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Ever Increasing Faith with Fred K. Price

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  • Apostle Frederick K.C. Price: Welcome to
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  • "Ever Increasing Faith."
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  • Dr. Betty Price: Grow in godliness.
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  • Frederick K. Price, Jr.: We walk by faith,
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  • not by sight.
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  • With the power of faith,
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  • you can do the impossible.
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  • With the power of faith,
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  • you can live a victorious life, changing
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  • one life after another from burned-out hopes
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  • to gleaming joy.
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  • With the power of faith, you can change your life.
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  • Let the power of faith transform your life.
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  • Apostle Price: Doesn't hematology
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  • have something to do with blood?
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  • Does that have something--am I close to that, doctors?
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  • A person who studies blood or deals with blood,
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  • would that be a hematologist?
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  • Hey, I get that--go on, girl. See the kid.
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  • Hey, all kind of extra.
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  • I know a little bit about nothing.
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  • I mean, anyway, praise the Lord.
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  • But now watch it.
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  • I'll guarantee you, and here's the thing that's unique.
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  • To show you that it's one blood, you can give transfusions
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  • to any racial group from any other racial group
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  • with comparable blood type.
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  • It all works.
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  • It all works.
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  • But why? Because blood is blood is blood.
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  • God only made one blood, not six bloods, not five bloods.
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  • It said, "Out of one blood." One blood.
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  • One blood. One blood.
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  • So there ain't no such thing as inferior blood.
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  • Black blood ain't no more inferior than white blood
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  • or red blood or brown blood or yellow blood because
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  • there's only one blood because there's only one human race.
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  • Only one human race.
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  • I mean, you're in it or you're out of it.
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  • I mean, there is no other race.
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  • There's one human race and it's one blood.
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  • God made everybody out of one blood.
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  • So all the bloods can intermix.
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  • Some of these black folk are white as some of you white folk.
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  • Where do you think that came from?
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  • They were made by the slave masters, by mixing
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  • that superior white blood with the inferior black blood.
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  • That's how you get all these varying shades of black folk.
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  • You got 'em from jet black, blue-black, to snow white.
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  • [congregation applauding]
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  • Frederick: Minus the seven dwarfs. One blood.
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  • How many bloods?
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  • All right, go to Romans chapter 2.
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  • Oh, yeah, we're gonna deal with this.
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  • But we are to--we have to have the same attitude that God has
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  • and if you don't,
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  • then I question whether you know God.
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  • Ha, ha.
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  • Ha, ha, ha.
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  • Yeah, because this is what God says.
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  • He shows no partiality; out of one blood God made everybody.
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  • Romans chapter 2, and we'll look at verses 10 and 11.
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  • It says: "But glory, honor, and peace to everyone who
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  • works what is good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
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  • For there is no partiality with God."
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  • How's that say in the--anybody have the traditional King James?
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  • What does it say?
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  • No, I mean, the part about partiality.
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  • Does it say, "No respecter of person"?
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  • Right, how does verse 11 read in the King James traditional?
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  • "For there is no respecter of person with God."
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  • No respecter of person.
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  • It's the same--it means the same as partial but it says:
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  • "For there is no partiality with God."
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  • See, God shows no partiality, so you can't.
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  • Not and be a Christian.
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  • Now you can be--you can and be a churchgoer.
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  • You can and be religious.
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  • But how can you have the Spirit of God?
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  • How can you be born by God's Spirit
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  • and not have some of God in you?
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  • And if there's no partiality with God, where do you
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  • get partiality from?
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  • How can you say you know God and you show partiality
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  • and he doesn't?
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  • Your Daddy doesn't but you do.
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  • Now that's three Scriptures I've given you and the Bible says
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  • in the mouth of two or three witnesses, so I'm biblically
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  • correct but I'm going beyond.
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  • Let's go to 2 Corinthians chapter 5.
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  • 2 Corinthians chapter 5, page 1017
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  • in the "Ever Increasing Faith" Study Bible.
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  • 2 Corinthians chapter 5.
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  • All right, 2 Corinthians chapter 5, beginning with verse 14.
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  • It says: "For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge
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  • thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for
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  • all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves,"
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  • ahh, "live no longer for themselves but for Him who died
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  • for them and rose again.
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  • Therefore, from now on, we regard no one
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  • according to the flesh.
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  • Even though we have known Christ according to the flesh,
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  • yet now we know Him thus no longer.
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  • Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation;
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  • old things have passed away;
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  • behold, all things have become new."
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  • Now, verse 16: "Therefore, from now on,
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  • we regard no one according to the flesh."
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  • Now, that's about as plain as the nose on your left foot.
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  • You'd have to hire you somebody to help you misunderstand that.
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  • He says, "We don't regard anybody according to flesh."
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  • But the church does.
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  • Christians do.
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  • And primarily white Christians.
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  • Now, don't be offended by that statement,
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  • and I'm not saying everybody.
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  • I know better than that. I know better than that.
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  • I'm not talking about everybody.
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  • I know better than that, okay?
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  • But too many.
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  • And the ones who are not, haven't said anything to the
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  • ones who are to change it so they're just as guilty.
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  • You are called under law an accessory after the fact.
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  • No, you didn't go in the bank, but you driving the getaway car.
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  • You're an accessory after the fact.
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  • You didn't pull any gun out, didn't have a bandana
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  • on your face, but you drove the getaway car.
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  • You're an accessory after the fact.
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  • You guilty just like the rest of 'em.
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  • So if you don't say anything against it,
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  • that means you're for it.
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  • So your silence condemns you.
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  • But see, this thing started with the slave owners who were white.
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  • They weren't black, they were white.
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  • Now, there are some black people that have a bit of a touch
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  • of racism in them.
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  • But the reason they do is
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  • because it's basically reactionary racism.
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  • It's basically reactionary racism.
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  • It's racism tried to get them to keep their heads above water
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  • and keep their sanity in the face of all the other racism
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  • that they had to be confronted with on a daily basis.
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  • It's reaction, it's a reaction to the racism
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  • that has been perpetrated against us.
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  • Even this thing with the light and dark black people.
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  • See, the slave owners, they inspired all of that.
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  • And I'm gonna talk a little bit more about that later.
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  • But they inspired all of that because, see, if you wanna keep
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  • people from rebelling against you, you've got to divide.
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  • If you can divide, you can conquer.
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  • If people ever get together and act as one,
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  • then they can exert some power and some influence.
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  • But if you can keep 'em scattered and fragmented,
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  • then you can control them better.
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  • So the slave owners figured that out.
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  • So they needed slaves to work inside the house
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  • and so they had it special.
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  • They were there with the white man, they were there with the
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  • boss man, with master, they were right under master's nose,
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  • they were in master's house.
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  • They cleaned master's bed.
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  • They washed master's sheets while the others were out
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  • in the field picking the cotton, picking the corn out there,
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  • doing all the dirty work.
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  • So after a while, I mean, listen, people have to survive
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  • and they'll find out however they can survive the best
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  • and so they found out that, listen,
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  • if I'm a little bit lighter and I get in the house,
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  • I got it made.
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  • And so they don't want them negroes out in the field to get
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  • into the house because that's gonna supplant their position
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  • and so they, the slaveowners, used that to keep us against
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  • each other and it's come down to us today.
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  • We've learned the lesson so well that we're still perpetrating
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  • that idiotic, stupid stuff today.
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  • [congregation applauding]
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  • Frederick: But here's what the Word says.
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  • Can you read verse 16: "Therefore , from now on,
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  • we regard no one according to the flesh."
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  • So that means that I don't evaluate you
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  • according to your flesh.
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  • Then neither should you evaluate me according to my flesh.
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  • Galatians chapter 2.
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  • See, we're gonna get down to the real underlying issue
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  • because nobody wants to deal with that.
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  • They wanna do all the superficial stuff.
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  • Like I said last week, the smoke and mirror stuff.
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  • They like that.
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  • They don't wanna deal with the real--but
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  • we gotta get down to it.
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  • If we don't get down to the cause, we can't fix it.
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  • And I'm telling you, we got a problem.
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  • The problem is bigger than you even realize
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  • with this race thing.
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  • And Christians, we can stop it.
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  • But instead of stopping it, we're perpetuating it because
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  • we're the biggest offenders.
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  • When I say "we" I'm talking about the church and I'm sad to
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  • say we--I'm in the church so I, you know,
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  • I get marked with the same thing.
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  • But it's a thing in the church, and the church
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  • has not done what it's supposed to do.
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  • All right, Galatians chapter what did I say, 2?
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  • All right, look at verse 6.
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  • It says: "But from those who seemed to be
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  • something--whatever, they were--whatever they were, it
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  • makes no difference to me; God shows personal favoritism to no
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  • man--for those who seemed to be something added nothing to me."
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  • This is Paul speaking. I want you to get that.
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  • Notice that again.
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  • "But from those who seemed to be something-- whatever they were,
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  • it makes no difference to me," Paul said, "God shows personal
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  • favoritism to no man."
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  • Okay, let me ask you a question.
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  • If God doesn't show personal favoritism to no man,
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  • then no man--how much be left out of "no man"?
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  • I mean, that statement, "no man."
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  • We could say "nobody," right? "No one."
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  • Then how many are left out?
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  • So then that means God doesn't show any favoritism to white
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  • folk, black folk, red folk, brown folk, yellow folk.
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  • We do, but God don't, to use my very best English.
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  • God don't be showing no favoritism, okay?
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  • So if I'm his child, I can't show favoritism either.
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  • All right, while you're right there in Galatians,
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  • look at the 3rd chapter.
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  • All right, look at verse 28.
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  • It says: "There is neither Jew nor Greek,
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  • there is neither slave nor free,
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  • there is neither male nor female;
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  • for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
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  • So if we're all one in Christ Jesus then I ought to be able to
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  • marry a white person or anybody.
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  • Now, see, I keep bringing that up because that's the thing that
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  • sticks in the white craw, is that thing about intermarriage.
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  • And I got a whole thing on it I'm gonna, if I ever get to it,
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  • to--I don't care about it.
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  • I don't have any concern.
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  • Don't wanna marry nobody white, black, green--
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  • Got a wife, had her for 44 years.
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  • I ain't gonna trade her in.
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  • So I--but I use that.
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  • I use that because I know it gets in the craw.
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  • I know because that's the real issue.
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  • Nobody wants to really come out in the open
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  • and talk about it, see?
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  • That's the real issue.
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  • I could give a care.
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  • You can marry a dog if you want to.
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  • I don't care about that.
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  • But if you have a problem with it, then I have a question: why?
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  • Since God shows no partiality and God shows--here, we have it
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  • right here, "But from those who seemed to be something--whatever
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  • they were, it makes no difference to me," Paul said,
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  • "God shows no personal favoritism to no man."
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  • So that would have to be no white man, no black man,
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  • no red man, no yellow man, no brown man.
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  • No man.
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  • So why do you?
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  • Oh, we're not finished yet.
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  • Go to James chapter 2.
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  • James chapter 2 and 1 Peter chapter 1 because we're gonna
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  • look at these two verses in juxtaposition to each other.
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  • Now, as I said before, last time, I realize, and then
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  • 1 Peter chapter 1, I realize that I'm being very graphic
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  • and you might say, "Well, Pastor, you know,
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  • do you have to be that graphic?"
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  • Yes, I do.
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  • And here's the reason why.
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  • Because it's my assignment.
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  • See, it's probably not yours, that's why God couldn't give it
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  • to you 'cause you so hung up, you couldn't be this open
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  • and free, see?
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  • And that's no commendation for me.
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  • That's just me.
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  • What you see is what you get.
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  • Like it, lump it, take it, leave it, that's it, see?
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  • No, I don't have to be this graphic.
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  • There's other ways to say it but I don't choose
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  • to say it that way.
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  • I wanna say it this way because I'm led to say it this way.
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  • Because that's the way you all talk on the street, see?
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  • That's the way you talk when you by yourself.
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  • See, don't try to kid the kid.
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  • That's exactly how you all talk.
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  • White folks, black folk, and all the rest of the folks.
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  • And you all know it so don't try to sit there,
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  • looking so innocent.
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  • All right, James chapter 2 and verse 9.
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  • It says: "But if you show partiality, you commit sin,"
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  • oh my God.
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  • Oh my gracious, what did this say?
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  • Maybe we better skip this verse.
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  • Oh my.
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  • "But if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted
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  • by the law as transgressors."
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  • How does it say in the King James traditional?
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  • "If you have respect of person, if you have respect."
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  • But it says: "If you show partiality,"
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  • oh, brother, sister.
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  • Got a lot of sinners in the church.
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  • "But if you show partiality, you commit sin."
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  • So you been running around here, thinking about getting drunk
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  • is a sin and using drugs is a sin and shacking up
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  • someplace is a sin.
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  • And it is, but you have never considered this business,
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  • this partiality stuff, this superior-inferior stuff.
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  • You don't consider that sin. God does.
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  • Can you read? And guess what?
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  • We're not reading from the book
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  • of Frederick K.C. Price.
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  • We be reading--we be reading from the B-I-B-L-E, the Bible.
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  • I mean, just in case you didn't know.
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  • I'm not reading from the Encyclopedia Galactica.
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  • Let me read it again.
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  • In fact, watch my lips in case you have a little hard
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  • hearing--you're a little hard of hearing.
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  • Listen, watch my lip.
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  • "But if you show partiality, you commit sin."
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  • Okay, let's move on to 1 Peter chapter 1.
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  • Oh, my, my.
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  • I'm not gonna ask you if you're getting anything out of this.
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  • Okay, 1 Peter chapter 1 beginning with verse 13:
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  • "Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest
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  • your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at
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  • the revelation of Jesus Christ; as obedient children, not
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  • conforming yourselves to the former lusts, as in your
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  • ignorance; but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in
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  • all your conduct, because it is written,
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  • 'Be holy, for I am holy.'
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  • And if you call on the Father, who without partiality
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  • judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves
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  • throughout the time of your stay here in fear,"
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  • reverence or respect.
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  • Get that--get that last verse, verse 17.
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  • "And if you call on the Father, who without partiality judges
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  • according to each one's work," so God judges the content
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  • of my character and not the color of my skin.
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  • So my question to you is who in God's green Earth do you think
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  • you are that you have a right to judge me by my skin
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  • when God doesn't?
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  • All right, if we fail to do this in the church, what we just
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  • read, all these things we read about, show no partiality, God's
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  • no respecter of person, what chance does the world have?
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  • They don't have any.
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  • Now, I want to share with you a message of a Sunday morning
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  • sermon delivered by a prominent charismatic minister here
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  • in the United States, just about 4, 4½, 5 years ago.
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  • So it's in what we call recent times.
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  • If I mentioned his name you would know
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  • who I was referring to.
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  • It is not my purpose to malign this minister in any way
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  • but rather to identify an apparent racial problem.
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  • Turn to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5.
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  • You see, things and I'm aware of this,
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  • things can appear to be
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  • and they actually not be a certain thing.
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  • So we have to guard ourselves against the appearance
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  • of what may connote a negative image.
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  • And this is--this is biblical directive.
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  • Now, listen to this.
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  • 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 and verse 22.
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  • It says: "Abstain from every form of evil."
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  • Now, in the King James traditional it uses
  • 00:20:12.220 --> 00:20:15.160
  • the word "appearance."
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  • It says: "Abstain from the appearance of evil."
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  • So here's my read on this.
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  • See if you can go along with this.
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  • My read on this is--and you know what abstain means, don't you?
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  • Can we get a definition or a consensus of opinion?
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  • What does abstain from something, what does that mean?
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  • Stay away, avoid it, right?
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  • Walk away from it, okay?
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  • Well, now, if he says to abstain from the appearance of evil,
  • 00:20:43.170 --> 00:20:50.170
  • then that means to avoid anything that looks like evil.
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  • Can you go along with that?
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  • Yes?
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  • Okay, so if it looks like evil, then we ought to avoid it.
  • 00:20:58.060 --> 00:21:02.060
  • Now, I don't know about your understanding of it,
  • 00:21:02.070 --> 00:21:05.220
  • but to me racism is evil because, see, actually,
  • 00:21:05.230 --> 00:21:10.060
  • it's an affront against God.
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  • In fact, here's really what it is.
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  • Racism is telling God that he is a blithering idiot, that he is a
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  • fool, that he is dumb, that he did not know when he created
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  • black folk that he was creating inferior product line.
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  • That's what you're saying in essence.
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  • God is dumb, God is stupid, senile.
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  • He's lost it.
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  • We need to put him in a retirement home
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  • because he created an inferior product.
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  • And it's funny to me how he could create all men out of one
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  • blood and only the black part of those that were created
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  • are inferior.
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  • Excuse me, somehow I have a real difficulty with that.
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  • He made us all out of one blood but the black folk
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  • are the inferior part?
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  • And the white folks are the superior
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  • and yet he made all of us out of one blood.
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  • Now, something--some kind of way I have--it don't fly.
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  • I mean, that dog won't bark.
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  • That fish will not swim.
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  • So he tells us to abstain
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  • from every form of evil.
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  • Racism is evil.
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  • Racial, ethnic, color, prejudice is evil.
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  • It doesn't come from God and it's not of faith,
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  • therefore it's sin.
  • 00:22:59.270 --> 00:23:04.200
  • So we should abstain from the appearance of racism.
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  • So if you look like a racist, talk like a racist,
  • 00:23:11.130 --> 00:23:16.000
  • act like a racist, you should avoid that.
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  • You should abstain from it.
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  • Knock, knock, anybody home?
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  • "I don't like this. I ain't gonna come back."
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  • Fine with me, keep your nappy-tail at home.
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  • Just wanted to get your attention.
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  • All right, now, listen to this.
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  • Based on biblical pronouncement, we should abstain from it,
  • 00:23:39.200 --> 00:23:42.130
  • whatever looks like evil.
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  • I think you agree with that?
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  • All right, look at Romans chapter 12.
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  • Some of you white folk didn't know all this was in the Bible.
  • 00:23:54.050 --> 00:23:57.170
  • That's because your ministers have kept it from you because
  • 00:23:57.180 --> 00:24:00.270
  • they knew that you just as smart as everybody else in the world
  • 00:24:00.280 --> 00:24:04.110
  • and you would figure out that something's been wrong
  • 00:24:04.120 --> 00:24:06.180
  • with the way I was brought up, something's been wrong
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  • with the way I was told about those people
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  • that live down there in the ghetto.
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  • So they don't want you to know that because,
  • 00:24:16.000 --> 00:24:17.230
  • see, if you know--if you find out about this,
  • 00:24:17.240 --> 00:24:19.030
  • you're gonna rock the boat.
  • 00:24:19.040 --> 00:24:21.000
  • You're gonna disturb the status quo and they wanna keep
  • 00:24:21.010 --> 00:24:23.280
  • everything the way it is, so they don't wanna do anything
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  • that would rock the boat.
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  • Sorry, cat's out of the bag. Jack is out of the box.
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  • Romans chapter 12, verse 17: "Repay no one evil for evil.
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  • Have regard for good things in the sight of all men."
  • 00:24:41.200 --> 00:24:47.110
  • Now, in the King James it says in that same verse, Romans 12
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  • and 17, this is the way it says it:
  • 00:24:52.150 --> 00:24:54.270
  • "Recompense no man evil for evil.
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  • Provide things honest in the sight of all."
  • 00:24:57.070 --> 00:25:00.130
  • Now, I wanna zero in on this business of honest because
  • 00:25:00.140 --> 00:25:04.070
  • my read of the organized church world which is basically
  • 00:25:04.080 --> 00:25:09.050
  • presided over by whites and has the largest contingent
  • 00:25:09.060 --> 00:25:12.180
  • of members because they are the majority society,
  • 00:25:12.190 --> 00:25:15.200
  • I mean, that's just obvious, you know.
  • 00:25:15.210 --> 00:25:18.160
  • But the thing about it is the church has not been honest.
  • 00:25:18.170 --> 00:25:24.090
  • Like the--like what we heard last week when I played you
  • 00:25:24.100 --> 00:25:27.150
  • that Klu Klux Klan tape--that Ku Klux Klan tape.
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  • See, I have to--I don't agree with their philosophy.
  • 00:25:31.000 --> 00:25:34.080
  • No kind of way do I do that, but I have to respect their honesty.
  • 00:25:34.090 --> 00:25:39.020
  • They don't leave any doubt about how they feel about black folk.
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  • And I like that because I know where the snake
  • 00:25:44.060 --> 00:25:46.120
  • is so I ain't gonna step on him by mistake.
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  • Some of the rest of you treacherous rascals,
  • 00:25:49.060 --> 00:25:51.020
  • we don't know exactly where you are.
  • 00:25:51.030 --> 00:25:52.190
  • You smile at me, shake my hand, buy my tape, okay, and so we're
  • 00:25:52.200 --> 00:26:02.190
  • gonna talk now a little bit about some things that have to
  • 00:26:02.200 --> 00:26:05.180
  • do with honesty because that's--when I play this tape
  • 00:26:05.190 --> 00:26:08.000
  • for you I want you to hear from the mouth
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  • of the person themselves.
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  • I'm not gonna go by what somebody said
  • 00:26:13.010 --> 00:26:14.270
  • they thought they overheard.
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  • You know, I'm out of time.
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  • I tried to stretch this out but listen,
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  • we walk by faith, not by sight.
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  • and you, our faithful friends and partners in this area.
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  • Thank you.
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