What Does The Bible Say About Discipline?
Deuteronomy 4:36 Out of heaven he made you to hear his voice, that he might instruct you: and on earth he showed you his great fire; and you heard his words out of the middle of the fire.
Deuteronomy 8:5 You shall also consider in your heart, that, as a man chastens his son, so the LORD your God chastens you.
Job 5:17 Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects: therefore despise not you the chastening of the Almighty:
Psalms 6:1 O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure.
Psalms 39:11 When you with rebukes do correct man for iniquity, you make his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.
Psalms 94:12 Blessed is the man whom you chasten, O LORD, and teach him out of your law;
Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 10:17 He is in the way of life that keeps instruction: but he that refuses reproof errs.
Proverbs 13:24 He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him betimes.
Proverbs 15:10 Correction is grievous to him that forsakes the way: and he that hates reproof shall die.
Proverbs 15:32 He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
Proverbs 29:17 Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yes, he shall give delight to your soul.
Jeremiah 17:23 But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.
Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;
2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Hebrews 12:10 For they truly for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Hebrews 12:11 Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to them which are exercised thereby.
Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.