Submitting to the Discipline of God 

Hebrews 12:1-13

Each person has a different experience with his or her earthly father.  Some father’s are great and some are not, but we all have a father in God.

Jesus Is God’s Son

  • John 8:28-29 -Jesus talks about his close relationship with God the Father. He is God’s son.  He and God worked together on the great mission of salvation.
  • Heb. 1:5-6 -Jesus is God’s son.  This was God’s will.
  • Heb. 2:9-18 – When Jesus came to the earth as son, we were able to have the same relationship with God.  He made us children in God’s family.
  • Heb. 5:5-8 – Jesus learned obedience from the things he suffered.  May we love him for the sacrifices he made for us.

Setting Our eyes on Jesus

Hebrews 12:1-3

  • Col. 3:1-3-Jesus is our focus so that we can successfully complete what is before us.           Jesus is running the race before us and showing the way.
  •  Acts 18:9-10-Jesus is our inspiration.  Paul was assured in his difficult situation. 
  • 1 Peter 2:21-23 -Jesus is our example.  Watch Jesus in his adversity.

We are Children of God

Heb. 12:4-13

  • 1 John 4:16-18  – God is always motivated by love.  God’s discipline always has love behind it.   Jesus never gave up on God.  To build up physically, emotionally, and spiritually we must have challenges. 
  • 1 Peter  1:17-We must respect God.  Trust him.  He knows what he is doing.
  • James  3:18 -Training results in the peaceful fruit of righteousness

—Robert Lee, 6-15-08, a.m.

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