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I'm not exactly seeing your point here. Why make it so complicated? Jesus took the wrath of God that abides over all man kinds head, so that those that believe on Him will be saved. Yet the bible does say God draws people, hardens people, has predestine, has authored all things, from the beginning He tells us the end, He knew us before we were knit together in our mothers whom, God is sovereign, and not many have a problem with saying this, but when you really sit down and think about it and all the implications that has on how we see God and how we see ourselves, as well as our brothers, sisters, and fellow human beings.
God is amazing and the biggest mystery to me personally, is how in the world God works His sovereignty with everyone's will going. (I use will without the "free" in front of it because we are told in His word that we are slave of sin, or slaves of Christ) It's just beyond me, but I believe it. I just don't understand what you're getting at here, or am just jumping into the conversation before you bring it all together to make your point. I'm only even saying this because I feel Adstar was pretty clear in what he said, and I feel he's right on the money really, but again I am maybe a bit early in the conversation for the point to have been made. Thanks and I look forward to your response, simple because I do feel there was more at the end of questions you were asking.
Also I think Rom 1:12-15 applies to those who lived before Jesus
12 For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law. 13 For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. 14 For when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do what the law requires, they are a law to themselves, even though they do not have the law. 15 They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts, while their conscience also bears witness, and their conflicting thoughts accuse or even excuse them 16 on that day when, according to my gospel, God judges the secrets of men by Christ Jesus.
The cross is a completed act of redemption, it is finished, transaction complete.
If you claim Jesus died for everyone, then he has redeemed all. Everyone goes to heaven, YAY 🙌
If you claim Jesus died to pay a price for those who might believe, you say he redeemed none that day, he merely gave man the opportunity to be redeemed. Awe ☹️
Sorry folks, neither of these are true.
He died for the elect, those promised by the Father before the beginning of time. If you are a believer you are among the elect, promised out of love from the Father to the Son, molded in his image to mirror the perfection of the Son, as a form of honoring the Son. It's not about us, it's about the Father and the Son, we're merely a gift. Yes, we Christians reap the benefits but in no way is all of this centered around us. It's about the Son, our Lord Jesus. The Father picked the bride and the Son paid, it's finished...
The correct answer comes from Jesus Himself. He is willing in that yes He satisfied all that was needed to atone for every mans sin. The problem is that not every man will accept His forgiveness.
Mt 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
This is the kind of ABSURD LOGIC which comes about when people believe false man-made doctrines.
Since each one who is saved must obey the Gospel, your logic utterly fails. Since God commands all men everywhere to repent, those who fail to repent cannot be redeemed.
However the Bible is crystal clear that Christ died for the sins of the whole world. Even John Calvin in his commentary on John 1:29 could not avoid this fundamental Gospel truth. So why don't you study that (on Bible Hub) and then repent of your false doctrine?
In the Torah/Pentateuch we find references that include the non-Israelites.
The word "Law" has taken on a very negative persona, but I believe Doctrine, Instructions, Directions, Corrections for blessings/righteousness is the whole of the "law in the OT".
2Ti_3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
YHWH (The LORD) knew that the people, Israelites and non-Israelites would not be able to keep the "Law" and thus receive the blessings. The provision to bring back "all the peoples" was planned from the beginning of the story of Adam and Eve. That provision was that Immanuel (God with us) would come in the flesh, live a sinless life, die and resurrect and then return back to heaven while Jesus' disciples and the apostles spread the Good News.
Many have wondered "Why did Jesus have to die and resurrect?" And with the Spring months come the question "Was Jesus in the grave for a literal 3 days and 3 nights, and does it even matter?" What is truth and is a half-truth not a lie?
Deu 29:14 Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath;
Deu 29:15 But with him that standeth here with us this day before the LORD our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day:
Exo 19:8 And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people unto the LORD.
Exo_12:49 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.
Num_15:16 One law and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger that sojourneth with you.
Num_15:29 Ye shall have one law for him that sinneth through ignorance, both for him that is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them.
So instead of "One Law" we now are "One in Christ".
Eph 2:11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
Eph 2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
Eph 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Eph 2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
Eph 2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
Eph 2:16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
Eph 2:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.