Repeatedly, the Bible commands us to treat children with the utmost respect and care. This requires that we understand that what they truly deserve and desire from us is right training. Proverbs 22:6 lays out the 4 non-negotiables in this process.
What a wonderful example to of all of us when we hit rock bottom in life. We should turn to the living God in prayer. He promises to deliver us no matter where we are caught.
Jonah did not realize that his disobedience was not only going to affect his life but also the lives of others. Disobedience has consequences, sometimes long lasting. It is so much better to turn to our Heavenly Father when He calls our name the first time. It is also worth remembering that when God catches up with us He disciplines us. There is a world of difference between discipline and punishment. Discipline is to correct us and restore us. Praise God that He does not cast us away.
THERE’S ONLY ONE WHO WILL DISCIPLINE AND DELIVER People, when they are going through a difficult time, will say something like “maybe God is punishing me for all the bad I have done” or “I’m getting what I deserve.” Listen carefully: God never punishes His children. He disciplines them. There is a big difference between... Continue Reading →