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Masters


1. Authority of, established. Col 3:22; 1Pe 2:18.

2. Should, with their households,

a. Worship God. Ge 35:3.

b. Fear God. Ac 10:2.

c. Serve God. Jos 24:15.

d. Observe the Sabbath. Ex 20:10; De 5:12-14.

e. Put away idols. Ge 35:2.

3. Should select faithful servants. Ge 24:2; Ps 101:6,7.

4. Should receive faithful advice from servants. 2Ki 5:13,14.

5. Duty of, toward servants;

a. To act justly. Job 31:13,15; Col 4:1.

b. To deal with them in the fear of God. Eph 6:9; Col 4:1.

c. To esteem them highly, if saints. Phm 1:16.

d. To take care of them in sickness. Lu 7:3.

e. To forbear threatening them. Eph 6:9.

f. Not to defraud them. Ge 31:7.

g. Not to keep back their wages. Le 19:13; De 24:15.

h. Not to rule over them with rigour. Le 25:43; De 24:14.

6. Benevolent, blessed. De 15:18.

7. Unjust, denounced. Jer 22:13; Jas 5:4.

8. Good-Exemplified

a. Abraham. Ge 18:19.

b. Jacob. Ge 35:2.

c. Joshua. Jos 24:15.

d. Centurion. Lu 7:2,3.

e. Cornelius. Ac 10:2.

9. Bad-Exemplified

a. Egyptians. Ex 1:13,14.

b. Nabal. 1Sa 25:17.

c. Amalekite. 1Sa 30:13.