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A Word with You - Nov. 24, 2014

  • 2014 Nov 24
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Black and White and Jackie

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I was 12 years old. I was on a Southern vacation with my folks. I've never forgotten those signs I saw on the bathrooms: "Colored" "White".

See, we didn't have those signs in the racially mixed neighborhood where I grew up, so I didn't have a file folder for "colored" and "white". Jackie Robinson did. As America's first black baseball player in the Major Leagues, the baseball field was a battlefield. Before President Truman integrated the military, before Rosa Parks, and before Dr. King, Jackie faced a firestorm of brutal insults, racial taunts, and death threats. But he passed the test, and he helped open a door that helped change a nation.

He's the One of whom the Bible says in our word for today from the Word of God in Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." See, He changes a man from the inside out so that man can change his world.

When you open your life to Jesus, you start to act like Jesus. He changes you in ways you could never change yourself. If you would like to experience for yourself the difference Jesus can make, would you join me at our website, ANewStory.com. It's a new beginning place.

© (c) Ronald P. Hutchcraft
Distributed by Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc.

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