Questions tagged [the-beloved-disciple]

A certain disciple referred to as "the disciple whom Jesus loved" in the Gospel of John.

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Does God love some of us more than the others? [closed]

Suppose I'm good and someone is evil (or not as good). Does this introduce a bias of God's love towards me versus this other person?
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What does the moniker “the beloved disciple” imply about the marital status of John the Evangelist?

John the Evangelist occasionally refers to himself as 'the disciple whom Jesus loved' (Jn 12:23; 19:26; 21:7; 21:20). (Interestingly, no other evangelist makes such a reference.) Is it possible that ...
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Why did the apostle John call himself, “the disciple whom Jesus loved”? [closed]

John refers to himself, on at least four occasions, as "the disciple whom Jesus loved"? (John 13:23, 19:26, 21:7 & 21:20). Why is this? It seems a bit arrogant, especially as Jesus loved the ...