Does God have favorites?


Clarify Share Report Asked October 23 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Whether or not God has favorites is a tricky question because it is based upon our human understanding of favoritism, which usually means unfair treatment of anyone who is not favored. To completel...

October 23 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Lloyd Rowlands
My opinion is that God does not have favourites....as such. But there are people whose response to God is such that God also responds to them. For example, among the disciples there were three (Peter, James and John) who were closer to Christ than others, and even of these three, there was one (John) who was called the Beloved. But this was not because Christ loved them more than others, but that they loved Christ more than others.

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