Here are the 30 best Bible scriptures on correction.
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.
For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.
Whoever ignores instruction despises himself, but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence.
The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”
When new gods were chosen, then war was in the gates. Was shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel?
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.
Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.
Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death.
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.
Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.
For the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life.
Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.
Of David. Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle.
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O Lord, and whom you teach out of your law.
“Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.”
Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”
For he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.