131. Does God love everyone?
Yes, God is love and he loves everyone.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should
not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. 1 John 4:8
And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in
love dwelleth in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16
No, God hates some people.
He hates entire nations sometimes.
And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things,
and therefore I abhorred them. Leviticus 20:23
He hates all workers of iniquity.
Thou hatest all workers of iniquity. Psalm 5:5
He hates wicked people and those who love violence.
I hated them: for the wickedness of their doings. Hosea 9:15
He hates false witnesses and busibodies.
To God the wicked and his wickedness are hateful alike. Wisdom 14:9
The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. Psalm 11:5
These six things doth the LORD hate ... A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord
among brethren. Proverbs 6:16, 19
And (for some strange reason) he hates Esau.
And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness. Malachi 1:3
As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated. Romans 9:13
- Christian Responses
- Daily Bible Study
- See also:
- Is God merciful?
- Does God respect anyone?
- Does God help in times of need?
- Does God ever get furious?
- Should we fear God?
- Is God the creator of evil?
- Does God want some to go to hell?
- How long does God's anger last?
- Does God repent?
- Will God curse the earth?
- Is God warlike or peaceful?
- Does God lie?
- Dwindling in Unbelief
- Who does God hate?
- Why did God hate Esau?