Diversity has taken on a variety of meanings throughout the past several decades. As society has evolved and shifted, so have the very concepts of diversity and racism. Yet, how should Christians approach a Biblical perspective of diversity in contrast to the many definitions from society? Scripture truly is the primary example of utmost diversity, as the unique beauty of all of creation is on display. In this video, Trillia Newbell defines what Christians truly mean by the term diversity within the context of Scripture.
- Diversity in the Culture
- Diversity in the Bible
- God’s Glory
What Do We Mean by Racism?
Diversity, the word, has been politicized, and actually, it has had various meanings. In the sixties, it probably would’ve been talking about desegregation. By the seventies, eighties, we’re talking about Affirmative Action. In the Bible, you won’t see the word, diversity, but it’s all throughout.
What Do We Mean by Diversity?
We see that God created the world, and He created it very diverse. He is even three-in-one. We see this beauty of diversity in language, and in culture, and in colors. It is all throughout the scriptures. When I’m talking about diversity, I’m speaking about God’s creation, and how He’s made us uniquely designed for His glory.