“After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands...” – Revelation 7:9
This scene of worship from the very throne of heaven stands as a healthy reminder of why racism is a uniquely hideous sin: the ultimate picture of our destiny is one of unity in diversity, worshiping God as one – people throughout history from every race & culture, join together for a common cause: WORSHIP.
If our lives after trusting Christ are to be anything, they are to be a light on a hill for the lost, & a time to train/practice now what will one day be. When we’re saved our identity is changed, & until we pass away, or He returns, the rest of life is an act of becoming who we are.
So take some time today & reflect. If you’d like to take a deeper look, start with this challenging yet helpful free ebook from John Piper: BLOODLINES (made available through DesiringGod.org)