There is No Longer Jew nor Greek….

Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness;…” So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. – Genesis 1:26a; 27

As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to the promise. – Galatians 3:27-29

Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. – Acts 10:34-35

I was angered with much of America over this past weekend concerning the events in Charlottesville where a few hundred hatred filled white nationalists and self proclaimed neo-nazis descended upon that town to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a park. It quickly became clear that their reason for gathering was just an excuse to push a larger agenda of hate and bigotry; and they came looking for a fight.

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