© 2003 – 2020 The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Racial acceptance is easy, in that all one has to do is accept someone is of another race and culture. T Such differences are a beautiful representation of the grandeur of who God is. I Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions.

Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church at Cenchreae. But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed. U ‣ From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. Our response as Christians should not be to eradicate our differences of race and culture, but to eradicate the sins of pride, power, and supremacy that distort them. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. We are unified in Christ within our diversity.

Though this is a profound truth, many have misused this passage in an attempt to eradicate the cultural and ethnic differences we possess as image bearers. Finally, lest Christians think that this gospel of freedom provides opportunity to sin, the Rev. © 2003-2020 The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod All Rights Reserved. Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. Editor's note: This piece originally ran at the The Witness. Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon.

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.

The Rev. Introduction In addition to the worrisome aspects of feminism to the biblical faith, in parts 1 and 2 of our discussion we called attention to feminism’s misinterpretation of Galatians 3:28, Paul’s “neither male nor female” statement. ‣ Galatians 4:14 And although my illness was a trial to you, you did not despise me or reject me. Publisher: OpenBible.info.

Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! E Galatians 3:26 You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. O Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory. Division, superiority, and inferiority have been eradicated in Christ Jesus. I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords. I Paul’s Incredible Claim 1700 28th Street SE And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. And he will rule them with a rod of iron, as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. M “Not that there is another one” (Gal. In the film, hypnotism is used to reinforce racial supremacy and control. In the church, the misinterpretation of Galatians 3:28 is used as a similar tool.