Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Race and Ethnicity - Does God Have a Favorite Nationality?
“The truth I have now come to realise, is that God does not have favourites, but that anybody of any nationality who fears God and does what is right is acceptable to him.’” (Acts 10:34, 35, Jerusalem Bible)
The Bible says that all peoples, regardless of stature, culture, color, or language, are members of one human family and that "all nations" were “made out of one man. (Acts 17:26)
The apostle Paul admonished Christians and practicers of Bible principles to do "nothing out of contentiousness or out of egotism, but with lowliness of mind considering that the others are superior to YOU." (Phil. 2:3) This certainly would not involve viewing those of another race as a so-called “inferior” race.
Recommended Related Articles:
Race and Ethnicity: We Are All One Family (g 11/09 pp. 22-23; JW.ORG)
What Is the Solution to Ethnic Intolerance? (w07 7/1 pp. 3-6; Watchtower Online Library)
Where Do the Different Races Come From? (Search For Bible Truths)
Is a Classless Society Really Possible? (w02 1/1 pp. 4-7; Watchtower Online Library)