God allowed slavery for two primary reasons. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
It seems that for all of the recorded history of man, there has been slavery in one form or another. Today when we look upon this subject, it is often with sadness and disgust that at one time, not so very long ago in our own country, we as a people allowed such a practice to flourish. Not only did we let it flourish, but there were those who insisted it was a God-sanctioned practice, therefore justifiable! What is the truth on this matter? Does God or did God ever advocate such a practice? On this podcast we look into the biblical history of slavery and servitude.