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Real Discipline

Discipline is an important subject which is misunderstood many times. We see people take different extreme positions when it come to this subject. Some people just don’t like it since they think that discipline and love of God are incompatible. Look at what the Bible says about this matter.
“For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child." (Heb. 12:6, NLT) 
So one thing is sure that love of God and discipline are not two opposite ideas. When it comes to dealing with our children and discipline, the Bible says that, “If you love your children, you will be prompt to discipline them.” (Proverbs 13:24). Regarding discipline we have to make sure that we understand why we need to discipline someone. It is not what we do to the person but we do it for the person  and for their own good.  
“The parent must convince himself that discipline is not something he does to the child; it is something he does for the child.”— James C. Dobson
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