Accepting Correction - 10 Scriptures

Accepting Correction - 10 Scriptures
Correction - God's Point of View

1. Psalm 141:5: "Let the godly strike me! It will be a kindness! If they correct me, it is soothing medicine. Don't let me refuse it."

2. Proverbs 9:8: "So don't bother correcting mockers; they will only hate you. But correct the wise, and they will love you."

3. Proverbs 9:9: "Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning."

4. Proverbs 12:1: "To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction."

5. Proverbs 15:5: "Only a fool despises a parent's discipline; whoever learns from correction is wise."

6. Proverbs 15:31: "Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise."

7. Proverbs 25:12: "To one who listens, valid criticism is like a gold earring or other gold jewelry."

Accepting Correction - 10 Scriptures
8. Proverbs 27:5-6: "Better is open rebuke than hidden love. 6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses."

9. Ecclesiastes 7:5: "Better to be criticized by a wise person than to be praised by a fool."

10. 2 Peter 1:5-9: "Make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. 8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 But whoever does not have them is nearsighted and blind, forgetting that they have been cleansed from their past sins."

Check out this article for more help:
How to Humbly Give and Receive Correction – using the excellent example of Moses, a man who heard directly from God, receiving correction from his father-in-law.

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1 comment:

  1. I am a perfectionist. I work in an organized way. to my best ability. When confronted. I reverted to a child crying because I tried so hard to earn love(appreciation) I cannot fight -crying so I flight.