Traditional Plans Boost Penalties

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The Purpose of Penalties

The purpose of penalties is get us back on the right road when we make a wrong turn. And we all need some help at times. Proverbs 15:10 says “Discipline is harsh for the one who leaves the path: the one who hates correction will die.” Hopefully those leaving the path will stop and consider the Lord's way of life and the many blessings it brings.

“. . For it is better . . . to suffer for doing good than to suffer for doing evil.” I Peter 3:17

Proverbs 13:24 “The one who will not use the rod hates his son, but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.”

Proverbs 14:1 “Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.”

Skipper 218 days ago


Notable Quotes   

     “It is very important that we use preferred pronouns. It makes people feel welcomed … and it is the right thing to do. Growing up and figuring out who you are is hard enough without bullies.”

     – Fifth grader Liam Oliver, son of the Rev. Andy Oliver of Allendale UMC in St. Petersburg, Fla., speaking to the Pasco County School District about its teacher guidelines for interacting with LGBTQ students. Quoted in the Tampa Bay Times.


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