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Racism - A Work of the Flesh

2 Corinthians 3:17
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

The problem isn’t if we are black, brown or white, rather the problem is our fallen state. For as soon as any group be they black, brown, white, a tribe or nation, the strong, rich or powerful gain an advantage over another group or individual, those walking in the flesh will exploit them every-time...

Jeremiah 17:9
More tortuous than anything is the [fallen] human heart, beyond remedy; who can understand it?

The beginning of God’s remedy for this is to be born-again of a new Spirit to walk no longer in the corruption of the flesh...

John 3:7
Do not be amazed that I told you, ‘You must be born from above.’

Until a person is born-again he has no choice but to live his life in the flesh, but the one who has been born-again ‘has the choice’ to either walk in the oldness of the flesh or the newness of the Spirit of life, to whom God commands...

Galatians 5:16
I say, then: live by the Spirit and you will certainly not gratify the desire of the flesh.

In the flesh is rich, poor, educated, uneducated, fat, thin, beautiful, ugly, black, brown, white and division, but those who having been born-again ‘choose’ to walk in the Spirit, they are one in Christ.
Thus those who have been born-again have a choice, to either walk in the flesh to fulfil its desires...

Galatians 5:19-21
19 Now the works of the flesh are obvious: immorality, impurity, licentiousness,
20 idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, rivalry, jealousy, outbursts of fury, acts of selfishness, dissensions, factions,
21 occasions of envy, drinking bouts, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

...or to walk in the Spirit to receive of its fruits...

Galatians 5:22-23
22 In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness,
23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

And at the length...
Those whom by accepting Christ have been born-again of a new Spirit and choose walk in it, crucifying the flesh [Lk 9:23] shall receive a new immortal body that can never be corrupted, and this at the return of our Lord to this Earth... and not the new yet to come [Rev 21:1].

1 Corinthians 15:51-55
51 Behold, I tell you a mystery. We shall not all fall asleep [Die before Christ returns], but we will all be changed,
52 in an instant, in the blink of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
53 For that which is corruptible must clothe itself with incorruptibility, and that which is mortal must clothe itself with immortality.
54 And when this which is corruptible clothes itself with incorruptibility and this which is mortal clothes itself with immortality, then the word that is written shall come about: “Death is swallowed up in victory.
55 Where, O death, is your victory?
Where, O death, is your sting?”

Racism then is the work of the flesh and those who walk therein will fulfil the desires of the flesh, if they are born-again or not. Now if a man who has been born-again is racist, he has left-off walking in the Spirit to obey the lusts flesh and although he ‘may not’ lose his salvation [1 Cor 3:15], it will not bode well for him at the Judgment Seat of Christ [2 Cor 5:10] where he should have received reward before entering the coming Millennium, but will rather be cast-out for the duration. [1000 yrs - Rev 20:4-7]

Matthew 25:24-30
24 Then the one who had received the one talent came forward and said, ‘Master, I knew you were a demanding person, harvesting where you did not plant and gathering where you did not scatter;
25 so out of fear I went off and buried your talent in the ground. Here it is back.’
26 His master said to him in reply, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I did not plant and gather where I did not scatter?
27 Should you not then have put my money in the bank so that I could have got it back with interest on my return?
28 Now then! Take the talent from him and give it to the one with ten.
29 For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich; but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
30 And throw this useless servant into the darkness outside, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.’

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