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Chastisement and Trials in the Believer's Life


1. God ___________ His children when they commit sin because He loves them. *

For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
(Hebrews 12:6)

If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments; Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
(Psalms 89:30-32)

2. God ________ to love His children when they disobey Him. *

Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
(Psalms 89:33)

3. God's children should have ____________ when being chastened by God. *

Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
(Hebrews 12:9)

4. The result of the affliction of the psalmist is ... *

Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.
(Psalms 119:67)

5. Righteous people also do experience affliction.

Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.
(Psalms 34:19)

6. God allows affliction of faithful christians as _________. *

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
(1 Peter 1:7)

7. The attitude of Christians in times of trials should be... *

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. (1 Peter 4:12-13)

8. The trait produced in the life of a joyful Christian is... *

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
(James 1:3)

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
(Romans 5:3)

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