Racial Privilege? Replacing Envy with Love

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth,which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God,who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” – 1 Timothy 6:17-18

What do you think about the privileges (or blessings) associated in regards to nationality, race, wealth, education, looks, and so forth? Are these sinful things people should be made to feel guilty about? If so, should the privileged be forced to share what they have with those who are envious of that privilege? Or is there another way for people to behave in Christian society?

If you are curious to find out more about this subject, as well as what Pastor Doug Wilson (Reformed Theologian and author of “Is Christianity Good for the World”) has said about Racial Privilege, you may want to take a look at our latest overview of this important topic. Just click on the following link, or look on the Resource Downloads under the “essays” category for: Racial Privilege: Replacing envy with love. As with all our resources, feel free to print them out, share with a friend, or save it for convenient reading at a later date.

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