“When Cream’s school hired a substitute teacher, Cream saw the peaceful effect of lovingly enforced rules. On the teacher’s first day, Bully Fred caused so much chaos that the substitute teacher sentenced him to teaching multiplication tables. Bully Fred surprised everyone by becoming the class math whiz.”
“How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.”
—1 Corinthians 14:26, 33 KJV
“Bully Fred twisted Jenny’s nickname into taunts, such as ‘Creamed Corn’ and ‘Creamed Cobbler’. One day, he put a rotten peach in her lunch pail. Several times he pelted her and her friends with peach pits on the way home from school.”
“And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.”
—Nehemiah 7:3 KJV