When I am researching and examining something that has challenged my beliefs, I always look for information from multiple sources. We have given our reasoning and research behind the Rod verses in Proverbs, but The Hippie Housewife has done her … Continue reading
I had the opportunity the other day to experience what it’s like to use a real rod for guidance. My two toddlers and I had been to the beach and found ourselves some beautiful pieces of driftwood that we decided … Continue reading
Hello! It’s been a while… I apologize for that. The last couple of months have been a bit difficult and sitting down to write just hasn’t happened. However, things are getting back to normal and here I am! Sitting down … Continue reading
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In my last post on the topic of Proverbs and the issue of spanking, I concluded that regardless of your interpretation of the “rod” verses, spanking is not a salvation issue. Proverbs is not a book of law or of … Continue reading
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