Work Heartily for the Lord
Ancient historians estimate that there were some 60,000,000 slaves in the Roman Empire, or about one-half the population.
Obey your earthly masters in everything
That attitude shows no reverence for the Lord who has called all his people to full, single-hearted human living. Even if they are treated like animals or worse, slaves are still to regard themselves as fully human beings.
Work heartily as for the Lord - in whatever you do
The Master in Heaven will Reward You
Serve the Lord Christ
No Worries - Wrongdoers will be repaid with no favoritism
Masters have a Master
In whatever role, then, a Christian finds himself or herself, at home or at work, life can and must be lived ‘for the Lord’, and in harmony with one’s fellow human beings.