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“[The Slave], One of You”

Social Status in Colossians, a Snapshot In ancient Rome, slavery dominated. The NET Bible says that slaves comprised an estimated 10–20% of the population in the first century A.D.1 and were considered “’property’ in every sense of the word.”2 It’s in this context that Paul the Apostle writes final greetings to the church of Colossae…
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Quartet of the Vulnerable

https://youtu.be/DsXcJCDvzLs By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Deuteronomy 10:17-19   God is just, and He wanted Israel to be just as well. Injustices become possible when dealing with vulnerable people. God claims justice for the fatherless, the widow, and the sojourner. Deuteronomy 15:1-11   Here we encounter the fourth member of the quartet of the vulnerable—the poor. God designed…
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