Parents who use violence to teach a lesson to their children are setting a bad example themselves. Now let's address the practicalities of how to apply the rod. He sounds almost like a battered spouse or, say, an abused child , claiming he deserved what he got, making excuses for his father. If you don't, she'll know she can get away with more. For what age child is discipline with the rod appropriate? They just learned from my mistakes.
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Most to Least Replies: I have also met kids who were always spanked and their behavior was awful. AuthorMan 11 years ago - Isn't the Government's permission required before spanking is allowed any more? So, obedience is not doing what I'm told when I feel like getting around to it. It was hard to hear for sure.
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For a couple of days or a week. Shoe" - her bedroom scuff. Just as Eli's undisciplined sons grew into incorrigible rebels destined to the severest judgment, so any child from whom the rod is withheld is in danger of hell. If you disobey mommy or daddy, or if you yell "NO", you will get a spanking with the naughty stick. I was there during the time you were with the church. I have been reading the Dish for quite some time and cannot recall ever having had such a visceral reaction of utter disgust to reader responses.
Copy and paste this embed code into your web page: Both were the mistakes you get with a curious mind attached to nimble fingers, so the spanking was meant to shock more than hurt. God has designed an area of the body to receive corporal punishment. One could aim better, land the strike with precision. There was my father — proud, wonderful, loving, incredibly frustrated at that particular point in time, and completely deflated because his prop — the one he was using to make his point — literally fell apart in his hand. The title says it all. And God promises that bodily chastisement with the rod will have a beneficial effect: