Romney asked if interracial dating a sin

10-Jan-2017 07:25 by 3 Comments

Romney asked if interracial dating a sin

There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.(NIV, Galatians -28) laws which banned interracial marriages. A number of attempts were made to use the Bible to justify those bans on interracial marriage.

There are a few incidental mentions of race in the Bible (e.g., that Ethiopian's skin was different, Jeremiah ), but there is nothing saying one race is superior to another.

Here’s how he responds to those who would claim that “cultural differences make interracial marriage wrong because the couple will be incompatible”: 1.

We should base ideas of compatibility on the facts of a situation not on the color of the people. There are same-race couples that are less compatible than interracial couples, because the issue is not race but sufficient spiritual union, common conviction, and similar expectations to make the marriage workable. (Racial Harmony and Interracial Marriage) With that being said, we know that one of the main things that can really make an interracial relationship/marriage difficult is a disapproving family.

During the Fundamentalist-Modernist controversy of the 1920s, Christian evangelist Bob Jones, Sr.

grew increasingly concerned about the secularization of higher education and the influence of religious liberalism in denominational colleges.

In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000, in 2017, 40,000.

The university's athletic teams, the Bruins, compete in Division II of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

In His Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke -37), Jesus told of a Samaritan man who was kind to a Jewish man even thought they were enemies of different religions, nationalities and racial backgrounds.

At the end, Jesus tells us, " You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.

Christ does not call us to a prudent life, but to a God-centered, Christ-exalting, justice-advancing, counter-cultural, risk-taking life of love and courage. I’m thankful for John Piper’s and Trillia Newbell’s writings on this.

Will it be harder to be married to another race, and will it be harder for the kids? What I would like to provide here is biblical and practical advice on to how to engage a disapproving family, whether it is your own or your significant other’s, toward the ends of God being glorified, sin mortified, Satan horrified, and all involved edified. The term “enemy” may sound a bit harsh to some, but when a family is opposing you or your relationship simply because of the racial dynamic (while simultaneously making a relationship with a potential spouse more difficult), it’s hard to view them as anything else. Biblical love is the basis for everything I have to say here. The Scriptures call us to love that prevails and changes our current circumstances.

While he’s right that the press has given Romney a pass on Mormonism’s racist near-past, and will continue to do so, that covenant was notably absent in 2008, when the candidate was Barack Obama, and the religion was Black Liberation Theology.