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Psalm 119:75

I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us; while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen, for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Deuteronomy 8:1-5

And know in thine heart, that as a man chastens his son, so the LORD thy God chastens thee. Take care to do all the commandments which I command thee this day that ye may live and be multiplied and enter in and inherit the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers. And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not. read more.
And he afflicted thee and caused thee to hunger and sustained thee with manna, food of which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD shall man live. Thy raiment never waxed old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

2 Samuel 7:14

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the stripes of the sons of men;

Deuteronomy 11:2-7

And know ye this day; for I speak not with your children who have not known and who have not seen the chastisement of the LORD your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his outstretched arm, and his miracles and his acts, which he did in the midst of Egypt unto Pharaoh, the king of Egypt and unto all his land, and what he did unto the army of Egypt, unto their horses and to their chariots, how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you and how the LORD has destroyed them unto this day, read more.
and what he did with you in the wilderness until ye came into this place, and what he did unto Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben: how the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up and their households and their tents and all the substance that was in their possession in the midst of all Israel; but your eyes have seen all the great acts of the LORD which he did.

Job 5:17-18

Behold, blessed is the man whom God chastens; therefore, do not despise not the correction of the Almighty. For he makes sore, and binds up; he wounds, and his hands make whole.

Hebrews 12:11

It is true that no chastening at present seems to be cause for joy, but rather for grief; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto those who are exercised by it.

Isaiah 48:17

Thus has the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel said: I am the LORD thy God who teaches thee to profit, who causes thee to walk by the way in which thou dost walk.

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the consolation which speaks unto you as unto sons, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art reproved of him:

2 Corinthians 7:8

For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent; for I perceive that the same epistle has made you sorry, though it were but for a season.

2 Corinthians 12:7-10

And lest the greatness of the revelations should exalt me above measure, there is given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord three times that it might be taken from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather glory in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may dwell in me. read more.
Therefore I am content in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake, for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of the heavens he made thee to hear his voice that he might instruct thee, and upon earth he showed thee his great fire, and thou hast heard his words out of the midst of the fire.

2 Corinthians 13:2

I told you before and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now, I write to those who until now have sinned and to all others that, if I come again, I will not spare,

2 Thessalonians 3:15

Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Matthew 18:15

Therefore if thy brother shall sin against thee, go and reprove him between thee and him alone; if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

1 Peter 1:6-7

In which ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are afflicted in diverse temptations, that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold (which perishes, nevertheless it is tried with fire), might be found unto praise and glory and honour when Jesus, the Christ, is made manifest;

Isaiah 8:11

For the LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live temperately, righteously, and godly in this present world;

1 Corinthians 5:1-7

It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. And ye are puffed up and have not rather mourned, that he that has done this deed might be taken away from among you. For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, him that has so done this deed. read more.
In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, let such a one be delivered unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus. Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ, our passover, is sacrificed for us;

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And if anyone does not hearken unto our word by this epistle, note that one and do not join with him, that he may be ashamed.

Leviticus 26:18

And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.

2 Corinthians 2:6

Sufficient to such a one is this reprehension, which was inflicted of many.

Psalm 73:14

and been plagued all day long and chastened every morning:

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and magnificent in works: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men to give unto each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings;

Matthew 18:16

But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

Hosea 5:2

And in killing sacrifices ye have descended into the depths; therefore, I shall be the correction of them all.

1 Timothy 5:19

Against an elder do not receive an accusation, unless there are two or three witnesses.

Hosea 7:15-16

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet they imagine evil against me. They returned, but not to the most High; they were like a deceitful bow; their princes fell by the sword for the arrogance of their tongue; this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

1 Corinthians 11:32

But being judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.

Hebrews 12:8

But if ye are without chastisement, of which all the sons are partakers, then ye are bastards, and not sons.

Proverbs 1:2-3

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words; to receive the chastening of prudence, justice, judgment, and equity;

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