Bible Dig into Ephesus: Ephesians 6:1-9

We want the Bible to say that slavery is immoral, but it doesn’t come right out condemn it. It does speak of freedom (1 Corinthians 7:21), but God’s word is more about spiritual freedom than physical emancipation. However, Paul’s teaching did subvert the concept of slavery, as slaves now had a greater loyalty to God… Read More

Colossians 4:1 Just and Fair

“What goes around comes around.” “Spend a minute in their shoes.” “You get what you pay for. ” “You made your bed, now lay in it.” “Do unto others as you would have done to you.” “The sins of the father are visited upon the son.”   You are not the ultimate authority–our Lord and… Read More

Colossians 3:22-25 God has no favorites who can get by with shirking

God’s creation has a number of rules that apply throughout everything. One of them is: “What you sow, that is what you will reap.” If we plant tomato seeds, we will reap tomatoes, not turnips. If we plant discontent, we will experience discontent. If we ingest junk food, our bodies will respond in kind. If… Read More