Bible Verses About Equality

From the beginning of creation, the Bible is very clear in God's intentions that all people are equally deserving of His love and mercy. God created all man and woman equal and Scripture tells us that all life is valuable and worthy. Both Old Testament and New Testament Bible verses reaffirm the truth that no partiality or prejudice belongs among us. God never intended for his people to treat others differently because of their race or gender. We are commanded to love each other and to be a light in a dark world that is filled with anger and hate.

We have collected these inspirational Bible verses about equality to help lead you in a study of understanding God's Word better. Teach these Bible quotes about equality to your children and friends as you seek to display love to others through your words and actions.

Galatians 3:26-28 NIV

26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Read Galatians 3

John 13:16 NIV

16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

Read John 13

John 13:34 NIV

34 "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Read John 13

Genesis 1:27 NIV

27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Read Genesis 1

Mark 12:31 NIV

31 The second is this: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'There is no commandment greater than these."

Read Mark 12

Proverbs 22:2 NIV

2 Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all.

Read Proverbs 22

James 2:1-6 NIV

1 My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. 3 If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, "Here's a good seat for you," but say to the poor man, "You stand there" or "Sit on the floor by my feet," 4 have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? 5 Listen, my dear brothers and sisters: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him? 6 But you have dishonored the poor. Is it not the rich who are exploiting you? Are they not the ones who are dragging you into court?

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Hebrews 12:14 NIV

14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.

Read Hebrews 12

Acts 10:34-35 NIV

34 Then Peter began to speak: "I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.

Read Acts 10

1 John 2:2 NIV

2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.

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Revelation 7:9 NIV

9 After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands.

Read Revelation 7

Romans 2:11 NIV

11 For God does not show favoritism.

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Leviticus 19:33-34 NIV

33 " 'When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. 34 The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

Read Leviticus 19

John 13:16 NIV

16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

Read John 13

Acts 10:34-35 NIV

34 Then Peter began to speak: "I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.

Read Acts 10

Ephesians 5:21 NIV

21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Read Ephesians 5