Jesus continued his sermon to the disciples: “It will be like a man going on a journey who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them while he was away. To one of the servants, he gave five bags of gold, to another, two bags, and to the third, one bag, each according to
The Concept of Slavery in the New Testament Bible The New Testament Bible was written in the first century AD. During this time, slavery was a common practice, and the New Testament speaks about the concept of slavery in several passages. One of the most quoted passages in the New Testament regarding slavery is Ephesians 6:5-8, which
Moses and Aaron arrive back in Egypt and demand the release of the Israelites – Pharaoh responds with punishment of Hebrew slaves (Exodus 5:1 – 5:23).
After speaking to the Israelites about the task God has assigned them, Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “Our God, the God of Israel, has told us, ‘Let my people go so that they may hold a festival to me in the wilderness.’” Pharaoh said, “Who is this god and why should I obey
Joseph settled his father and brothers in Egypt and gave them property in the best part of the land, the district of Rameses. During this time, Egypt and Canaan wasted away because of a famine that struck the region. Joseph however, prepared for the food shortage. He collected money for payment of grain that he
Joseph taken to Egypt where he is wooed by Potiphar’s wife – God rewards those who are righteous (Genesis 39:1 – 39:23)
After Joseph was sold by his brothers, the Ishmaelites took Joseph to Egypt where he was sold to Potiphar, one of the Pharaoh’s officials (i.e. captain of the guard). God was with Joseph, so he prospered while in captivity. Joseph lived in the home of his Egyptian master. When his master saw God was with Joseph
Joseph’s brothers had gone to Shechem to graze their father’s flocks. Israel (Jacob) said to Joseph, “As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. I am going to send you to them.” Joseph responded, “Very well.” Jacob told Joseph, “Go and see if all is well with your brothers and the flocks and bring