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Discipline for a Desirable End

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Tom Ascol:

For many people today, however, discipline is a dirty word. They view the whole idea in a negative, restrictive light that is associated with thoughts of punishment, pain, hardship, and deprivation. While these realities may in some ways be involved, all true discipline is never an end in itself. It is always a means to a desirable end. As Hebrews 12:11 explains, “For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.”

Read more: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/discipline-home/

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