Episode 21 - IMMIGRATION

Show Notes:

  • Migration and Immigration
    • Post-Industrial-Revolution Urban Migration
    • Some Reflections on America 
  • Typical Reasons for Immigration
    • Economic Opportunity
    • Reasons involving Faith
      • Seeking religious freedom
      • Seeking the spread of their faith
    • Seeking Refuge (Refugees)
    • Aquila and Priscilla (Acts 18) have migrated from Rome to Corinth for a combination of all these reasons
  • Immigration in the Scriptures
    • Abram (Abraham)
    • The Move to Egypt and the Oppressive Discrimination
    • The Migration to Canaan
    • The Story of Ruth - courage of an immigrant in the face of discrimination
    • The Purpose of Israel as a Light to Other Nations (Isaiah 2:3)
    • Immigration Themes in Hebrews 11
      • "Strangers and pilgrims"
      • "Seeking a country of their own"
      • We are all immigrants...and that understanding keeps our faith moving
    • The Great Commission - into all the Nations
      • God calls us to migrate
      • Isn't it a blessed opportunity when God brings "the nations" to our doorstep?