This passage applies to our lives today largely among employers and employees. However, the Bible does speak of slaves in the Old Testament (ebed) and the New (dolous). Does the Bible support slavery as we think of it? How does the gospel inform this issue?
Mark got the chance to go back and speak to the Watkinsville College Ministry this morning while Vic was out of town. They are in Galatians 5 dealing with the concept of 'walking in the Spirit' vs. living in the flesh. How do we battle our sin nature?
Jerry talks about how elders are called by God to equip the saints for the work of ministry.
Sometimes challenging passages lead to helpful life application. With a culture that minimizes the significance of motherhood, how can we better prepare future wives and mothers to embrace their God-given roles as they love their husbands and children and manage their homes to the glory of God?
Chapter 5 is least familiar part of 1 Timothy of many of us. Yet there is much to learn in these less explored sections.