Correction

There is a great difference between telling someone what they are doing wrong or offering correction. The biggest difference is love. In 1 Corinthians, 4:14-15, we read: “I’m not writing this to embarrass you or to shame you, but to correct you as the children I love.For although you could have countless babysitters in Christ … Continue reading Correction

Joyfully Disciplined

As I have aged, I realized the great blessing of being disciplined. When younger, the word discipline was a cruel one we tried to avoid. No one likes discipline. We do not usually request or desire discipline. Discipline is punishing someone to correct poor behavior or disobedience. Discipline trains people to be obedient people. The … Continue reading Joyfully Disciplined

God’s Refining Discipline

Proverbs 10:17 says, “Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray” (ESV). Another translation speaks about the one who “heeds discipline” as opposed to the one who “ignores correction.” This verse basically says two things: The person who accepts discipline (correction) will be on the path … Continue reading God’s Refining Discipline