Integrity Moments - Mar. 3, 2011


God's Favorites? 
By Rick Boxx
March 3, 2011

Neil Strauss, a Wall Street Journal columnist, analyzed his many interviews with celebrities and concluded their success came partly from "their belief that God favors their own personal, temporal success over that of almost everyone else." Many believed they had a divine mission.


Mr. Strauss highlights an important tension. God may have a unique purpose for someone's life that includes fame, but does that mean God favors those who acquire fame?


When Peter learned the Jews were not God's only chosen people, he said in Acts 10:34, "I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right."


God may bless you with fame, but it needs tempered with the knowledge that he loves all His children.


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Originally published March 03, 2011.