Romans 1:18 - 3:20,Luke 6:46
- The "grace" card.
- The "judge not" card.
- "Yeah... but you did it with the wrong attitude."
- Three magic words: "You're not loving."
Let a righteous man strike me—it is a kindness;
let him rebuke me—it is oil for my head;
let my head not refuse it (Psalm 141:5a)
If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you;
I will make my words known to you (Proverbs 1:23)
...reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser;
teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning (Proverbs 9:8b-9)
Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life,
but he who rejects reproof leads others astray (Proverbs 10:17)
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but he who hates reproof is stupid (Proverbs 12:1)
There is severe discipline for him who forsakes the way;
whoever hates reproof will die (Proverbs 15:10)
Whoever ignores instruction despises himself,
but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence (Proverbs 15:32)