Poetry: Wheatley – On Being Brought from Africa to America

’Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,Taught my benighted soul to understandThat there’s a God, that there’s a Saviour too:Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.Some view our sable race with scornful eye,‘Their colour is a diabolic die.’Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,May be refin’d, and join th’ angelic train.Phillis Wheatley, On Being Brought from Africa to America I first heard …

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Twice Freed: Slavery, Freedom, and Forgiveness

Author: Patricia St. John Publisher: Christian Focus Publications Onesimus wanted what any young boy wants: fun, adventure, travel, love, and most of all, freedom. Unfortunately, Onesimus's life did not include any of these things. Instead, he was a servant to the wealthy Philemon and his family. Sure, his life was not as hard as it could …

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Defending the Faith: Science and Racism

I find it incredible how often secular scientists get so close to the truth and yet end up right where they started - rejecting the authority of God's Word. I recently came across an article in National Geographic (NatGeo) that disturbed me. The article was There's No Scientific Basis for Race - It's a Made-Up Label by Elizabeth Kolbert. Now …

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