From Pastor Perry

07/04/2018 (Happy 4th of July!)

Hebrews 12:3–17 (ESV)

Do Not Grow Weary

Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons?

       “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord,

nor be weary when reproved by him.

   For the Lord disciplines the one he loves,

and chastises every son whom he receives.”

 

Martin Luther writes: “If so many judgments, pains, deaths, martyrdoms, crosses, swords, fires, and beasts, with which the saints are chastised, are fatherly rods and loving chastisements, what will be the wrath of the Judge over the ungodly?… And if His judgment begins at the house of God, what will be the end of those who do not believe the Gospel?” (AE 11:467–68).[1]

 

I pray: O Lord, help me to endure your discipline on me with courage and open eyes, to see that you are reshaping me into your will.  Amen.



[1] Edward A. Engelbrecht, The Lutheran Study Bible (St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2009), 2125.

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