This is the process of physically and emotionally restoring of a person who has experienced a difficult or painful situation.
The three stages through which the restoration process is carried out are:
This is part of warfare calling Christians to take part in the fight against slavery. Jesus was clear about Christians’ responsibility to do something regarding issues such as human trafficking when He told the Parable of the Good Samaritan. When they asked Him what it takes to inherit eternal life, Jesus immediately replied we must love God with all our heart and love our neighbour as ourselves. He pointed to someone who cared for a socially outcast stranger who had been stripped, beaten and left for dead.
Jesus said “Go and do likewise”. In Luke 4:18-19 Jesus describes His mission. It includes evangelism, healing and proclaiming freedom for prisoners, and releasing the oppressed. Today this is our mission too.
The Christian churches may have a great contribution to eradicate human trafficking if they get involved.