Posts tagged Slavery
Invisible Prisons

How often do we find ourselves chasing after things that do not bring life? Jesus taught that life was found in him alone. And yet, we often return to old patterns of life. It’s even possible for our acts of Christian devotion to lead us away from God if they become the object of our affections instead of a means of experiencing God. Paul’s words are both a strong warning and a tender plea to pursue only Christ.
 

In Bondage and Slavery

The promise of Eden, so rich in Genesis 2, gives way to the bondage to sin in Genesis 3. In the same way, the promises to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, typified in the character of Joseph, gave way to brutal slavery in Egypt. However, God does not leave His people in slavery—He hears them, has compassion on them, and moves among them for their deliverance.