In Your Pulpits, Where are all the Sermons against Racism?

St. Louis, MO, has once again reminded us of the racial tensions in this nation.  American citizens–because of the color of their skin–continue to be the victims of racial discrimination and racial injustice.

This is no time to be silent.  So I ask my white brothers and sisters, “In your pulpits, where are all the sermons against 8261-pulpit.400w.tnracism in this nation?”

I continue to hear from the pulpit sermons against this sin and that sin, in our society.  But you do not preach against racial discrimination and racial injustice toward blacks and other minorities.

Or don’t we think racial discrimination and racial injustice are gospel issues?

  • (1) Well, we need to ask Peter about his own bout with  racism when commissioned by the risen Lord to take the gospel to the Gentiles, people outside his own race (Acts 10)?
  • (2) Or we may ask Peter about his withdrawal from a table fellowship with Gentiles because of the remaining prejudice in his heart (Galatians 2)?

On both occasions Peter was rebuked for his prejudiced behavior displayed toward the race and culture of the other (Acts 10:15 and Gal. 2:14).

So I appeal to my privileged white brothers and sisters–Do something.  Take a stance against the racial discrimination and racial injustice that are shown toward your black brother and sisters and other minorities in this nation.

This is not the time to be silent.

Let your prophetic voice be heard.

Make it a gospel issue–because it is (Galatians 2:14)!

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5 Responses to In Your Pulpits, Where are all the Sermons against Racism?

  1. Craig Benno says:

    My heart breaks over this.

    • TC Robinson says:

      Be in prayer, my brother.

      • Craig Benno says:

        I think you will like my latest post linked to yours T.C. Your welcome to use it as you please.

        Father God, my heart breaks over the state of your people. Cause deep revelation of what it means to have unity within your body. Deliver us from the evil of racism. Cause your people to grow in love for one another. Cause us to walk, breather, eat and live in the true freedom of your Gospel as real equals – not just in theory – instead in practice. Forgive us when we mistrust another on the basis of our skin color.

        Forgive us when we judge another on the basis of our position in society. Or we judge another on our age or gender.

        Strengthen us with might as individuals and as your people. Free us from demonic mindsets which prevent us from living as one.

        In Jesus name I pray.

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