Proverbs 9:7-9 ESV

Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.

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 in learning.

Proverbs 15:11-15:A Cheerful Heart
12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. This is our ... As Proverbs 9:7-9 expresses so well: Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; .... But the result was that my brother felt cheerful leaving the store and had a happy face!
Leadership Qualities
Error (or at least Peter's perception of error) sparked correction. .... Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices , holy and pleasing to God  this is your spiritual act of ...... Proverbs 9:7-9.
How should a Christian treat a person who is living in sin?
Some helpful scriptures on this subject: Proverbs 27:17 Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. James 5:16 Therefore, confess your sins to one anoth...

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