Returning to the opening vignette, both Sarah and Mary entered into marriage with the expectation of a lifelong commitment and an understanding that biblical grounds for ending a marriage only include adultery, desertion by an unbelieving spouse, or death.
You will answer to your Lord for your teachings and I ask Him now that he shows you mercy.
Psalm 32:1-5 Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
You can't get more Christian than that.
Should he do it as often as possible? The larger-scale counterpart to the household of domestic discipline is the church with the hellfire and brimstone preacher.
How does God chasten us? When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long For day and night your hand was heavy on me; my strength was sapped as in the heat of summer.