8 Bible Verses about African Americans

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 21 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

John 3:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Song of Solomon 1:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Exodus 21:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“Whoever steals a man and sells him, and anyone found in possession of him, shall be put to death.

Genesis 15:13-14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years. But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

Jeremiah 13:23 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also you can do good who are accustomed to do evil.

Deuteronomy 23:15-16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“You shall not give up to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you. He shall dwell with you, in your midst, in the place that he shall choose within one of your towns, wherever it suits him. You shall not wrong him.

Philemon 1:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

No longer as a slave but more than a slave, as a beloved brother—especially to me, but how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.

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