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I have never heard of a husband disciplining their wife, I certainly don't do that. However parents have an obligation to discipline their children for it is written He who spares his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him promptly. (Proverbs 13:24) May I add that I don't use a physical rod :) “Impatience in the parents excites ...


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You are asking about corporal punishment which I am taking to mean physical punishment not designed to cause injury. Is corporal punishment/discipline ever OK? Yes, in one specific instance, see below. Is corporal punishment/discipline from a parent to a child OK? Yes, this is the only instance I can find in the Bible where physical punishment is ...


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Finding God's approval for men's actions is uncommon. More often than not, the actions of people are recorded in all their embarrassing detail without an explicit endorsement of condemnation by God. I concur with the problematic comparison of humans to God, for God knows exactly who he is and what he should do, he is sovereign and sinless, and doesn't ...


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Perhaps they would quote a passage like Ephesians 6:1-3, "Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.”" Most Christians interpret that verse to apply to children in the sense of, people who are not ...


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I did a word study on "chaste" and "chasten" several months ago, because I had heard of such topics discussed in the great portions of Christendom than I had previously been acquainted (I give some references to those websites both via a Google link, and directly in the footnotes to that article). If you read the (few, but fairly detailed) sites that ...



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