Slaves, obey your masters

what the Bible really says about slavery by Elreta Dodds

Publisher: James C. Winston Pub. Co. in Nashville, Tenn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 152 Downloads: 601
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  • Slavery in the Bible.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-152).

StatementElreta Dodds.
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LC ClassificationsHT915 .D64 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1123673M
ISBN 101555237347
LC Control Number94061593
OCLC/WorldCa35210605

Saint Paul commands slaves to obey and submit to their masters in the Book of Ephesians, Chapter 6, Verse 5 and in the Book of Colossians, Chapter 3, Verse 22 to Some people say, that slavery. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, 8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they.   David Jensen makes valid points with respect to the nature of first century slavery in the Roman world it was not racially based and it was not nearly as cruel as what most modern westerners think of when they think of slavery. Of course slave. Sometimes Paul gets a bad rap. The slave narratives are replete with sentiments from former slaves who loved Jesus but hated Paul, because slaveholders regularly quoted Ephesians , "Slaves, obey your masters." What the slaveholders didn't bother to quote was the rest of the passage, which goes on to say, "masters, do the same things to them" ().

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, Darby's Translation Bondmen, obey masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ; Easy-to-Read Version Slaves, obey your masters here on earth. Obey with fear and respect. The other favorite came from the Apostle Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians, VI, “Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in Author: Noel Rae. Slaves and Masters Ephesians 6. 5 v Slaves, 1 obey your earthly masters 2 with fear and trembling, w with a sincere heart, x as you would Christ, 6 not by the way of eye-service, as y people-pleasers, but as servants 3 of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 7 rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, 8 z knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will. Slaves, you should obey those who are your earthly masters, out of reverence and eagerness to please them, with a sincere heart, as you would [obey] Christ. Anderson New Testament Servants, be subject to your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in .

Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to win their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord. New King James Version Bondservants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh, not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in sincerity of heart, fearing God. Buy Slaves Obey Your Masters: What the Bible Really Says about Slavery by Elreta Dodds online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $26 - $ Paul clarifies, “Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as you obey Christ” (Eph. ). Slaves can only do for their mas­ters what could be done for Christ. If a master orders slaves to do evil work, then Paul’s words are dreadfully challenging, for the slave would have to refuse the master’s.   6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, 8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they do, whether they are slave or free. 9 And masters, treat your slaves.

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Slaves, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not by way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord. Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward.

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Slaves, Obey Your Author: Elreta Dodds. Ephesians Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear and sincerity of heart, just as you would show to Christ.

1 Timothy All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their masters as fully worthy of honor, so that God's name and our teaching will not be discredited. (4 c.) In Ephesians the hardest form of subjection, that obey your masters book slaves to masters, is dealt with, still under the same idea that both are "in Christ." The slave is the servant of Christ in obeying his master, the master is a fellow-servant with his slave to the same Divine Lord.

We notice on this particular subject a remarkable emphasis, and a singular closeness of parallelism between this. So what does the Bible say for slaves. In this lab, John Piper explores one place where freedom is Slaves. Slavery is a sensitive topic with a horrific history.

So what does the Bible say for slaves. Look at the Book Slaves, Obey Your Masters 1 Peter –20, Part 1 Janu Close. John Piper. ColossiansNASB: "Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord." ColossiansNLT: "Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything you do.

Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Slaves and Masters Ephesians obey your masters book.

5 e Bondservants, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, f with fear and trembling, g in sincerity of heart, as to Christ; 6 h not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 7 with goodwill doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men, 8 i knowing that whatever good anyone.

22 Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

23 Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than obey your masters book men; 24 knowing that. The Slave Narratives reveal that many slaves loved Jesus but hated Paul, because slaveholders had often quoted Ephesians “Slaves, obey your mortal masters as you would Christ.” Yet slaveholders (who also argued that most cultures through history had practiced slavery) ripped this saying of Paul’s out of context.

Ephesians New International Version (NIV). 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ.

6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, 8 because you know that the.

The average reader today immediately and understandably thinks of the African slave trade of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, or of the human trafficking and sexual slavery practiced in many places today. We then interpret the texts to tea. Ephesians New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Slaves and Masters.

5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as you obey Christ; 6 not only while being watched, and in order to please them, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

7 Render service with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not to men and women, 8 knowing that. Ephesians Paul states, “Slaves, be obedient to your human masters with fear and trembling, in sincerity of heart, as to Christ” which is Paul instructing slaves to obey their master.

Similar statements regarding obedient slaves can be found in Colossians1 Timothyand Titus Ephesians Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] EphesiansNIV: "Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ." EphesiansESV: "Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ," EphesiansKJV: "Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters.

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Hate Speech: Slaves, Obey Your Masters (Colossians ) The Pennsylvania Chapter of American Atheists put up a sign with the biblical quote "Slaves, obey your master" (Colossians ). The Harrisburg chapter of the NAACP says that the message is hateful and wants the sign torn down.

“Servants, Obey Your Masters”: Southern Representations of the Religious Lives of Slaves. Lindsey K. Wedow. In white members of the First Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia constructed a new church building.

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Recommended; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Social Issues Look at the Book. Slaves, Obey Your Masters 1. Christian slaves are encouraged to obtain their freedom, if possible (1 Corinthians ), but if not to submit to their masters (Colossians ), and they are especially not to abuse their status as Christians in relation to their believing masters (1 Timothy ).

Ephesians Context. 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in. "Servants, obey in all things [your] masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:" We might take a moment to consider slavery at the time of the writing of this book.

It has been suggested that approximately half the Roman empire was. slaves to the other half of the Roman empire. 5 Slaves, obey your masters here on earth.

Respect them and honor them with a heart that is true. Obey them just as you would obey Christ. 6 Don’t obey them only to please them when they are watching.

Do it because you are slaves of Christ. Be sure your heart does what God wants. One of the favorite passages of slave-owning Christians was St. Paul's infamous instruction that slaves to obey their owners in the same way that they obey Christ: #N#Ephesians "Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; Not with.

5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect k and fear, and with sincerity of heart, l just as you would obey Christ. m 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, n doing the will of God from your heart.

7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, o 8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever. Get this from a library.

Slaves, obey your masters: what the Bible really says about slavery. [Elreta Dodds]. Ephesians John Shearhart. J Introduction “Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters ” A couple weeks ago I pretended to tear pages out of the Bible to drive home the point that everything in it needs to be accepted even when we don’t understand it.

Our text this morning tells slaves to obey their : John Shearhart. Bible verses about Obeying Masters. Ephesians ESV / 5 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful.

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that.

Some of the most popular stories in nineteenth-century America were sensational tales of whites captured and enslaved in North Africa. White Slaves, African Masters for the first time gathers together a selection of these Barbary captivity narratives, which significantly influenced early American attitudes toward race, slavery, and nationalism.

/5(12). Slaves, obey in all things your earthly masters, not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of purpose, out of reverence for your Lord.

NET Bible Slaves, obey your earthly masters in every respect, not only when they are watching -- like those who are strictly people-pleasers -.

Understand the meaning of Ephesians using all available Bible versions and commentary. "Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of.

Colossians Slaves, obey your masters in all things. Do not obey just when they are watching you, to gain their favor, but serve them honestly, because you respect the Lord.

Read verse in .Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Slaves, Obey Your Masters by Elreta Dodds, SeptemberWinston-Derek Publishers edition, Paperback in English.Other New Testament letters forcefully instruct slaves to obey their masters (EphCol1Tim1PetTitus ).

Some passages tell masters to treat slaves better—an indication that some Christians treated their slaves poorly (EphCol ). Slaves appear occasionally as minor characters in the Gospels and Acts.