The degradation of humanity found in the murder of Jesus did not spare even Peter who denied the Lord three times.
That does not mean there is any “equality” between men and their spiritual eminence.
Some are better than others. Some are glorified, even as others are shamed.
“… they accepted them and truly understood that I came from you, and they have believed that you sent me. I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for the ones you have given me, because they are yours…” (Jn 17:8-9)