2 Cor. 5:14-15 Doesn’t Say Christ Died For Everyone

The Bible doesn’t contradict itself, if one verse says the Savior will die for his people (Matt 1:21), & another verse says God gave the Savior, people out of the world to save (John 17:6),  then no verse in the Bible says Christ died for everyone.

In the world today there are many people that claim to be Christian that say, “2 Cor 5:14-15 says Christ died for everyone”, but that teaching doesn’t agree with the Bible.

Matt 1:21 – And she [Mary] shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Savior: for he shall save his people from their sins.

The Savior’s people, are God’s chosen people that God gave the Savior to save, John 17:2 confirms that truth.

John 17:2 – even as You [God] gave him [the Savior] authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given him, he may give eternal life.

John 17:6 – I have manifested Your name to the men whom You [God] gave me out of the world; they were Yours and You gave them to me, and they have kept Your word.

Since Matt 1:21, John 17:2 & John 17:6 make it very clear that Christ will not die for everyone, then obviously 2 Cor. 5:14-15 isn’t saying Christ died for everyone.

In 2 Cor.  the author is speaking to those who are born of the Spirit, therefore what the author says in 2 Cor. 5:14-15 is a word for those who are born of the Spirit, not a word for those who are not born of the Spirit.

2 Cor. 4:14 – Assured that He [God] Who raised up the Lord Yeshua will raise us [those who are born of the Spirit] up also with Yeshua and bring us [along] with you into his presence.

2 Cor 5:14 – For the love of Christ controls {and} urges {and} impels us [those who are born of the Spirit], because we are of the opinion {and} conviction that [if] One died for all [who are born of the Spirit], then all [who are born of the Spirit] died;

2 Cor 5:15 – And he [Christ] died for all [who are born of the Spirit], so that all those who [are born of the Spirit] live might live no longer to {and} for themselves, but to {and} for him [Christ] who died and was raised again for their sake.

2 Cor. 5:16 – Consequently, from now on we [who are born of the Spirit] estimate {and} regard no one from a [purely] human point of view [in terms of natural standards of value]. [No] even though we [who are born of the Spirit] once did estimate Christ from a human viewpoint {and} as a man, yet now [we have such knowledge of him that] we know him no longer [in terms of the flesh].

2 Cor 5:17 – Therefore if any person is [ingrafted] in Christ (the Messiah) [born of the Spirit] he is a new creation (a new creature altogether); the old [previous moral and spiritual condition] has passed away. Behold, the fresh {and} new has come!

2 Cor. 5:18 – But all things are from God, Who through {Yeshua} Christ reconciled us to Himself [received us into favor, brought us into harmony with Himself] and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation [that by word and deed we might aim to bring others into harmony with Him].

2 Cor. 5:19 – It was God [personally present] in Christ, reconciling {and} restoring the world to favor with Himself, not counting up {and} holding against [men] their trespasses [but cancelling them], and committing to us the message of reconciliation (of the restoration to favor).

The “world” that is spoken about in 2 Cor. 5:19 are the people that Christ died for, the world is not the whole planet, 1 John 2:15 makes it very clear that there is a world that Christ did not die for, therefore 2 Cor. 5:19 can’t be talking about everyone on the planet.

1 John 2:15 – Do not love {or} cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

In the world today there are many people that claim to be Christian that say, “2 Cor 5:14-15 says Christ died for everyone”, but that teaching doesn’t agree with the Bible.

A Christian is someone that is led by the Holy Spirit, no one led by the Holy Spirit will ever say, “Christ died for everyone”, because that doesn’t agree with the truth that is written in the Bible. No one led by the Holy Spirit will ever say something that does not agree with the truth that is written in the Bible.

If someone claims to be Christian and says something that is not true, the person is not led by the Holy Spirit, the person is led by the flesh, those who are led by the flesh are not the children of God.

Romans 8:14 – For as many as are led by the Spirit of God [the Holy Spirit], they are the children of God.

In the world today there are many people that claim to be Christian that say it is ok for there to be different denominations in the church, that it is ok for a Christian to believe something different than what another Christian believes, but the Bible does not support different denominations in the church, 1 Corinthians 1:10 says that the church is supposed to believe the same thing.

1 Cor. 1:10 – But I urge {and} entreat you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Yeshua the Messiah, that all of you be in perfect harmony {and} full agreement in what you say, and that there be no dissensions {or} factions {or} divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your common understanding and in your opinions {and} judgments.

1 Tim 2:4 is verse that many people say God wants everyone to be saved, but 1 Tim 2:4 is not saying that, here is a link to my post that will show what 1 Tim 2:4 is talking about https://bornfromabove7.wordpress.com/category/christ-didnt-die-for-everyone/

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