What's the best rod for disciplining your child?Submitted by Ed Ucation on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 01:52
Proverbs 13:24 tells us that "who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him."
Since we are supposed to take the Bible literally, I would like advice on the best rod to show my love. A bare hand just won't do. The Bible doesn't say "he who spares the spanking hand." It clearly calls for a rod.
What do you guys think of rattan? It has that cool look and makes that scary sound as you swing it through the air. But it doesn't seem durable. What about metal? It might be tiring to swing a heavy metal rod all day, as there is lots of discipline to dish out.
What about just a plain old PVC pipe? It's cheap and rather elastic. Should I wrap it up in some duct tape so it doesn't leave a mark?
And what about a rod for the old ball and chain? I am going to see what the experts have to say on the subject: