Verse 1: Would it not be better to be free of the yoke? Free to serve as I choose? Free to live as I please?
Some get irked / burdened and resentful regarding the obligations of service.
Learning to serve is not a wasted lesson.
The school of service is not an education wasted.
The discipline of the yoke leaves it’s mark on the character.
Take the collar off the dog, the mark can still be seen.
Nehemiah served Artaxerses, before serving God at Jerusalem
Joshua was the servant of Moses