Lamentations 3:27 It is good for a man that he should bear The yoke in his youth.
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Hebrews 12:9,10 Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live? • For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.
Psalm 119:67,71 Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word. • It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.
Jeremiah 29:11 ‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
1 Peter 5:6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,