Hebrews 12: 7-13….More thoughts on discipline

It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Besides this, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined usContinue reading “Hebrews 12: 7-13….More thoughts on discipline”

Hebrews 12: 3-7….Consider deeply.

Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons?“My son, do not regard lightly the discipline ofContinue reading “Hebrews 12: 3-7….Consider deeply.”

1 Samuel 2: 1-11… Hannah’s Prayer

And Hannah prayed and said,“My heart exults in the LORD;my horn is exalted in the LORD.My mouth derides my enemies,because I rejoice in your salvation.“There is none holy like the LORD:for there is none besides you;there is no rock like our God.Talk no more so very proudly,let not arrogance come from your mouth;for the LORDContinue reading “1 Samuel 2: 1-11… Hannah’s Prayer”

Proverbs 31; 10-31… IS THIS WRITTEN BY A MAN OR A WOMAN?

This is the last of the proverbs so we’ll start both another New and Old Testament book after this. A prophet from the OT and the book of Hebrews in the new NT. 10. An excellent wife who can find?She is far more precious than jewels.The heart of her husband trusts in her,and he willContinue reading “Proverbs 31; 10-31… IS THIS WRITTEN BY A MAN OR A WOMAN?”

Proverbs 31: 1-9…. A mother’s advice.

1. The words of King Lemuel. An oracle that his mother taught him:2. What are you doing, my son? What are you doing, son of my womb? What are you doing, son of my vows?3.Do not give your strength to women,your ways to those who destroy kings.4. It is not for kings, O Lemuel,it isContinue reading “Proverbs 31: 1-9…. A mother’s advice.”

Proverbs 29: 15-27 … The proverbs listed under Solomon’s name.

15. The rod and reproof give wisdom,but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.16. When the wicked increase, transgression increases,but the righteous will look upon their downfall.17. Discipline your son, and he will give you rest;he will give delight to your heart.18, Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast offContinue reading “Proverbs 29: 15-27 … The proverbs listed under Solomon’s name.”