Discipline refers to chastisement, correction, instruction, and education. Just as a loving father disciplines his children, Jehovah disciplines us. We receive discipline by means of . . .
Bible reading, personal study, meeting attendance, and meditation
Counsel or correction from a fellow believer
The consequences of our mistakes
Judicial reproof or disfellowshipping
Trials or persecution that Jehovah allows.—w15 9/15 21 ¶13; it-1 629