TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD | HEBREWS 12-13

Discipline​—Evidence of Jehovah’s Love

Discipline​—Evidence of Jehovah’s Love

12:5-7, 11

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