Resources on Race and Ethnic Harmony

Resources on Race and Ethnic Harmony

Outsiders Brought In

Isaiah 56:1-8 56:1 This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice    and do what is right,for my salvation is close at hand    and my righteousness will soon be revealed.2 Blessed is the one who does this—    the person who holds it fast,who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it,    and keeps their hands from doing any evil.” 3 Let no foreigner who is bound to the Lord say,    “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.”And let no eunuch complain,    “I am only a dry tree.” 4 For this is what the Lord says: “To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths,    who choose what pleases me    and…

The Beginning of the End of Racism

Luke 4:14-30 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15 He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place…