The pain of discipline is sweeter than the pain of regret. To be broken and chastised by the Lord is better than to be broken and chastised by the world. God corrects those that He loves and we can trust His heart that we’ll be better for it.
Pain serves a greater purpose beyond just reminding us of what we did wrong — it directs us to where we should be. Suffering in God’s eyes is about what the pain is being used to position us for, leading us to, more than it is about what we’re going through in the moment; because God always operates