Acceptance, Of Instruction
Most Relevant Verses
Listen to advice and accept discipline, and you'll be wise for the rest of your life.
"Indeed, how blessed is the person whom God reproves! So never disrespect the discipline of the Almighty,
"If a man has a stubborn son who does not obey his parents, and although they try to discipline him, he still refuses to pay attention to them,
My son, do not reject the LORD's discipline, and do not despise his correction, because the LORD corrects the person he loves, just as a father corrects the son he delights in.
You have forgotten the encouragement that is addressed to you as sons: "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline or give up when you are corrected by him. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he punishes every son he accepts." What you endure disciplines you: God is treating you as sons. Is there a son whom his father does not discipline?
Going on a little farther, he fell on his face and prayed, "O my Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."
He kept repeating, "Abba! Father! All things are possible for you. Take this cup away from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."
"Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me. Yet not my will but yours be done."
But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.
I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
- Not My Will But God's
- Prayer, As A Relationship With God
- Punishment, By God
- Relationship Of Father And Son