It is really hard for most of us to take correction because of our pride. They say the three hardest words to say are; ” I Was Wrong”, or “I am Sorry”. “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.” (Hebrews 12:11). “For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.” (1Peter 2:20). In other words, if you take the correction and say; Well Lord I don’t think I deserved this correction, but I am going to receive it anyway, because I know I deserve it for all the times I did wrong and didn’t get rebuked or corrected for it. The boomerang comes back! “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.“ (Galatians 6:7). This kind of attitude pleases the Lord and you will find his love and mercy, and blessings upon you! Remember God’s word says; “If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.”(Job 9:20).“By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life.”(Proverbs 22:4).“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?”(Micah 6:8). So take the correction and gain from it and grow in the Lord, don’t fight it.” Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth? “(Galatians 4:16). Jesus said; “He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.”(John 12:48). Be thankful that someone cares about you enough to spend their time to try and help you. Have some fear of the Lord, and respect of Godly counsel. “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”(Proverbs 1:7). He that hath and ear to hear let him hear. We all deserve Hell and Prison anyway. “It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.”(Lamentations 3:22-23).“All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”(Isaiah 53:6).“Open rebuke is better than secret love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.“(Proverbs 27:5-6).
Say this prayer if you want to be saved: Jesus, I want to know you, and to live forever in Heaven, I know I have made mistakes and done bad things- and I am sorry. Please forgive me. I know I don’t deserve it, but I accept your love and I accept you as my Saviour. I believe you died on the cross for my sins ,and rose from the dead. Please come into my heart and life and fill me with your Holy Spirit and give me peace. Amen.