Corporal Punishment: A Biblical View

Speaking of parents and children, there’s a new lesson available for your reflection about the Bible’s view of corporal punishment. It turns out that, read in context those troubling verses dealing with “beating” your child are deeply nuanced. Here’s the concluding paragraph in case you don’t have the time right now…

God, it seems, is less concerned with how we exercise our authority and more concerned that we do. In this final analysis, parents are reminded that corporal discipline – when necessary and exercised justly – can be an act of parental love.

Now, go and study



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