I just made a mistake. Again. Sometimes I feel like I make more mistakes than I get things right. I just thank God I am willing to be corrected. I am even more thankful that I understand the Lord corrects me because He loves me. He loves me so much that He does not want me to keep messing up. He loves me so much that He wants me to get things right so I can live the abundant life He created me to have. He also wants me to get things right so I can love and serve Him the way that He desires. I love the Lord so much that I see His correction as a gift. His chastening is my opportunity to come to Him with skinned knees, a bruised heart, a dirty face – and to confess my faults to Him so He can clean me up like a child. I am a child. I am His.
Job 5:17 “Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty…”
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