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Hebrews 12:11 NIV
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
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Hebrews 12:11 Related Devotionals
Every Branch In Me That Does Not Bear Fruit He Takes Away. by Samuel Bagster
He is like a refiner’s fire and like launderers’ soap. He will sit as a refiner and a purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer to... read more...
Grow To Share by Miles Stanford
For they disciplined us only a short time, as it seemed proper to them; but He does it for our good, in order that we may share His holy character" (Heb. 12:10, Wms.). It is only natural to feel... read more...
Trusted Trainer by Miles Stanford
He knoweth the way that I take; when He hath tested me, I shall come forth as gold" (Job 23:10). In every field, whether the arts, industry, sports, or the Christian life and service in... read more...
"Love Never Faileth" by Miles Stanford
And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God" (Eph 3:19). God led the children of Israel into the desert with its thirst, that He... read more...
Victorious Vinedresser by Miles Stanford
No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them who are exercised by it" (Heb. 12:11). Vision:... read more...
[Be] Patient In Tribulation. by Samuel Bagster
It is the Lord. Let Him do what seems good to Him. § For though I were righteous, I could not answer Him; I would beg mercy of my Judge. § The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the... read more...
Whom The Lord Loves He Corrects. by Samuel Bagster
Now see that I, even I, am He, and there is no God besides Me; I kill and I make alive; I wound and I heal; nor is there any who can deliver from My hand. § I know the thoughts that I think toward... read more...
Chastening = Child-training by Miles Stanford
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous" (Heb. 12:11a).Our Father chastens us "for our own profit, that we might be partakers of His holiness" (Heb. 12:10). We are not chastened... read more...
Hand-hewn by Miles Stanford
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous" (Heb. 10:11a).You will be prepared, but never pierced, by the nail-pierced Hand."Sufferings are for chastening (child-training).... read more...
Now For A Little While . . . You Have Been Grieved By Various Trials. by Samuel Bagster
Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that... read more...
Indeed We Count Them Blessed Who Endure. by Samuel Bagster
We … glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out... read more...
There Is Hope For A Tree, If It Is Cut Down, That It Will Sprout Again, And That Its Tender Shoots Will Not Cease. by Samuel Bagster
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