The idea that that God of the Bible approves of human slavery is a serious issue for many people. We read in Leviticus 25 that the Israelites took slaves of their own people and those of the surrounding nations.
What is the truth and how can we know for certain what the Bible teaches about slavery? Does God approve of slavery? Did He command the Israelites to take slaves? Were the first Americans right in taking slaves for the same reason? What does the text from Leviticus 25 mean in context with God’s deliverance of the Israelites from their slavery in Egypt?
This page displays a list of articles that are written to help you understand the issues of slavery in the Bible.