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11. My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD, nor be weary of His correction; (Proverbs 3:11)

18. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning; let us delight ourselves with caresses, 19. For my husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey . . . 21. With much alluring, seductive speech she caused him to yield; with the flattering of her lips she induced him. 22. He goes after her immediately, like an ox goes to the slaughter, or like a fool to the correction of the stocks. (Proverbs 7:18 - 19, 21 - 22)

10. There is grievous correction for him who forsakes the way; he who hates reproof shall die. (Proverbs 15:10)

1 My child, pay attention and listen to my wisdom and insight. 2 Then you will know how to behave properly, and your words will show that you have knowledge. (5:1)

23 For the commandment is a lamp, and the law a light; Reproofs of instruction are the way of life (6:23)

But a wise man, when rebuked, will love you all the more. (9:8)

17 People who listen when they are corrected will live, but those who will not admit that they are wrong are in danger. (10:17)

14 Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. (11:14)

18 Someone who will not learn will be poor and disgraced. (13:18)

World's Wit and Wisdom
A criminal is a person with predatory
instinctswho has not sufficient capital
to form a corporation.

That which has always been accepted
by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.
Howard Scott, 1926 -

12 Conceited people do not like to be corrected; they never ask for advice from those who are wiser. (15:12)

31 The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. (15:31)

10 Rebuke is more effective for a wise man than a hundred blows on a fool. (17:10)

26 Also, to punish the righteous is not good, nor to strike princes for their uprightness. (17:26)

18 Discipline your children while they are young enough to learn. If you don't, you are helping them destroy themselves. (19:18)

20 Listen to counsel and receive instruction, That you may be wise in your latter days. 21 There are many plans in a man's heart, Nevertheless the LORD'S counsel - that will stand. (19:20 - 21)

29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools. (19:29)

5 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out. (20:5)

30 There is no wisdom or understanding or counsel against the LORD. (Proverbs 21:30)

15. Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. (22:15)

World's Wit and Wisdom
Those who never retract their opinions
lovethemselves more than they
love the truth.
Joseph Joubert, 1754 - 1824

Unlike grownups, children have
little need to deceive themselves.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 - 1834

6 For by wise counsel you will wage your own war, and in a multitude of counselors there is safety. (24:6)

12 A warning given by an experienced person to someone willing to listen is more valuable than gold rings or jewelry made of the finest gold. (25:12)

World's Wit and Wisdom
Self-respect is the root of discipline.
The sense of dignity grows with
the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Heschel, 1907 - 1972

Blessed is the man who,
having nothing to say,
abstains from giving in
words evidence of the fact.
George Eliot, 1819 - 1880

3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the fool's back. (26:3)

15 Scolding and spanking a child helps him to learn. Left to himself, he brings shame to his mother. 17 Discipline your son and he will give you happiness and peace of mind. (29:15, 17)

13. Do not withhold correction from a child, for if you beat him with the rod, he will not die. (Proverbs 23:13)

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