WHEREAS, Christians are profoundly indebted to the ancient Hebrew nation because of its contribution to our faith; and
WHEREAS, Baptists and Jews share a common heritage of persecution and suffering for conscience sake; and
WHEREAS, Periodic waves of anti-Semitism emerge in our nation; and
WHEREAS, Christians believe that God loves all the people of the world;
Be it therefore RESOLVED, That the messengers at the 1981 Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Los Angeles, June 9-11, 1981, commend our Southern Baptist Convention leaders as they seek sincere friendship and meaningful dialogue with our Jewish neighbors.
Los Angeles, California