by Mike Baer
Proverbs 3:12 ESV
"for the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights."
When your Mommies grew up they both told me that they knew Nana and I loved them more than their friends parents loved their children. I asked why they felt that way and they replied, "Because you wouldn't let us do whatever we wanted." They were right. Loving someone doesn't mean you let them do what they want; it means you guide them to do what is right and best. Your Mommy and Daddy love you the same way. That's why they teach and correct and encourage you to do the best things. Now where did we learn this? From God. God does exactly that to all He loves.
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