Sermon Illustrations about Bigotry

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The Unnamed

It seems that more than ever the compulsion today is to identify, to reduce someone to what is on the label. To identify is to control, to limit. To love ...


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False Assumptions

"All generalizations are false, including this one," yet we keep making them. We create images--graven ones that can't be changed; we dismiss ...


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The Courage of a Seamstress

I think of a seamstress, a member of the Dexter Avenue Baptist church, a devoted Christ follower, who believed that Jesus had something to teach a segregated ...


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Racism Still Alive

I recently went to the Smoky Mountains with some friends to do some rock climbing. We came to a small town near Knoxville, Tennessee, and pulled into ...


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The Abridging of Conscience

I don't suppose we have ever again gathered under one roof such an assembly of wise and noble people as created our Constitution and declared that ...


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No Racial Barriers

Skin color does not matter to God, for he is looking upon the heart. When men are standing at the foot of the cross, there are no racial barriers.


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When God Smiles

"I was alone, and those [segregationist] people were screaming, and suddenly I saw God smiling, and I smiled," one North Carolina girl of eight ...


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Duke Ellington on Offenses

The Ken Burns PBS series on jazz music has a terrific quote by jazz great Duke Ellington. Duke was asked about his feelings at not being able, as a black ...


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Inheriting Hatred

Two decades after the Civil War, North and South still had not achieved reconciliation. Such a reconciliation would not succeed unless it was achieved ...


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"Remains of the Day:" Weak Convictions

Remains of the Day explores the repressed love between the devoted English butler, Mr. Stevens (Anthony Hopkins), and the head housekeeper, Miss Kenton ...


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