Lessons from the scriptures on equality

There are no words more powerful than the Lord’s regarding racism and equality:

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

John 13:34-35

[T]hus saith the Lord: Ye shall anot esteem one flesh above another, or one man shall not think himself above another;

Mosiah 23:7

The scriptures very clear on what the Lord thinks:

[H]e (God) doeth that which is good among the children of men; and he doeth nothing save it be plain unto the children of men; and he ainviteth them ball to ccome unto him and partake of his goodness; and he ddenieth none that come unto him, black and white, ebond and free, male and female; and he remembereth the fheathen; and all are alike unto God, both Jew and Gentile.

2 Nephi 26:33

[T]he Lord esteemeth all aflesh in one;

1 Nephi 17:35

Law should be equally applied to everyone. Everyone should have the same rights.

[I]t was strictly contrary to the commands of God that there should be a law which should bring men on to unequal grounds.

Alma 30:7

God has always commanded us (all of us) to love one another:

[W]hosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

1 John 3:10-11

If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.

James 2:8-9

President Nelson recently shared the following:


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