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ians VI. 5-7: Servants, [dou=loi,] be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your hearts as unto Christ: not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; with good will doing service, as to the Lord, and notChrist, doing the will of God from the heart; with good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men.
Doing the will of Gold — with good will. We must certainly understand that it was the duty of those slaves to give both assent and consent to their condition, as a thing coming to them in the order of God's providence, and pleasing to him; and therefore serve their masters with the same willing obedience, because therein their understandings; and hence, cheerfully submitting to their providential condition as from the Lord, they obeyed their masters in singleness of heart as unto Christ.
They submitted, as any other good man submits, with consent as well as assent to his providential condition, and goes forth to the duties of that condition with