Think back. What sticks out?
But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
Luke 10:29 NIV
But if you favor some people over others, you are committing a sin. You are guilty of breaking the law.
James 2:9 NLT
There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Galatians 3:28 NIV
Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.
Start thinking. Ask questions to get your group thinking.
Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.
Start digging. Read Scripture about racial equality.
Start praying. Be bold, and pray specifically.
God, will You break down the racial and social walls we’ve put up? Holy Spirit, reveal in our hearts any prejudice You want out. Give us the strength to love as You first loved us. Amen.
Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.
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Loving your neighbor as Christ taught us is the key to racial reconciliation. Racism isn’t a skin issue—it’s a sin issue. In Week 1 of How to Neighbor, Pastor Craig Groeschel reveals our part in ending racism.