Liberty to the Captives: The Divine Job Description?

Frederick J. Gaiser

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2011

Issue: Slavery and Race (Vol. 31, No 2, Spring, 2011)

God’s very first promise in the Bible is to bring Israel out of Egypt. The theme of liberation begins there and runs through the entire Bible, becoming a definition of who God is and what God does. To meet God the Lord is to meet God the Liberator.

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