'Exhortation' in the Bible
Whoever heeds correction is on the pathway to life, but someone who ignores exhortation goes astray.
And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the people.
And Joseph, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, Son of exhortation), a Levite, a man of Cyprus by race,
So the church throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was edified [growing in wisdom, virtue, and piety] and walking in the respect and reverential fear of the Lord and in the consolation and exhortation of the Holy Spirit, continued to increase and was multiplied.
And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
And when he had gone over those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,
Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
for, as many things as were written before, for our instruction were written before, that through the endurance, and the exhortation of the Writings, we might have the hope.
And may the God of the endurance, and of the exhortation, give to you to have the same mind toward one another, according to Christ Jesus;
But I am convinced regarding you, my brethren, that even without my exhortation ye are full of charity, full of all knowledge, so as to be able to admonish one another.
But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
requesting of us with much exhortation the favor and the fellowship of the ministry to the saints,
For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.
If, then, any exhortation is in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:
Do not spurn the gifts and utterances of the prophets [do not depreciate prophetic revelations nor despise inspired instruction or exhortation or warning].
But the end sought to be secured by exhortation is the love which springs from a pure heart, a clear conscience and a sincere faith.
Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
He must hold firmly to the faithful message as it has been taught, so that he will be able to give exhortation in such healthy teaching and correct those who speak against it.
So communicate these things with the sort of exhortation or rebuke that carries full authority. Don't let anyone look down on you.
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
And I beseech you, brethren, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.