Is it Biblical to say God “Hated” Baby Esau?

Does the bible really say God hated an unborn baby before he’d done anything good or bad? What does this verse mean in context? Join me as I dig into the old testament background of this very controversial passage. You might be surprised by the huge OT story Paul was summarizing in this one verse, and the point he was trying to make to his readers…

Is it Biblical to Spank Your Kids?

For many Christian parents, their view of corporal punishment centers around the “rod verses” in Proverbs. How should we interpret these verses? Are they literal or figurative? Do they contradict modern science? I address all of those questions and more in this in-depth post…