Ephesians Series • 21 “Submission: Servants & Masters” 6:5-9 In part of this message, we will hear the conclusion of the responsibilities of employees to serve in their jobs as serving unto the Lord. The remainder of the message shows how bosses should treat their employees. The leader should lead like Jesus and he should only expect as much obedience and diligence from his employees as he shows to Christ.
Ephesians Series • 21 “Submission: Servants & Masters” 6:5-9 As Paul continues to describe our duty to submit to one another as unto Christ, he deals with the servant and master relationship. This is not an endorsement of slavery or the slave-trade. Paul is dealing with an historical fact of bond-servitude that was used to pay off debts or other charges. The equivalent today is the relationship between boss and employee.
We ought to love and help others and we would want them to show mercy and grace to us. When we do this, we are fulfilling law the and prophets. We love God by loving others.
We should have our light shining all the time so that when we come across one of God's precious children, we can be a blessing and help to them.
And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: and both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to … Continue reading Who Saw the Miracle?
Mark’s general picture of Jesus is as the suffering servant.
Paul chose the lowest term on the scale of servitude to describe his role as an apostle of Jesus Christ. A Servant