Hebrews 12:5-8 NIV

5 And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart1 when he rebukes you,

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      6 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,2 and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son."a3

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      7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons.4 For what son is not disciplined by his father?

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      8 If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline),5 then you are illegitimate children and not true sons.

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