In John 3:16 the Bible makes a statement that many classify as the most important message ever given to humankind  “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but gain eternal life.”  This pronouncement makes it clear that God considers all people of equal value.  Jesus came to earth to save mankind.  He died for every person who has ever, or will ever, live on earth.  Because we are born with a sinful nature and therefore a natural lean