to read that blog) I needed to issue out punishment so that he does not continue to do the same thing. Don’t worry it is not like God is your enemy but rather explains why God disciplines you and the consequences of that. God is a good Father. 11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: 12 For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. But I wanted to keep my job. I was slacking off, playing around, and taking a really long lunch. For Jeremiah to purchase a piece of property when it must have seemed like the whole world was coming to an end, was illogical and unconventional. God chastens those whom He loves. But we know just from reading the Bible that God has his favorites. God corrects those whom he loves after the same manner as a father corrects ("correcteth" has to be understood from the first hemistich) the son whom he loves. It is in those moments that you learn to depend fully on God no matter what. For what children are not disciplined by their father? About Me; Bipolar Resources; Here’s Hope; Need Prayers? Hebrews 12:7-8. Torah Portion: Vayechi (B’reshiyt 47:28 – 50:26). Also, check out my blog on how God disciplined the Israelites due to their own complaining. Before I continue I also want you to check out my video on what it means exactly to glory in your suffering so you can get a better understanding on what I mean. And don’t forget to subscribe to my channel by clicking here. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Before we get into it I want you to watch my video on why God turns his hand against you. God told me that as His child He was holding me to a higher standard. And I know that as long as I am doing what I am supposed to do, meaning that I am not going against God and just acting a fool I know that God will give me what I want. In our hearts we know that it’s in our best interests even though it doesn’t seem that way as we’re being chastened. 10 Tevet — He Chastens Those He Loves | Published on: Dec 25, 2020 | | 0 comments. Required fields are marked *. Psalm 19:14. “For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.”. If God is not punishing you for the things that you are doing wrong then you should be worried. AND even while you are going through your punishment God is still there with you. Luke 17:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. Hebrews 12:6, ESV: "For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”" Hebrews 12:6, KJV: "For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth." 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be … If God is not punishing you for the things that you are doing wrong then you should be worried. American King James Version For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives. God Disciplines His Sons 4 You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin. O send out thy light and thy truth, that they may lead me, and bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy dwelling. It seems like an oxymoron doesn’t it? ©2018 Shoreshim Ministries. Their punishment wasn’t because He was against them, but because He was for them. I remember when I screwed up on my job. If you know someone who may want to read this post then be sure to share it with them. The Bible clearly states that God chastises those He loves. Except the Lord chasten his people, they will not remember him, Hel. “Behold, I will gather them out of all countries where I have driven them…I will bring them back to this place, and I will cause them to dwell safely. I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. And all God is requiring of me is to do my part. As a loving Father, after administering this discipline, He then takes His child into his arms, hugs them and tell them that He loves them. But now that I am out of it, it has made me so much stronger! You are welcome I am glad that it helped you. All of us can testify to the fact that, in spite of our mistakes and the consequences of our poor choices, we can see how the Father was long-suffering, compassionate and merciful to us. He wants to chastise you so you do not repeat the same mistakes that you have been doing. Hebrews 12:6 "For whom the Lord loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." If I did not punish him he would continue to steal my money and when he grows up he would steal other people’s money because he was never taught by me (his mother) that it was wrong. 5 And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to children, My son, despise not you the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when you are rebuked of him: 6 For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives. Let’s learn from those mistakes and purpose within our hearts to walk in His will. For the Lord disciplines those He loves, and punishes every child He accepts." Soon I lost my job because the company went out of business. HE tells us in HIS WORD, that the little foxes spoil the vine!!! Enter your email to subscribe to this blog, receive newsletters, and to receive new posts by email. King James Version (KJV) < Previous Verse. I wrote about this in my blog when I compared God’s love to a motherly type of love (click here to read). 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