Tag Archives: slavery

Liberty; June 7, 2022


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature ; rather, serve one another in love. Particularly following the first verse of this chapter, this is a very … Continue reading

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Slavery; February 11, 2022


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ … Continue reading

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Eternal Life; January 16, 2022


Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. This is one of the more famous verses in the whole Bible, but it’s still worth fresh attention … Continue reading

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Serving God; January 8, 2022


Luke 17:10 “So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.’” I don’t remember how many years ago this first struck me, but it … Continue reading

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Reward for Ministry; October 30, 2021


Philemon 1:7 Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints. Here we have a record of one of the rewards of pastoral ministry. There is indeed deep joy and … Continue reading

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Slavery; December 6, 2020


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are … Continue reading

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Freedom; November 26, 2020


Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. It struck me when I first started reading just now that this … Continue reading

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Salvation; November 4, 2020


Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. From verse 15 Paul comes back to how he started in verse 1, bringing up the dangerous absurdity … Continue reading

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Serving People; May 9, 2019


Ephesians 6:5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. I frequently quote the verse ahead of this in relation to parenting, as part of my faith declarations, … Continue reading

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August 2, 2016


Psalm 123:2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, till he shows us … Continue reading

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