He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel;All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular, Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. But the Lord desires one thing more than the salvation of all — His glory (Isa. Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. Who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth. (5) God wants all people to be saved, because He has prepared a glorious place for every born again believer; and He desires to spend eternity with all those who have surrendered their lives to His only begotten Son. who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. On the extent of who will be saved, the Bible makes two clear points: God desires that all sinners be saved (1 Timothy 2:4; 2 Peter 3:9; Ezekiel 18:23; Matthew 23:37). Our prayers after all--for those far off, as well as for those near--will be in strict harmony with the will of God. New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. 48:11). All, the whole, every kind of. New King James Version (NKJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, Ezek. Notice what Jesus didn't say: "Repent and believe if you are predestined." From a primary sos; to save, i.e. To save, heal, preserve, rescue. (1 Peter 3:18) There are some Scripture passages that teach Jesus died for the sins of the world. Deliver or protect. Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Behold, I am going to save My people from the land of the east and from the land of the west; and so all Israel will be saved; just as it is written,“The Deliverer will come from Zion,He will remove ungodliness from Jacob.”. "In other words, through the sacrifice and the death of Christ all are rendered capable of salvation (salvabiles); that some are indisputably not saved, is not due to any outward circumscription or inefficacy of the divine will, but to man's rejection of the special means of salvation which God has been pleased to appoint, and to which it is His divine will that man's salvation should be limited. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. full discernment, acknowledgement. We must remember the position it occupies in the argument, it being only introduced as a reason for the exhortation to pray for all. (4) Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.--Here St. Paul gives some explanation of his exhortation, that "the congregation should pray for all men." --Bishop Ellicott. Isaiah 49:6 And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth. Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Isaiah 45:22 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else. 4 (A)who desires all men to be saved (B)and to come to the knowledge of the truth. In one sense, God can truly want all who have ever lived to be saved; however, this desire always defers to His will to glorify Himself, the will in view when the Bible says His will is always done. Who will haue all men to bee saued, and to come vnto the knowledge of the trueth. Willeth that all men should be saved for will have all men to be saved, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: 1 Timothy 2:4 Who desires all people to be saved (1 Tim. Used by permission. To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. - New American Standard Version (1995) who would have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth. 3:9, 1 Timothy 2:4 in all English translations, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, The NKJV, American Patriot's Bible, Hardcover: The Word of God and the Shaping of America, NKJV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NKJV Word Study Bible: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Vines Expository Bible, Comfort Print: A Guided Journey Through the Scriptures with Pastor Jerry Vines. But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved. A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases. In John 14: 2-3 God specifically tells us that this heavenly city is the workmanship of Christ Himself. The following is an excerpt from The MacArthur New Testament Commentary on 1 Timothy 2. Luke 1:77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins. Then the words must be looked at very carefully. The message of Scripture is clear: "God wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth." Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 18:23, 32; John 3:17; 1 Tim. A man, one of the human race. Redemption is universal, yet conditional--all may be saved, yet all will not be saved, because all will not conform to God's appointed condition." ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. From epiginosko; recognition, i.e. 1Ti iTi 1tim i Tm) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. One or two points must ever be held in mind when this great statement of St. Paul's is used as a proof of "Universal Redemption." From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e.