Tag Archives: Hebrews 12:6

WHY SUFFER? – #8 Punishment

I am not prepared to make judgments about who, how, why God punishes in the present day.  But I think I have some sound opinions and advice about such a matter. So let me tell you some personal stories. We … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? – #7 Chastens/Punishes

According to Hebrews 12:6 “because the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”   Punishment (chastisement) occurs as a disciplining measure resulting from misbehavior.  A father punishes his son for disobedience or rebellion.  … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? – #6 Discipline – The “Tire” Test

  “I guess we’ll have to try that test again,” God said. I think I remember the preacher who said that, but he was not important.  What was important was that statement.  It has stuck with me. In one of … Continue reading

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