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Hebrews 12:5-8

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 5 And you have forgotten the exhortation that speaks to you as to children, "My son, do not despise the chastening [training and discipline] of the Lord, neather be weary of his correction by him.

 6 For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and He scourges every son whom he accepts."4 [The pain of a wound cleanses away evil, so do stripes purge the inward parts [including the heart] of man, Pro 20:30.]

 7 Endure your trials with suffering as a discipline [not punishment, but training from God to improve your virtue]; God deals with you as with sons, for what son is there whom the father does not discipline? [We are fallen men, slaves to sin, who must must be cleansed of sin through the inward cross of self-denial, which includes trials with suffering to be rid of sin. Your faith is tested through trials: is it strong enough to last through trials with suffering, or do you become offended and cease seeking God as your first priority? Trials and tribulations do not occur until the Lord judges your faith strong enough to withstand the hardships of suffering.]

 8 But if you are without discipline, of which all [true sons of God] must share, then you are illegitimate,5 and not sons. [He who has suffered in the flesh has finished with sin. So that you should not live the rest of your time in the flesh in the lusts of men, but [live according] to the will of God. 1 Pet 4:1-2.]

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Revelation 3:19

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 19 As many as I love, I chastise [reprove, discipline]. Be zealous therefore, and repent. ["Awake to righteousness, and do not sin; for some do not have the knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame." 1 Cor 15:34]

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