Racism and the Church

Passage: Galatians 3:26-29
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Youversion Notes

“Racism” = the belief that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. (merriam-webster.com)

TRUTH:  There is no race that is superior to another. Galatians 3:26-29

What matters most to God is your faith, not your race.


How did the Church fall into racist thinking & practices?

  1. Bible passages that have been used to support racism
    • Exodus 21:1-36, Deuteronomy 15:12-18
    • Leviticus 25:44-46 counterpoint Exodus 22:21, Leviticus 19:33-34
    • Genesis 11:1-9
    • Genesis 9:18-27
  2. Bible passages to refute racist ideologies
    • Matthew 20:25-28
    • John 13:13-17
    • John 1:12; 3:16
    • Acts 17:26
    • Galatians 3:26-29

TRUTH:  All human life has equal value; no one race is superior to another.


QUESTION:  What will YOU do about racism?

My NEXT STEP with God...

  • With God’s help, I will resist the racism in my own heart and recognize the beauty and value of all people and races.
  • Because I am a follower of Jesus, today I am making a commitment to stand against racism whenever I see it.
  • I plan to dig deeper into the issue of racism by:


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