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The gospel in its spirit and genius is hostile to slavery in every form, which under its influence is gradually disappearing from among men.
Slavery as it existed under the Mosaic law has no modern parallel. That law did not originate but only regulated the already existing custom of slavery (Ex. 21:20-21, 26-27; Lev. 25:44-46; Josh. 9:6-27).