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Tough Issues of Christianity – Spare the rod

Spare the rod, spoil the child. Most of us are familiar with this old saying, right? Seems it’s from Proverbs. Wrong! These words come from a poem written in 1662 by Samuel Butler (amended for changes in the English language.) … Continue reading

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A Lesson at the Paper Cutter: Corporal Punishment that Worked!

“Spare the rod, spoil the child” I’ve written a couple of blogs recently on this old adage. It is a complicated and contentious topic to be sure. “The rod” applies to so much more than corporal punishment (spanking). But used … Continue reading

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