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During the celebration of Martin Luther King Day, newly inaugurated Alabama Governor Robert Bentley stated that those who have not accepted Christ as their savior are not his brothers and sisters.  The comment raised an immediate firestorm of criticism.  

Did Governor Bentley get it right or wrong?  Both.  He is certainly correct that the Bible teaches that to be a son or daughter of God, and hence a brother or sister, one must have trusted in Jesus Christ the eternal Son of God.  But is there biblical support for calling non-Christians our brothers?  I would answer with a qualified yes. Read the rest of this entry »