Category Archives: slavery

obeying our masters

20220519 obeying our masters 1 Timothy 6:1-2 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:1 All who are under the yoke as slaves should regard their own masters as worthy of all respect, so that God’s name and his teaching will not be maligned. … Continue reading

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lost inheritance

lost inheritance Lamentations 5:1-8 (JDV) Lamentations 5:1 Yahveh, remember what has happened to us. Look, and see our disgrace! Lamentations 5:2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners. Lamentations 5:3 We have become orphans, fatherless; … Continue reading

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they changed their minds

they changed their minds Jeremiah 34:8-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 34:8 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from Yahveh after King Zedekiah made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim freedom to them.Jeremiah 34:9 As … Continue reading

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stubborn stain

stubborn stain Jeremiah 2:14-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 2:14 Is Israel a slave? Was he born into slavery? Why else has he become a seized property? Jeremiah 2:15 The young lions have roared at him; they have roared loudly. They have laid … Continue reading

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leftovers

leftovers Deuteronomy 24:18-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:18 Remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and Yahveh your God redeemed you from there. Therefore I am commanding you to do this. Deuteronomy 24:19 “When you reap the harvest in your field, … Continue reading

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free and clear

free and clear Deuteronomy 23:15-18 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:15 “Do not return a slave to his master when he has escaped from his master to you. Deuteronomy 23:16 Let him stay among you wherever he wants within your city gates. Do … Continue reading

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children of the desolate woman

Galatians 4:21-27 (JDV) Galatians 4:21 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, aren’t you listening to the law? Galatians 4:22 You see, it is written that Abraham had two sons, one from a slave and the other … Continue reading

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my submarine

John 8:33-36 33 They answered him, “We are a seed from Abraham, and none have ever been enslaved to anyone. How can you say, ‘You will become free’?” 34 Jesus answered, “I honestly tell you, every sinner is a slave … Continue reading

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not over your brothers

ARE YOUR BROTHERS FREE? Leviticus 25:44-46 Lev 25:44 As for your male and female slaves whom you may have: you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations that are around you. Lev 25:45 You may also buy … Continue reading

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free but responsible

1 Corinthians 6:12-14 1Co 6:12 “I am allowed to do anything,” but not everything is profitable. “I am allowed to do anything,” but I will not be mastered by anything. 1Co 6:13 “Food is for my stomach, and my stomach … Continue reading

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