Chastening of the Lord
Chastening of the Lord.
Proverbs 3:11-12 & Hebrews 12:5-11
I. The Principal Laid out in the O.T.
God loves those whom He corrects.
II. The Principal Expounded Upon in the N.T.
A. The legitimacy of chastening. Vs.6-8
Correction proves the legitimacy of the relationship.
B. The purpose of chastening.
Refining us like pure gold.
1. To share in His holiness. Vs.10b
2. To yield the peaceable fruit of righteousness. Vs.11