29 Bible Verses about Reproving People
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A rod of correction imparts wisdom,
but a youth left to himself
is a disgrace to his mother.
For a command is a lamp, teaching is a light,
and corrective discipline is the way to life.
Your own evil will discipline you;
your own apostasies will reprimand you.
Think it over and see how evil and bitter it is
for you to abandon the Lord your God
and to have no fear of Me.
This is the declaration
of the Lord God of Hosts.
Better an open reprimand
than concealed love.
Publicly rebuke those who sin, so that the rest will also be afraid.
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,
Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still;
teach a righteous man, and he will learn more.
“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother.
Be on your guard. If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.
For I will be with you—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
to save you!
I will bring destruction on all the nations
where I have scattered you;
however, I will not bring destruction on you.
I will discipline you justly,
and I will by no means leave you unpunished.
All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,
And we exhort you, brothers: warn those who are irresponsible, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you,
The one who corrects a mocker
will bring dishonor on himself;
the one who rebukes a wicked man will get hurt. Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.
- Admonition, Of Christians
- Attitudes, to other people
- Discipline Child
- Discipline Of The Church
- Encouraging Others
- Evil, believers' responses to
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