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The ESV Standard Lesson Commentary is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday school class and personal study or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Standard Lesson Commentaries combine thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions to provide 52 weeks of lessons in a single volume.

servants. In the Sabbath Year, debts are to be canceled (some suggest “suspended”) in the case of loans made to Israelites (Deuteronomy 15:1–6). The law also states that a Hebrew servant is to serve for six years, then in the seventh year he or she is to be set free (15:12). A 2013 report by the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative indicates that not giving the agricultural land breaks from growing crops or forests has consequences. Erosion increases, soil quality
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