Events in Dallas

Recent events in Dallas have everybody on edge and thinking of racial tension with a renewed sense of urgency. Many people blame "Black Lives Matter" for much of it, while others say it is the behavior of white police officers in the first place that have brought all of this upon them. It seems that the racial divide as widened since the president was first inaugurated. Do I blame the president for that? No, not really. I blame people in general. I blame evolutionists, who made this idea of different races popular. What? Evolutionists? What have they to do with it, you may ask?

Discussions of different races and humans vs. "subhumans" became more widespread after appearing in certain literature early on that promoted the theory of evolution. Some early adherents of the theory began discussing the different "races of man." The Bible makes no such distinction of race between any group of people. In fact, quite clearly there is one race of humans: mankind.Moreover, if you wish to leave the bible out of it and approach the subject from a purely scientific point of view, then you will soon discover that DNA makes the case for only one species of man.

The cure for the ills of society, when it comes to racial tension, is clearly mentioned in the Bible: JESUS. The following gem is taken from the Book of Acts, chapter 17 and verses 26-28: And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. (KJV)

My thanks to my pastor for pointing these words from Acts out recently when teaching from the book.

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