Racism vs. Gracism
- Saturday, September 01, 2007
- "I will lift you up." Lifting up the humble among us. (Special honor)
- "I will cover you." Protecting the most vulnerable among us from embarrassment. (Special modesty)
- "I will share with you." Refusing to accept special treatment if it is at the detriment of others who need it. (No special treatment)
- "I will honor you." God, as a gracist, has given greater honor to the humble. (Greater honor)
- "I will stand with you." When the majority helps the minority, and the stronger help the weaker, it keeps us from division within the body. (No division)
- "I will consider you." Having a heart as big for our neighbors as we do for ourselves. (Equal concern)
- "I will celebrate with you." When the humble, or less honorable, are helped, we are to rejoice with them. (Rejoices with it)
From Gracism: The Art of Inclusion by David A. Anderson (IVP Books, 2007).
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