The Bible tells us that discipline is the way that God as a loving heavenly father challenges and corrects us to help us grow in him.
“For the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child” (Hebrews 12:6).
The apostle Paul talks about the need for self discipline as we seek to grow He likens it to an athlete preparing to compete.
“24 Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! 25 All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. 26 So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing. 27 I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.” (1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
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