We have now entered the season of the church year called Epiphany. The word “Epiphany” has roots in a Greek word meaning ”to shine forth.” While we celebrate the birth of Jesus as Israel’s Messiah in the Christmas season, Epiphany celebrates the revelation or shining forth of the Messiah as the light of the world, a light to all nations.
The concept of race leads to the power of racism used by a predominantly white society to control non-white people.
The powers ordered by God in Christ become rebellious.
Many Bible readers have been captivated by the imagery of the “armor of God” in Ephesians 6. However, the big question is “What are the powers referred to in the passage?”