Tag: discipline

Sticks and stones

Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark….

Detouring around treacherous roads

But Uriah slept at the entrance to the palace with all his master’s servants and did not go down to his house. -2 Samuel 11:9 (NIV) Sometimes, when…

Recognizing fathers

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him. -Psalm 103:13 (NIV) Train up a child in the way…

Productive suffering

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just…

Think before you speak

But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words…

Walking the tightrope

But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. -Matthew 7:14 Whether you turn to the right or…

Free will: Reaping and sowing

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. -Galatians 6:7 If a thing is free to be good it is also free…