is Proof of Salvation
Friday, April 04, 2014
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* The Father corrects
* Chastisement vs
corrects His sons
Heb 12:5 "And ye have forgotten the
exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son,
despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art
rebuked of him:"
Heb 12:6 "For whom the Lord loveth he
chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth."
Heb 12:7 "If ye endure chastening, God dealeth
with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth
Heb 12:8 "But if ye be without chastisement,
whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons."
Heb 12:9 "Furthermore we have had fathers of
our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we
not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and
Heb 12:10 "For they verily for a few days
chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that
we might be partakers of his holiness."
Heb 12:11 "Now no chastening for the present
seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it
yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are
God chastises his family to correct bad behavior (sin), never to
punish. Chastisement is always before one dies.
Punishment is for those who are not
saved (God is
not their Father, verse 8, above) and it is always after death.
Chastisement is proof of salvation. It is for sin in the life
saved individuals. So, when a
saved person is chastised, he
or she is assured of their salvation.
G. Steven Andres
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