Posted by Joshua Spaulding on 15th September 2020 in Slavery | slavery,bond-servant,Philemon
...he Bible (Philemon
) that was written by the Apostle Paul to Philemon
(a slave master) emphasizing the fact that all who trust in the Lord Jesus Christ for forgiveness of their sin should be treated in the same way … with the same love and respect.
What about Leviticus 25:44-46?
It is true that God specifically made room for forced slavery, as seen in Lev. 25:44-46. However, this passage should not be seen in the same context as other passages we have considered when dealing with the moral implications of slavery. The reason being that this slavery was a form of judgement by Holy God on a paganistic, rebellious people. It was actually mercy that the Lord a...