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Christian Suffering is God’s Discipline
Hebrews 12.4-11

Western society is in a turmoil these days about discipline. We have become very aware of the dangers of physical violence at every level. What happens when a child grows up knowing only that authority belongs to the person who can hit the hardest and hurt the most? Such children may very well translate that into their own lives by becoming determined to be the toughest kid in the gang, the one who can get power by being the most violent. Or it may come out in other ways, as people try to bribe or cheat to get around the law of the jungle. We have seen so much of all this that many people now feel it is wrong to discipline children at all, especially in physical ways...

Taken from Hebrews for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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