‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD

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,