Discipline teaches us to live by principle not desire. Saying no to our impulses puts us in control of our selves. It removes lust and permits truth, virtue, and integrity to rule our minds instead.


Lack of discipline is a lazy selfish act of teaching selfishness.
Lack of discipline, is a generational problem. Parents unaware and unprepared because of their  own lack of discipline as a child. But a desire to help their children live a better life. Did you lack discipline as a child? Do you want to see your child suffer.
You can stop it here!! Lack of discipline is actually an act of "teaching" the child absolute selfishness.
And is a most lazy selfish act by the parent. It begins generations of suffering. With no return path to Jesus.
It teaches the child pride in it's mistakes, and will hate correction.
Proverbs 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go.  when he is old he will not depart from it.   

  The scriptures do provide an allowance for corporal punishment, such as "spanking," they actually mandate such discipline. The Bible says, "Don't fail to correct your children; discipline won't hurt them! They won't die if you use a stick on them!
Punishment will keep them out of hell"
  We're not suggesting that parents should somehow abuse their children or beat them to a pulp. But moderate spanking on their bottom with some infliction of discomfort, has been, and will always be a vital means of correcting children. It was a significant mistake to ever remove it from our public school system. The lack of discipline is one of the greatest problems in today's school rooms, and has contributed to a general disregard of authority and chaos in our land. The statistics show that the abundance of crime in our nation is largely a result of the lack of loving parental models and effective discipline in the home.
  Why is there no discipline in the home and classroom? Largely because of a growing, Godless humanistic philosophy that
denies the substance of absolute values and morality. Also, the sad reality of child abuse by dysfunctional parents has caused
society to overreact toward all corporal punishment, fearing the extremities of abuse or the backlash of lawsuits.
Will discipline solve all problems with kids? No! The child must also know a parent's love and affection, and must have a good role model to imitate. But don't be misled,
withholding discipline from children is not an act of love for them -- rather, it is an act of love for ourselves, protecting our emotions from the fear of rejection by our child -- or simply not caring about their
future outcome. If we love our children we will undergo the ordeal of disciplining them. As the Bible says,

"If you refuse to discipline your son, it proves you don't love him; for if you love him,
you will be prompt to punish him"   (Prov. 13:24)          Dale A. Robbins

"True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline."

Children are not taught today, about love and the Holy Spirit. That God loves them, and they can talk to God.
Amazing, children do talk to God and God answers them often. But they are taught that they are not hearing God!!
Luke 18:16 But Jesus said, Allow little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

We see at least one mass murder a week now. Little boys with no discipline, no love no God.
Filled with hate, looking for love. Trying to get attention, the only way he knows. 

Tough love is tough to give, but it is a necessity of life and assurance of positive growth. T.F. Hodge,

   Discipline is not only good for children, it is necessary for their happiness and well-being. Discipline is as vital for healthy child development as nutritious food, physical and cognitive exercises, love, and other basic needs. Without discipline,
children lack the tools necessary to navigate relationships and challenges in life such as self-discipline, respect for others,
and the ability to cooperate with peers.
   Contrary to what some parents may mistakenly believe, children who are not regularly disciplined are not happy. In fact, failure to discipline children often results in kids who are unhappy, angry, and even resentful. To those around him, a child who is not disciplined will be unpleasant company, and a child without discipline may find it difficult to make friends. 
For school-age children, in particular, learning how to manage their own behavior and regulate their negative impulses is
particularly crucial. As elementary-school-age children head into adolescence and the turbulence of the teenage years, they will be much more likely to successfully navigate challenges and temptations if they have the tools to discipline themselves.

A life without giving love is a life without receiving love.

God is the source of all true love, we must increase our capacity to receive God's love to be better able to give it.

  Proverbs 6:23 "The commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light,
and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life." 
You cannot separate love from discipline because discipline is evidence of love.

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