Oneness Restored

Highlighting Imperfect Stories of Oneness, Justice, and Reconciliation

Oneness Restored - Racism is Sin



November 23, 2020

Genesis 3, Ephesians 2, James 2, Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23

Oneness Restored

Episode Two: Racism is Sin

Genesis 3, Ephesians 2, James 2, Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23

Episode Summary:

All human beings are created Imago Dei, “In the Image of God.” Our inherent worth and value are grounded in Our Creator. However, Created Goodness has been corrupted, sin is not original. It is a corruption of the original, goodness that God declares over all creation in Genesis 1 creation account.

New City Catechism

Sin is rejecting or ignoring God in the world he created, rebelling against him by living without reference to him, not being or doing what he requires in his law- resulting in our death and the disintegration of all creation.”

Descriptions and Definitions:

Prejudice – a negative attitude or assumption about others on the basis of their identification with a certain group of people.

Racism – a prejudicial attitude and/or behavior directed against persons on the basis of their race. Racism may manifest itself interpersonally as well as institutionally


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