Taking The Rod Verses Literally
The Hippie Housewife looks at The Rod Verses in a 3 part series which I highly recommend:
- The Rod Verses: Taking the rod verses literally
- The Rod Verses: Taking other Proverbs literally
- The Rod Verses: What are they really saying?
Also, Theology Today explains the Rod Verses in Spanking Hurts Everybody By Robert R. Gillogly
[…] of disciplining teenaged boys with a metal rod. This is the first time I have heard of a church Taking The Rod Verses Literally. Well, maybe not exactly literally, as the rod was too small and made of the wrong substance, but […]
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In thinking about the Pearls’ or anyone else’s use of this scripture for me it calls to mind the following scriptures:
Matthew 18:6 (1-6)
All of these talking about “offending these little ones”.