But there was God secret will of decree, God knew by sending the unknown prophet to Hezekiah, it would move him to brokenness, humility and prayer and he prayed and God added 15 years to his life and he had an heir and Christ seed continued.
Don't we all believe this? It amazing the Open Theism contingency plan of Christ dying on the cross of those Open Theist who believed their was to be a salvific cross of Christ, Sanders that it happened the exact way God predetermined it and with His definite foreknowledge knew intimately exactly what billions and billions of free actions of men would lead to the murder of Christ upon the Cross. Packer, R.
The Bible tells us that propitiation was for the sins of the whole world — not some subset of mankind Loading... But the question is whether the Lord in His counsel here destines salvation equally for all.
But if anyone does not believe in Christ, he deprives himself of that general benefit. If all men's redemption is eternal then we must become universalists. Just Condemnation Argument: It follows that those who hold to an general atonement believe the one sin for which Christ did not die is rejection of His person and work they will cite John 3: Though I would consider myself a Wesleyan Arminian in theology as I read this article, I quite frankly found little I disagree with it's amazing how when the scripture is the focus instead of in-read doctrine, more people must agree.
I am going to explain what I believe now. This is not the doctrine of any Church on earth, and never has been.
Christians are not under the sway and power of the evil one so it is speaking in a universal limited sense there likewise. If given proper time and efforts nursery business can flourish very well and you will earn handsomely.
Are you saying that Jesus death is not sufficient for salvation, because salvation also requires repentance? People, like you, conclude otherwise, not on the basis of the Scripture but because of personal preference.
I feel this is a distinction and clarification that is often missed. It is easier to see from John 12: This is an expression of Universalism denying point 10 2.
What, but all nations?
Absolutely not! Theologian Walter Elwell summarizes the debate over the extent of the atonement this way: This teaching does have great practical value; specifically that our prayers for the lost will be effectual.
Universal atonement proponents have to redefine omniscience to get to their position. No person can believe without faith; faith is a gift from God — so say the Calvinists. If no payment has been made for everyone, then we cannot sincerely say that God offers salvation to everyone. As it is however, we know that only believers regardless of the effectuality of the means by which they come to faith will actually be saved.