For these commands are a lamp,
this teaching is a light,
and the corrections of discipline
are the way to life
~Proverbs 6:23 (NIV)
For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit and delight to see how orderly you are and how firm your faith in Christ is.
~Colossians 2:5 (NIV)
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
~2 Timothy 1:7
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
~Hebrews 12:11 (NIV)
Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent.
~Revelation 3:19 (NIV)