John 3:16 says, “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.”
We all relish and celebrate the death of Christ, but when you think of it, Christ’s death only means something to us because it can be applied to us. Paul wrote, “Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time” (1 Timothy 2:6). The gift of salvation is for all: “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men” (Titus 2:11). This message is consistent among the New Testament writers. Peter said, “The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance” (2 Peter 3:9).
Because of this fact we should show no partiality to men. We look at the color of skin or the economic status of people and refuse them the consideration extended to others. James writes, “But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors. For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all” (James 2:9-10).
God never discriminates, and we all come from the same source: “And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation” (Acts 17:26). The greatest offer is available to everyone regardless of race or color!