Loving Discipline

Feb 3, 2019 by: Dale Thiele | Series: Hebrews: The Greatness of Christ Scripture: Hebrews 12:3-11 Tags: discipline, punishment, be subject

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

Hebrews: The Greatness of Christ

Loving Discipline


  • The Necessity of Discipline
  • Our Response to Discipline
  • The Benefits of Discipline  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read Hebrews 12:3-11. In this passage, what is discipline? Is it more than punishment? Explain.
  2. How did your parents “discipline” you growing up? In what ways did this discipline benefit you?
  3. Why would God discipline the one he loves? How can love cause pain?
  4. According to verses 10-11, what are the benefits of the discipline of the Lord? How can these benefits motivate you to “be subject” to the Father?  

Memory Verse of the Week:

Hebrews 12:11 For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. (ESV)