Over the past several years, I have gained a greater awareness of the evil of human trafficking going on in America and around the world. If I ever needed a reminder of just how fallen this world is, this modern day slavery does the trick. What I am learning is that it is in my own backyard. People are being sold every day and treated as if they are less than human. To make it worse, children are often the victims.
“Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery. It involves controlling a person through force, fraud, or coercion to exploit the victim for forced labor, sexual exploitation, or both.”
I have read the Bible many times in my lifetime, but I am always finding new things or new understanding. It makes the Bible always fresh for me. Sometimes a focus on one verse can bring me to make several connections throughout the Scriptures. Continue reading →