Deuteronomy 8:5
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New Living Translation
Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the LORD your God disciplines you for your own good.

King James Bible
Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And know in thy heart that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee;

World English Bible
You shall consider in your heart that as a man chastens his son, so Yahweh your God chastens you.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast known, with thy heart, that as a man chastiseth his son Jehovah thy God is chastising thee,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:5 As a man chastiseth his son - That is, unwillingly, being constrained by necessity; moderately, in judgment remembering mercy; and for thy reformation not thy destruction.

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The Temptation of Christ
Matthew 4:1-11 -- "Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungered. And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Why all Things Work for Good
1. The grand reason why all things work for good, is the near and dear interest which God has in His people. The Lord has made a covenant with them. "They shall be my people, and I will be their God" (Jer. xxxii. 38). By virtue of this compact, all things do, and must work, for good to them. "I am God, even thy God" (Psalm l. 7). This word, Thy God,' is the sweetest word in the Bible, it implies the best relations; and it is impossible there should be these relations between God and His people, and
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

"Destroyed for Lack of Knowledge"
God's favor toward Israel had always been conditional on their obedience. At the foot of Sinai they had entered into covenant relationship with Him as His "peculiar treasure. . . above all people." Solemnly they had promised to follow in the path of obedience. "All that the Lord hath spoken we will do," they had said. Exodus 19:5, 8. And when, a few days afterward, God's law was spoken from Sinai, and additional instruction in the form of statutes and judgments was communicated through Moses, the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners:
A BRIEF AND FAITHFUL RELATION OF THE EXCEEDING MERCY OF GOD IN CHRIST TO HIS POOR SERVANT, JOHN BUNYAN; WHEREIN IS PARTICULARLY SHOWED THE MANNER OF HIS CONVERSION, HIS SIGHT AND TROUBLE FOR SIN, HIS DREADFUL TEMPTATIONS, ALSO HOW HE DESPAIRED OF GOD'S MERCY, AND HOW THE LORD AT LENGTH THROUGH CHRIST DID DELIVER HIM FROM ALL THE GUILT AND TERROR THAT LAY UPON HIM. Whereunto is added a brief relation of his call to the work of the ministry, of his temptations therein, as also what he hath met with
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Hebrews 12:6
For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child."

Hebrews 12:7
As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father?

Revelation 3:19
I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.

Deuteronomy 4:36
He let you hear his voice from heaven so he could instruct you. He let you see his great fire here on earth so he could speak to you from it.

Deuteronomy 8:6
"So obey the commands of the LORD your God by walking in his ways and fearing him.

2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he will be my son. If he sins, I will correct and discipline him with the rod, like any father would do.

Psalm 94:12
Joyful are those you discipline, LORD, those you teach with your instructions.

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