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Favoritism reveals a destructive double standard
« on: April 29, 2017, 12:22:45 AM »
By Neil S. Wilson


Therefore, I have made you contemptible in the eyes of all the people; for you have not obeyed me, but you let your favorites break the law without rebuke. (Malachi 2:9 )

Favoritism reveals a destructive double standard. Malachi was angry at the priests because, though they were to be Godís messengers, they did not know Godís will. And this lack of knowledge caused them to lead Godís people astray. Their ignorance was willful and inexcusable. The priests had allowed influential and favored people to break the law. The priests were so dependent on these people for support that they could not afford to confront them when they did wrong. In your church, are certain people allowed to do wrong without criticism? There should be no double standard based on wealth or position. Let your standards be those presented in Godís Word. Playing favorites is contemptible in Godís sight (read James 2:1-9 ).

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Re: Favoritism reveals a destructive double standard
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2017, 06:11:05 PM »
Question:
Does God use Favoritism?

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Re: Favoritism reveals a destructive double standard
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2017, 11:43:24 PM »
Question:
Does God use Favoritism?

Bob

It's true he does, but remember He has perfect knowledge about all of us and sovereign knowledge on His predestination of all that is to be. What do we know about any mans heart?