John UK wrote: " . When they are very young, it can be read to them from a children's Bible"
No need for a "children's bible.." we read ours the KJV. They're quite capable of understanding (as much as possible). I see no reason to dumb the word down and put it on the same level as Winnie the Pooh. It's not another "children's story" but the living word of God. Not that you implied that. Just my two cents on "childrens bibles".
Dorcas, I did read it but I have this blessing called mommy brain. I'm slowly learning I'm not an elephant. Bummer. :/ Anyways, my thoughts are that we are to call sin, sin but am an agreement that we aren't to be contemptuous.....hopefully that clears things up? Or perhaps I've just muddied the water?
Ladybug, yes ma'am. I agree with you. Personally, I like the method Ray Comfort uses-walking the person through the 10 commandments. It led to me condemning myself. Humbling to see how dirty I really was (and still am....Praise the Lord for Philippians 1:6!)
Proverbs 23:27 "For a whore is a deep ditch: and a strange woman is a narrow pit. 28. She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increasth the transgressors among men."
1 Kings 3:16 "Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him "
Two thoughts; 1) Whore is a biblical word. Look the word up and see what God thinks of them. Perhaps though some would prefer the word harlot? 2)There's nothing wrong with calling sin, sin. A theif is a theif. A murderer is a murderer. A liar is a liar. And a whore is a whore. All have part in the lake of fire, Revelation 21:8
Anne, it's great to see you posting! All is well with baby. She's rolling like a tumbleweed!!! How is your son? I've pondered what I would do in her position as well. Praying for you and yours dear sister!