Just when we were climbing out of the pit of racism created by our ancestors, we are being dragged back into it—exchanging one form of racism for another. Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a denial of God’s grace and ought to be resisted by God’s people. That said, Christians should avoid overreactions to CRT proponents’ actions.
When we yield to temptation, we don’t want others to know it. We want to maintain the façade of external godliness. It's like we are living under a false identity, projecting an image to the world that is untrue to our real selves. And we think we are getting away with our “private” sin. So long as no one sees our hidden sins, no one needs to know. But Someone does.
Yesterday, we focused on our need for transformational peace with God and with each other.
Today, let’s identify some practical ways to “let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts” (Colossians 3:15) as we “strive for peace with everyone” (Hebrews 12:14).