Showing posts from November, 2010

Are You Truly Humble?

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself,  And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.  Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you,  Reprove a wise man and he will love you.  Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser,  Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.  (Proverbs 9:7-9 NASB) Better is open rebuke  Than love that is concealed.  Faithful are the wounds of a friend,  But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.  (Proverbs 27:5-6 NASB) A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding  Than a hundred blows into a fool.  (Proverbs 17:10 NASB) Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me;  It is oil upon the head;  Do not let my head refuse it...  (Psalm 141:5a NASB) Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold  Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.  (Proverbs 25:12 NASB) The Love of God Last time we examined the faithful discipline of our loving God.  We recognized what a blessing it is that God woul