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Timothy Isaiah Cho @tisaiahcho
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"What if we applied [Matthew 23] to race and justice? What if we exercised a little creativity and thought about what Jesus might say to the church in America when it comes to race and justice? What if Matthew 23 were to read:
'Woe to you, Reformed Christians and racial moderates, hypocrites! For you hold events to commemorate civil rights activists and read books about the martyrs of anti-racism saying, "If we had lived during the Civil Rights movement, we would not have taken part with the...
racists in shedding the blood of the protestors." Thus you witness against yourselves that you are sons and daughters of those who murdered Martin Luther King, Jr. Fill up, then, the measure of your slaveholding and segregationist fathers and mothers. You racists! You racial...
moderates! How are you to escape being sentenced to hell? Therefore I send you social justice warriors and community organizers and activists, some of whom you will put in jail and lynch, and some you will call ‘Marxists’ in your churches and troll on social media, so that on...
you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of the righteous Medgar Evers to the blood of Emmett Till, the son of Mamie Till-Mobley, whom you lynched in Mississippi. Truly I say to you, all these things will come upon this Millennial and Gen Z generation.'
What if Christ is speaking those words to us?"

Powerful words by @JemarTisby. Watch the whole lecture here:

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