Today as we get closer to Resurrection Sunday, the more excitement and momentum I feel… As we travel on this journey, today we are praying about “DISCIPLINE”… Most of the time when we hear to word discipline we automatically turn toward the negative side of the word… In the bible, discipline was used for those that Jesus loved dearly…Proverbs 29:15 says: The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother…. Proverbs 22:15~15Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
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“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4 ESV)
“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12 ESV)
She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. (Proverbs 31:26 ESV)
“While society relates discipline to an uncontrolled use of physical punishment, Biblical discipline involves love, the heart, and God’s Word. Because God is concerned with the issues of the heart, biblical discipline involves much more than outward behavior. Biblical discipline gets to the heart of the problem. After all, if you can reach the heart, the behavior will take care of itself. In order for us to reach the hearts of our children we must realize that there is far more to parenting than getting our children to act right. We have to get them to think right and to be motivated out of a love of virtue rather than a fear of punishment. We do this by training them in righteousness. Righteous training can only come from the Word of God.” (Don’t Make Me Count to Three!)
Bible Verses aboutDiscipline
Hebrews 12:11 ESV / 65 helpful votes
For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
Proverbs 20:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread.
Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes
Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.
Hebrews 12:5-6 ESV / 16 helpful votes
And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”
Hebrews 13:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
Proverbs 6:23 ESV / 13 helpful votes
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life,
Proverbs 29:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes
The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.
Proverbs 22:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.
Hebrews 10:10-18 ESV / 9 helpful votes
And by that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest stands daily at his service, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God, waiting from that time until his enemies should be made a footstool for his feet. For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified. …
Proverbs 12:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.
Proverbs 13:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes
A wise son hears his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
Proverbs 29:17 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.
Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
1 Corinthians 9:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes
But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.
Judges 21:5-12 ESV / 6 helpful votes
And the people of Israel said, “Which of all the tribes of Israel did not come up in the assembly to the Lord?” For they had taken a great oath concerning him who did not come up to the Lord to Mizpah, saying, “He shall surely be put to death.” And the people of Israel had compassion for Benjamin their brother and said, “One tribe is cut off from Israel this day. What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the Lord that we will not give them any of our daughters for wives?” And they said, “What one is there of the tribes of Israel that did not come up to the Lord to Mizpah?” And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead, to the assembly. For when the people were mustered, behold, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead was there. …
Joshua 7:10-26 ESV / 6 helpful votes
The Lord said to Joshua, “Get up! Why have you fallen on your face? Israel has sinned; they have transgressed my covenant that I commanded them; they have taken some of the devoted things; they have stolen and lied and put them among their own belongings. Therefore the people of Israel cannot stand before their enemies. They turn their backs before their enemies, because they have become devoted for destruction. I will be with you no more, unless you destroy the devoted things from among you. Get up! Consecrate the people and say, ‘Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow; for thus says the Lord, God of Israel, “There are devoted things in your midst, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the devoted things from among you.” In the morning therefore you shall be brought near by your tribes. And the tribe that the Lord takes by lot shall come near by clans. And the clan that the Lord takes shall come near by households. And the household that the Lord takes shall come near man by man. …
Hebrews 12:5-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes
And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.” It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Besides this, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we respected them. Shall we not much more be subject to the Father of spirits and live? …
Isaiah 53:1-12 ESV / 5 helpful votes
Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. …
Proverbs 23:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.
Hebrews 12:1-29 ESV / 4 helpful votes
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. …
Psalm 127:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
Psalm 94:12-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O Lord, and whom you teach out of your law, to give him rest from days of trouble, until a pit is dug for the wicked. For the Lord will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage;
Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.
Revelation 21:1-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” …
Titus 1:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes
But hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.
Posted by: Minister Evelyn Diane Thomas, WIFI Ministries
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