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Discipline

Discipline

Others get to decide how I will come to them. It is their actions that determine that. Will I come as disciplinarian? Friend?

My job is to love. That love could come in the form of “tough love”. Everything I do should be in the motivation of love. I discipline my children out of my love for them. If I don’t, I turn them away from God. God is love.

It is other peoples choice how I approach them.  May they make the right decision. May I respond in love.

So how should I prepare to come to you? As a severe disciplinarian who makes you toe the mark? Or as a good friend and counselor who wants to share heart-to-heart with you? You decide.

~Apostle Paul

1 Corinthians 4:21