Why do people get offended when we prefer to call the servants of God slaves of God?
I mean like if i say IM PROUD TO BE A SLAVE OF GOD. Why do people frown as if it's sooo inappropiate. Everyone is a slave to something right? a slave to money, a slave to sickening desires, a slave to bad music, a slave to their own life, their job, their community in which they live, a slave of their own doings, a slave to the devil but when we say we are slaves of God, people get offended and say theat's wrong to use the word "slave".
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Answered By: Abigail - 4/7/2011
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the word is duloi - willing/bond slave.
Answered By: siloam - 4/7/2011
God considers His elect servants and not slaves. you can't change the way God sees us.
Answered By: Jesus is Lord! - 4/7/2011
Because slave is a demeaning status. Those who are slaves to their jobs are called workaholics... not slaves. It is not part of our lang to use that word in such a way, especially for things which are a part of every day life. When someone says slave, we don't think of Servant - which is different. A slave is... More
Answered By: Robin - 4/7/2011
It's wrong because you're equivocating between several definitions of the word "slave... More
Answered By: No Chance without James Clerk Maxwell - 4/7/2011
>Everyone is a slave to something right... More
Answered By: Anpin - 4/7/2011
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