adjective \ˈchāst\
: not having sex
: morally pure or decent : not sinful
: simple or plain
chast·er chast·est

noun ear·nest \ˈər-nəst\
1: a serious and intent mental state <a proposal made in earnest;

verb ex·hort \ig-ˈzȯrt\
: to try to influence (someone) by words or advice : to strongly urge (someone) to do something

noun her·e·tic \ˈher-ə-ˌtik, ˈhe-rə-\
: someone who believes or teaches something that goes against accepted or official belief

adjective per·ni·cious \pər-ˈni-shəs\
: causing great harm or damage often in a way that is not easily seen or noticed

rebuke"This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth." ~Titus 1:13-14 KJV

verb re·buke \ri-ˈbyük\
: to speak in an angry and critical way to (someone)

reprove"And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them." ~Eph. 5:11 KJV

verb re·prove \ri-ˈprüv\
: to criticize or correct (someone) usually in a gentle way
re·proved re·prov·ing