Bible whites dating blacks
The original judge, Leon Bazile, who had handed down the conviction, refused to reconsider his earlier decision.He argued, Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, Malay, and red, and placed them on separate continents, and but for the interference with his arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages.I agree that ethnic diversity is God’s good plan for humanity, and that it serves to glorify God more than ethnic sameness would have.This ethnic diversity will mark the people of God in the age to come.South Carolina did not amend its state constitution on the issue for thirty years (1998), and Alabama took until 2000. But far more important than the legalization of interracial marriage in one nation is the fact that God’s revealed will for the world is not undermined but advanced when a man and a woman from different ethnicities marry in Christ.
I remember from the time I was a teenager growing up in South Carolina how the arguments from “nature” were used, and carried the day for most of us in our blindness to the fullness of biblical truth.
The human lines that flowed from the sons of Noah after the flood (Shem, Ham, and Japheth) have flowed into far more diversity than three or five racial and ethnic types of human beings.
There is no reason to think that diversification has stopped.
God “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth” (Acts ).
This is important because in the sad history of racial “science,” which justified prejudice on the basis of blacks having a different origin than whites, “the message of the Christian Scriptures constrained the development of polygenist ideas of multiple human origins” (Colin Kidd, , 271.).