Throughout my Quiverfull years, I built my life around the basic premise of Psalm 127 ~ Lo, Children are a blessing …
Recently, I’ve been thinking that the message “children are a blessing” is maybe not actually the basic premise, but rather, Psalm 127 is really about “blessed is the MAN.”
In the ancient patriarchal society of Old Testament times, any man with 6, 8 … 12 children was practically guaranteed to be prosperous and influential.
I still believe that children are a blessing ~ but not because Psalm 127 says so. That psalm is one of the most sexist statements in the bible. Ugh.
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