hebrews 12:11 greek

(Studies in Hebrews). The Greek word (gymnazo; we get gymnasium from it) indicates physical training or exercise. She said that for a long time she used to have a great deal of pleasure in watching a bird that came to make its nest near her window. Darby's English Translation 12:11 But no chastening at the time seems to be matter of joy, but of grief; but afterwards yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it. First, as we have seen (Heb 12:1-note), an athlete has to strip himself of all needless weights or en-cumbrances that would hinder him from running well. Righteousness (1343) (dikaiosune from dikaios = just, righteous = root idea of conforming to a standard or norm) is derived from a root word that means straightness. Hebrews 12:11 All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Yields (591)(apodidomi from apó = from + didomi = give) means to pay or give back. Thus, all discipline seems difficult for the moment, but it is designed to produce the peaceful fruit of righteousness. But sweet will be the flower. Hebrews 12:11 All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. So in every trial, whether major or minor, stop and examine your heart. If we keep in mind what God is doing in light of eternity, then we can endure with inner joy and peace, while at the same time admitting the pain and sorrow. 5:7-note). Discipline in the believer's life brings freedom from worry, especially in regard to one's relationship with God. It frequently requires a long time before all the results of affliction appear-as it requires months to form and ripen fruit. If he can sing in a dungeon, how sweetly will he sing in heaven! When two things are frozen together—the best way to separate them is by fire; so, when the heart and the world are together—God has no better way to separate them than by the fire of affliction. Those who submit to His guidance will avoid many of the experiences that bring unhappiness to others. But God's discipline is the very thing that will save us from the ruin of our selfish, stubborn ways. By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went. If the soil could talk, it might have whined, "Who needs this painful plowing?" B. Wailing minors, discord strong; Those rugged precipices, those pointed rocks, that threatening peak, are now invested with a soft and stainless robe; sublimity is arrayed in beauty; and awe has been forgotten in delight. Joy then is the deep-down sense of well-being that abides in the heart of the person who knows all is well between himself and the Lord. It was given to me by a man who consistently had won blue ribbons for his product. Remarkably, the flowers grow right out of the thorns. (F. Havergal), Choose Book of Bible to StudyGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SolomonIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Search Wikipedia using spiritual discretion, Hebrews 12:7-11 Responding to God's Discipline. We’re all prone to trust in ourselves, rather than in the Lord. As parents we must have this goal: Trial is not a dead pebble but a living seed, planted and nurtured by God. Louw-Nida says it conveys the thought of "freedom from anxiety and inner turmoil." With spiritual discernment, her friend answered, 'My dear, you are not fully made yet; you're only being made, and this is the Maker's process!'" Where do you get comfort from? You have not come to a place like Mount Sinai # 12.18 a place like Mount Sinai: The Greek text has “a place,” but the writer is referring to the time that the Lord spoke to the people of Israel from Mount Sinai (see Exodus 19.16-25). Higher honour have none of God's servants than this one, unwelcome and rejected though it so often be. But I have observed that, where the first work was not attended with deep and powerful convictions of sin, it is usually the case, as if what was lacking in depth has to be made up in length, and a slow, continuous work compensates, as it were, for a shorter and more intense one. At the same time, it would be wrong to rest in exercises as marks and evidences of grace. David was wrong to go into battle against Israel with the Philistine king. (Jas 1:2+) We read it in the light of what Paul said of himself, As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing. That interpretation seems very reasonable when compared with another passage that speaks of "spiritual training" (using same verb gumnazo as Heb 12:11). The burden must first be felt, before it is cast upon the Lord; the chastisement must be felt to be grievous, before the tenderness and sympathy of Jesus will be sought. Years later as a missionary, Bill was grateful for her tough love, for it was the making of him. Someday you will see the light; C. S. Lewis got a bit closer to the Biblical meaning when he called joy an “unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.” That statement is a bit obtuse but Lewis then goes on to add that joy "must be sharply distinguished both from happiness and from pleasure". Three times Paul asked God to remove his thorn in the flesh, but when God told Paul that His grace was sufficient, Paul was content to live with the distress (2Co 12:8, 9-note, 2Co 12:10-note). His son Amnon raped his half-sister, Tamar. Hebrews 12:11 It may be said of spiritual exercises as the Apostle speaks of chastening generally, of which indeed they form a component part, that "for the present they are not joyous, but grievous; but afterward they yield the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto those who are exercised thereby." He assured them that every branch of the true vine that brought forth fruit would be purged, that it might bring forth more fruit. Fertilize with nutrients (Take in the pure Word like a new born babe - 1Pe 2:2-note, Mt 4:4). Even now, He is working on us. A better athlete? Wars 3.73), Paul uses gymnazo in his first epistle to Timothy drawing on the athletic metaphor to exhort his young disciple to…, "have nothing to do with (continually refuse, shun, reject) worldly (profane in contrast to sacred, void of piety, opposite of holy that which is set apart to God) fables (myths) fit only for old women. Every day he scanned the horizon, searching for help. Am I willing to accept His will if it does not coincide with my will? No Pain, No Gain - Christian educator and author Howard Hendricks cautions parents not to bribe or threaten their children to get them to obey. —Montgomery 11 Now no [] chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. He is determined to finish the work that He began in our lives (Philippians 1:6). Take courage, he says, and gird yourselves for the race--without it the prize can never be won. • Discipline makes us live life that is life indeed (cp zoe)! The psalmist testified. - see Heb 12:5-11), you have been distressed by various ("multi-colored" - but same word is used of grace in 1Pe 4:10-note! He was only feeling relief at the thought of getting away from a woman who, I admit, was not pleasant to live with! If you fight against the discipline, you can be assured that that will not make it disappear. That is what God does for us very often--just snatches things away before it is too late. We need bad weather to stimulate our spiritual development. NET ©: Now all discipline seems painful at the time, not joyful. God chastens His children. It refers to a state that conforms to an authoritative standard or norm and so is in keeping with what God is in His holy character. “Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep Your word” (Ps 119:67). Hebrews 12:11 New International Version - UK (NIVUK). After a long war, how joyful the proclamation of peace! It betrays a lack, so to speak, of spiritual sensitiveness; a deficiency of that tender, acute feeling which ought ever to belong to him who professes to have reposed on Jesus' bosom. (The Holiest of All - Yet Afterward), Thomas comments on those who have been trained by it writing that "everything depends on the attitude which we take towards suffering. We are not to look for the proper fruits of affliction while we are suffering, but afterwards. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. If we submit to Him, He will produce the peaceful fruit of righteousness in us. Grant that I may never fail Thy hand to see, Indeed, everything I have learned, everything that has truly enhanced and enlightened my existence, has been through affliction and not through happiness. Yet the writer continues, "Nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it." But he knows that the abundant pruning will produce abundant fruitage afterwards. The boy said, "Yes, Dad, but not in the same place." Sometimes we even think it's ruining us. Think carefully—and surrender and repent. Although the heavenly Father never allows His children to suffer needlessly, sometimes He lets us experi­ence nicks and scratches that let the water of His Word seep in and soften our hearts. By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. Now, I think that is what we want to say to professing Christians--if you build for time you will be disappointed. Affliction sounds a retreat, to call us off the immoderate pursuit of earthly things. Is it wrong to try to get a better job? So the Lord sent a messenger of Satan, a thorn in the flesh, to keep Paul from exalting himself (2Cor 12:7). In times of trouble we pray feelingly and fervently. The more severe they are, the more we shall yet be blessed-on earth or in heaven. His only purpose is our good — As you face disillusionment, take heart! True holiness or righteousness is not just external, but begins at the heart or thought level. The author of Hebrews wrote. So the believer takes his daily trials and reads them the opposite way. But even his worst things are “afterward” good things, harsh ploughings yielding joyful harvests. To “run with endurance the race that is set before us” (Heb 12:1), we need to know how God wants us to respond to His loving discipline. Comment: Remember that like any "garden", fruit needs to be diligently, carefully cultivated. "Sally, if you don't eat your potatoes, you won't get any dessert!". Even now he grows rich by his losses, he rises by his falls, he lives by dying, and becomes full by being emptied; if, then, his grievous afflictions yield him so much peaceable fruit in this life, what shall be the full vintage of joy “afterwards” in heaven? He can then look back and see the effect of some early trial, so severe that he once thought he could hardly endure it, spreading a hallowed influence over his future years, and scattering its golden fruit all along the pathway of life. Hebrews 12:11. —Vance Havner, The Purpose of Discipline - Discipline... is to strengthen and restore, not condemn or destroy. For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country. As we sense the strength of God's everlasting arms beneath us (Dt 33:27), we can stroll through life with confidence, holding the hand of our unseen Companion. God grant you, if you are chastened now, that you may be chastened and not killed, that you may be chastened with the righteous and not condemned with the wicked. Now he begins with, “Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present.” The Greek more correctly reads, “All chastening…does not seem.” "No chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it" (He 12:11). Yet we tend to resist the reproofs and despise the discipline. Is it wrong to go to the doctor when we’re ill? (Spurgeon, C. H.). Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, [so many] as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable. But Isaiah 28 and my own experience tell me this is a shortsighted reaction. He shows us what it means to be a righteous person in thought, word, and deed. Hebrews 12:11 King James Version (KJV) 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. (7) God’s discipline produces the peaceful fruit of righteousness by developing the fruit of the Spirit in us and thus making us more usable in His service. The Making Of Us - When my husband was a child, his mother sometimes scolded and disciplined him for disobeying her. Fruit grows best on vines that are pruned (Jn 15:2). By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. Later, however, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness for those who have been trained by it. It might even work the other way and be hurtful, for if those very gentle blows were enough, with one or two soft chiding words, to express parental hatred of sin, the child would surely think that the parent only played with it and that disobedience was a trifle. Afterwards (5305)(husteron from husteros = later) means more lately or eventually. Occasionally God will let us be roughed up to grow up. Oh how does this thought, that the chastisement proceeds from the Father who loves him, impart a keenness to the stroke! that our bodies are wearing out should make us shift our focus to eternity. The Christian often learns his best lessons about heaven by contrast. Although the heavenly Father never allows His children to suffer needlessly, sometimes He lets them experience hard knocks so they'll become mature believers. Submission to pruning and desire for righteousness are evidences of being children of God, fruits of the Spirit, the pledge of the fuller harvest, "the Spirit witnessing with our spirit that we are the children of God." Lift up hands and knees, choose the straight path for your feet, rouse your whole being, and with your eye once more on Jesus, and in the faith He inspires, follow Him in the path of endurance. He wants for us what's best. Barclay, The Gospel of Matthew, p. 280. There would be no training in repentance, patience, faith, if the rod caused no pain. Discipline has to do with the overall training of children, including punishment. Now there follows, on the strength of what has been said of God's love and His blessing, the call to the Hebrews to rise up out of their dejection and despair, and gird themselves for the race in the way in which Jesus leads us to God. A young pastor friend has... been through the trial of his life. All discipline seems difficult for the present. • Discipline proves that God is our Father and we are his children! Suffering a while helps to make us "perfect, to establish, strengthen, settle us. Why the Lord allows so many of his people to be so long and so deeply tried about their saving interest in Christ, why he does not more speedily and fully manifest his pardoning love to their souls, is a mystery which we cannot fathom. Trials and Discipline Prepare Us for a Better Country - In England I was told of a lady who had been bedridden for years. The chastisement may come through the beloved Isaac. In every sorrow, trial, and test. By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, [leaning] upon the top of his staff. Many people are motivated to live for health, wealth, and ease, and they try to avoid pain at all costs. —Joanie Yoder (Ibid). Our sorrows, like the passing keels of the vessels upon the sea, leave a silver line of holy light behind them “afterwards.” It is peace, sweet, deep peace, which follows the horrible turmoil which once reigned in our tormented, guilty souls. Does it seem as though everything in life is going against you? Hebrews 12:11: Hebrews 12: Hebrews 12:13. These were the things that helped me grow! Hebrews 12:11, ESV: "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." But they are also indicators of the depths into which the roots have dived. The Savior always knows what's best; (Hebrews 12:7-11 Responding to God's Discipline), Spurgeon asks "If affliction seemed to be joyous, would it be a chastisement at all? R. De Haan II(Ibid), DIVINE RESCUE - ALL DISCIPLINE FOR THE MOMENT SEEMS NOT TO BE JOYFUL, BUT SORROWFUL; YET . (NASB: Lockman), Greek: pasa de paideia pros men to paron (PAPNSA) ou dokei (5719) charas einai (PAN) alla lupes, usteron de karpon eirenikon tois di' autes gegumnasmenois (RPPMPD) apodidosin (3SPAI) dikaiosunes, Amplified: For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems grievous and painful; but afterwards it yields a peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it [a harvest of fruit which consists in righteousness—in conformity to God’s will in purpose, thought, and action, resulting in right living and right standing with God]. Seem blended in a psalm, The answer is, it depends on our attitude toward the Lord in the trial. James Rosscup writes that Alford's series on the New Testament "contains much that is valuable in the Greek New Testament...though all of the Greek New Testament words have been changed to English throughout." Sometimes Christians are like those seeds. It always feels like it's going against the grain. Trained is in the perfect tense indicating a past completed action with ongoing effect and thus speaks of the permanence of their state of training. And it is so, There is no Christian who is not ultimately benefited by trials, and who is not able at some period subsequently to say, "It was good for me that I was afflicted. Are you seeking to learn and grow in holiness through the trial? Scientists say that the seeds of some desert bushes must be damaged by a storm before they will germinate. The idea is free from worry. By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. Maybe you’re wondering, “If all trials are God’s discipline, de-signed to make us holy, is it wrong to seek to get out from under them? J C Philpot - Devotional - July 22 -- "Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous--nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto those who are exercised thereby." But when his sister died, Turner’s father grew bitter and turned away from God. He may seem to be rich, or seem to be poor, seem to be sick, or seem to be in health; he looks upon all that as the seeming. “Now all chastisement for the present indeed seems matter not of joy but of grief, afterwards however it yields, to those who are disciplined by … Afterwards, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it." For the present is swallowed up in the yet afterward of a living faith. As the athlete willingly undergoes discipline in hope of the prize; and as "afterward," when mature in strength and skill, he does not regret the training, even so the followers of the "Captain of Salvation" should not regret being "exercised," gymnastisized. Wuest: In fact, all discipline, correction, and guidance for the time being does not seem to be joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields a return of the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised by it. They mainly kept you from being entangled in a worldly system; they have preserved you from resting in the form without the power, and kept you from that notional dead-letter faith which has ruined so many thousands. "Now the pruning-sharp, unsparing, Like a loving father, He disciplines us to turn our hearts back to Him and His ways. Affliction is a means to purge out our sins. Poor sinner, even if there were no heaven and hell, I would recommend to you this religion. Roughed Up To Grow Up - Many Christians have to be lovingly roughed up before they will grow up. But if you cannot see what good exercises have done you, can you not see what evil they have kept you from? They are banged against sand, gravel, and rocks as they rush down the slopes. Peter, sharing Paul's magnanimity, writes to the "elect" as those who were "in heaviness through manifold trials." Tamar’s brother, Absalom, murdered Amnon and later led a rebellion against David. The fires of affliction and trial may be painful for a time, but afterward they will result in great blessing and reward (He 12:11). (ED: THIS IS AN OLD ILLUSTRATION AND THIS MAY NO LONGER BE COMPLETELY TRUE) While a climate-controlled stadium protects players (and fans) from the misery of sleet, snow, mud, heat, and wind, players who brave the elements on a regular basis are disciplined to handle hardship wherever it's found. Hendricks recalls being in a home where a bright-eyed grade-schooler sat across the table from him. And he, leaping up, stood, and began to walk; and he entered into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God. At last the bird got its nest done, and laid its eggs and hatched its young; and every morning the lady looked out to see if the nest was there, and she saw the old bird bringing food for the little ones, and she took a great deal of pleasure looking at it. Accept them as a part of your Christian manhood and perfection. Then we shall fully comprehend the wisdom of God in dealing with us so severely, and rejoice in the great fact of Romans 8:28, "that all things work together for good." The Green Bay Packers were the 1996 Super Bowl champions, in part, because of the discipline gained from regularly playing in some of the worst weather in the country. Hebrews 12:11. Samuel, dear to the heart of Eli, was God's solemn voice to His erring yet beloved servant. When used with a reflexive pronoun it means to seem to oneself - to be of opinion, suppose (Acts 26:9). If so, it is not wrong to ask the Father to remove it, if it’s His will, and to take steps to resolve the problem. Affliction only makes the sin rise to the surface. Affliction is a sacred eye-salve, it clears our eye-sight. As she awaited inevitable arrest, and with a fear of the unknown, she began to read the Bible--and met Jesus. In purple distance fair. Do you chafe at the bit (so to speak) like a horse who does not want to accept the bit and bridle? But these exercises are meant to quicken longing desires after Christ, and eventually make him very precious. Although we're unlikely to enjoy God's discipline, we're told that it trains us for right and holy living (vv.7-11). It took me several hours to convince him that he was not feeling God’s peace, because his decision was not righteous. Consider the following testimony by C. H. Spurgeon: I am afraid that all the grace I have got out of my comfortable and easy times and happy hours might almost lie on a penny. (Patience, 11). A farmer is portrayed skillfully plowing the ground, planting his crops, and threshing the harvest. — Mart De Haan (Ibid). Jowett asked. The water of affliction is not to drown us—but to wash off our spots. It only seems so to those being chastened, whose judgments are confused by the present pain. James speaks of the fruit of righteousness that comes from times of testing writing…, Consider (aorist imperative - Do this now. Etty was a living, courageous picture of the psalmist's declaration: When I am afraid, I will put my trust in Thee. grievous--Greek, "matter of joy . STORIES OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO CAME TO BE PARTAKERS OF THE HOLINESS OF GOD & THE PEACEFUL FRUIT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS: Bertha Stanley was born in Kansas in 1889. The very mercy we clasp to our warm hearts so fondly may be God's voice to us, speaking in the tone of severe yet tender rebuke. We put it in a big tub on a burner in the basement, and then promptly forgot all about it. But, of course, the athlete then had to submit to the training regimen to benefit from it. Afterward means happening at a time subsequent to a reference time, in this case the reference time being the time of testing by the disciplining hand of God. His words touched her tender heart. We read it in the light of what Paul said of himself, As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing'. But the results are worth it! It appears to you very pure, and very beautiful to look at. The section of Patience of Hope began with patience, and ends here with this note of abounding hopefulness--Yet afterward. Although no chastening at the time is fun, "afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby." The writer of Hebrews confesses, "Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but grievous" (12:11). They make us more holy, more dead to sin and the world, and more alive to God. But to cease to believe in God on account of suffering does not make God cease to exist, and it does not resolve the problem. Should Thy mercy send me sorrow, toil, and woe, We do not take life seriously until something drastic happens. By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw [he was] a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment. When I began spiraling downward emotionally, God didn't intervene, for He knew I needed to reach the end of myself. Pain And Gain - Years ago I was an extremely anxious Christian. Able to absorb water through the nicks and scratches they acquired on their downhill plunge, they finally begin to grow. THOUGHT - Are you willing to wait patiently for the "awards ceremony," the time of recompense for having endured discipline without wavering or complaining because you have kept one eye on eternity and relied on His enabling inner strengthening to keep on fighting this good fight of faith? What would break your backs are only feathers to us; what would destroy your spirits are to us “momentary light afflictions” (2Cor 4:17). Even Jesus admitted, “My soul is deeply grieved to the point of death” (Mark 14:34). As they lifted up the hands and knees, and roused themselves to enter the straight path, the lame would be healed, the courage of faith would give new strength, faith in Jesus would give perfect soundness. All discipline is designed to produce the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Hebrews 12:11 King James Version (KJV) with a word-for-word translation and meaning from the original Greek Scriptures, its context and search popularity level. When they are allowed too deeply to absorb us in grief; when they unfit us for duty; keep us from walking in the path God has marked out for us; hold us back from prayer and from the means of grace; when they lead us to think harshly and speak severely of God; then we overrate God's chastisements, and prevent the good they were so kindly sent to convey. • Though there is pain now, later it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace! You cannot have true righteousness without peace, or true peace without righteousness. It is wise to eat well and to exercise regularly, but if we’re trusting in those things to preserve our lives, God has ways of bringing sickness or injury to teach us that we depend on Him for our next breath and for every day’s supply of food and water. You’ll be glad you did! The corn-field, ploughed, harrowed, weeded, storm-swept, snow-covered, shall bear golden sheaves, not only after, but by reason of, such culture. 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