Monday, March 24, 2014

Favorites vs. Intimates

Does God, the all loving God, play favoritism? 
Does He love that preacher more than he loves you and me? 

I used to think that maybe God loves him (read: that person) more than me. I also wondered why He shows more of Himself and reveals His secret quite often to him but not to me. 

J. Oswald Sanders clears this blurred understanding of mine. His blog post lay out the fundamentals that He loves us all the same. We are not less worthy than the other. The only possible explanation why He seems to 'love' somebody more than me and you is the deep desire this somebody has for God. 
We are as close to Jesus as we choose to be, for the Son of God had no favorites. 
Recommended references
Favorites vs. Intimate (Audio Podcast)
Four Circles Of Intimacy With God (Article)

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