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The Biblical Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a day set aside in the United States to remember and celebrate the achievements of the famous activist and the civil rights movement he championed. Most of us think of King as a cultural and political activist, but the vision he articulated wasn’t just a political one. It […]

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: A Devotional To Help You Discuss Race, Racism, and the Bible

In the course of planning the New Year and making New Year’s resolutions, did you give any thought to the types of conversations you want to see in your church or Bible study group this year? One of the most important conversations you can start (or re-start) in 2017 is about race and ethnicity in […]

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Act Justly and Love Mercy

What Bible verses or passages spring to mind when you hear the word “justice”? Like many Christians, I usually associate the Old Testament prophets with the concept of biblical justice, since much of their collective ministry was dedicated to restoring social justice in a society that failed to treat the poor and disenfranchised with God-mandated […]

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The Biblical Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today, America celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Do you think of King’s message of equality as a political statement? If so, you might be surprised by the extent to which the Bible formed the basis for King’s vision. King understood that the fight for equality was a spiritual, not just a cultural or political, […]

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Is God a Moral Monster?

Is the God of the Old Testament barbaric and bloodthirsty? Does the Bible condone slavery, polygamy, or other violence against unbelievers? Lee Strobel interviews author Paul Copan about the nature of the God of the Old Testament.

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Bible References in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

Today is the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Like many of King’s speeches and sermons, it contains numerous references to Bible passages. Here are some of them.

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The Bible Passages Behind Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Message

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it seems appropriate to look at some of King’s best-known sermons and identify the Bible passages upon which they are based.

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