Reaching Hispanics: Our Neighbors. Seeing Hispanics through the eyes of Scripture. 1. Exodus 22:21 Do not vex or oppress the stranger because you were strangers in Egypt. . 2. Exodus 23:9 Do not oppress the stranger because you know what it’s like to be a stranger. .
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4. Leviticus 19:33-34
Love the stranger as one who is a native of
“And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”The Mandate
23 Hispanic Categories
Mexico: 112 million
Spain: 47 million
Colombia: 46 million
The United States:
53.5 million Hispanics
ThesecondlargestSpanish-speaking country in theworld.
Latinos por País de Procedencia
Los Diez Grupos Demográficos Latino más Grandes por País de procedencia en los Estados Unidos.
Nearly half (47%) live in California and Texas alone.
Pew Research Hispanic Center tabulations of
2000 census and
2011 American Community Survey.
16- the number of states with at least a half million Hispanic residents
Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas,
Virginia and Washington
which Hispanics live in your community.
Our BCP Hispanic Ministries