3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior.
4 [a]Who will that all men shall be saved, and come unto the acknowledging of the truth.
5 [b]For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, which is the [c]man Christ Jesus,
1 Timothy 2:4Another argument, why Churches or Congregations ought to pray for all men, without any difference of nation, kind, age, or order: to wit, because the Lord by calling of all sorts, yea, sometimes those that are greatest enemies to the Gospel, will have his Church gathered together after this sort, and therefore prayers to be made for all.
1 Timothy 2:5God would not else be manifested to be the only God of all men, unless he would show his goodness in saving of all sorts of men: neither should Christ be seen to be the only mediator between God and all sorts of men, by having taken upon him that nature of man which is common to all men, unless he had satisfied for all sorts of men, and made intercession for all.
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