Scriptures on "Discipline"
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. (Proverbs 12:1)
He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly. (Proverbs 5:23)
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. (Hebrews 12:11)
He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray. (Proverbs 10:17)
He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored. (Proverbs 13:18)
If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline), then you are illegitimate children and not true sons.
We have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! (Hebrews 12:9)
Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines for our good, that we may share in his holiness. (Hebrews 12:10)
Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. (Job 5:17-18)
The corrections of discipline are the way to life, keeping you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of the wayward wife. (Proverbs 6:23-24)
You rebuke and discipline men for their sin. (Psalm 39:11) Blows and wounds cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being. (Proverbs 20:30)
The LORD has chastened me severely, but he has not given me over to death. (Psalm 118:18) Blessed is the man you discipline, O LORD, the man you teach from your law. (Psalm 94:12)
**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)