Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
1 Samuel 25:31
That this shall be no grief unto you, nor offence of heart unto my lord, either that you have shed blood without cause, or that my lord has avenged himself: but when the LORD shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember your handmaid.
2 Samuel 12:7
And Nathan said to David, You are the man. Thus says the LORD God of Israel, I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul;
2 Chronicles 16:7
And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD your God, therefore has the army of the king of Syria escaped out of your hand.
2 Chronicles 25:16
And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said unto him, Are you made the king's counselor? stop; why should you be killed? Then the prophet stopped, and said, I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this, and have not hearkened unto my counsel.
For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.
A fool despises his father's instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent.
Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
Open rebuke is better than hidden love.
But when Peter came to Antioch, I withstood him to his face, because he was to be blamed.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
Do good in your good pleasure unto Zion: build you the walls of Jerusalem.
Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chains:
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
He that rebukes a man shall find more favor afterwards than he that flatters with the tongue.