The fourth condition for receiving God's direction in life is to submit to God's correction. Discipline is a part of God's plan to help his sons and daughters mature in godly character. God chastens is, not as a judge punishes a criminal, but as a parent disciplines a child. He acts in love and His purpose is that we might " be partakers pf His holiness." Chastening or discipline is not fun. But God is more interest in our holiness than our happiness.
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