Daily Devotions – June 9, 2020

Proverbs 20:30

The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.

The thought seems to be that physical punishment has value in dealing with moral evil. A child remembers the pain they experienced when they were disciplined for violating the rules of their parents, so it may cause them to stop and think about the consequences of disobeying them again.

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