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WE’RE ALL DIRT

I like what Jesse Duplantis says about pride and prejudice. He says that we were all made of dirt, that there’s white dirt, red dirt, yellow dirt, brown dirt, and black dirt, so we all came from the same place; we’re dirt. We would think that it crazy if we saw one clump of dirt telling another clump of dirt "I’m better than you are."

That is exactly what we do when we tell someone who’s not the same color that we are, "I’m better than you" or "I’m so different than you that we can’t associate with each other." We’re all just dirt, and no matter what color dirt we are, we’re still just dirt.

Source: Jesse Duplantis, from a sermon by Michael McCartney, "Be Responsible, Not Irresponsible" 1 Corinthians 8, 7/16/08

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