Hebrews 12:11

1. Pain is a GIFT
2. Pain is for our GOOD
3. Pain is leading us to a GOAL

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.


Discipline + Desire =Devotion

Discipline leads to devotion because discipline feeds desire.

Hebrews 5:8-9
Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. 9 And beingmade perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,

James 1:2-3
Count it all joy, my brothers,] when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Trials, Testing, Triumph