Dr. King was right: "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend." But love is a "fruit" or work of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22). If America would turn to Dr. King's God, we would see Dr. King's dream fulfilled — beginning in this life and consummated in the next.
The pursuit of racial reconciliation is difficult at best, but we have a hope that is greater. A hope that reconciliation and the pursuit of the good of our neighbors will win out over hatred and the pursuit of evil. As Christians, our pursuit of diversity and unity isn't for the sake of reconciliation alone, but for the good of our neighbors and for the glory of God.
All Christians should affirm that "all people of all colors everywhere" are made in the image and likeness of God and merit the rights He has bestowed and which government has been charged with safeguarding. Should we not also affirm that God-given rights extend to all persons, regardless of gestational state, size, physical formation, intellectual development or capacity for self-sustenance?
Articles on news from Christian News Headlines. Trending hot topics and popular headlines stories.