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    Help Wanted – Burden Bearers

    And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people a work. 2 Chronicles 2:18 Solomon was preparing to build the temple. 2 Chronicles 2 speaks of all the people/skills that would be needed. Burden bearers, also referred to as ‘common laborers’ are people who carry loads. Hewers cut wood/stone apart with a sharp instrument making them perfect for building. The word of God edifies us in the same way – equipping and perfecting us for service to the King (Hebrews 4:12, Ephesians 4:12). Solomon was…