Central church of Christ 

New Smyrna Beach, Fl 

Sunday Bible Study, 9am.    Sunday Worship, 10am & 5 pm.    Wednesday Bible Study, 7pm.

Dealing With Issues: Prejudice.

Seen mainly in Scripture as a bias against places, peoples and ideas. It is sometimes so firmly rooted as to resist all contrary evidence.

Prejudice due to an attitude of superiority Jdg 11:1-3; 1Sa 10:27; 25:10-11; Lk 18:11.  

 


Prejudice based on fear or jealousy 1Sa 18:8-9,29.



Hostility incorrectly assumed Ge 12:11-12 See also Ge 20:1-2.



Prejudice in terms of partiality

Favoritism Ge 25:28; 37:3; 44:20,27-29.



Prejudice on grounds of outward appearance or behavior Jas 2:3-4 See also 1Sa 16:7; 2Sa 14:25; Ecc 9:16; Jn 8:15; Ro 14:1,3,10,13; 1Co 4:5; Gal 2:6.



Prejudice due to race Est 3:5-6 See also Ezr 4:15-16; Ne 4:1-4; Est 3:8-14; 7:4; Da 6:3-9,13.



Partiality forbidden Ex 23:3 See also Lev 19:15; Jas 2:9.



God is not prejudiced

God is impartial Ac 10:34 See also Ro 2:11; Eph 6:9; Col 3:25.