Acceptance, Of Instruction
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Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life.
See how happy the man is God corrects;
so do not reject the discipline of the Almighty.
“If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn’t listen to them even after they discipline him,
Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son,
and do not loathe His discipline; for the Lord disciplines the one He loves,
just as a father, the son he delights in.
And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him, for the Lord disciplines the one He loves
and punishes every son He receives. Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline?
Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”
And He said, “Abba, Father! All things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me. Nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will.”
“Father, if You are willing, take this cup away from Me—nevertheless, not My will, but Yours, be done.”
“You speak as a foolish woman speaks,” he told her. “Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?” Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.
I delight to do Your will, my God;
Your instruction lives within me.”
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
- Not My Will But God's
- Prayer, As A Relationship With God
- Punishment, By God
- Relationship Of Father And Son