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Passages that support universal reconciliation

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  1. Passages that support universal reconciliation
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  3. ...behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world...
  4. John 1:29
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  6. ...if I be lifted up I will draw all men unto myself...
  7. John 12:32
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  9. ...so as in Adam all die, also in Christ shall all be made alive...
  10. 1 Corinth 15:22
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  12. ...God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, not counting men's sins against them...
  13. 2 Corinth 5:19
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  15. ...[Christ is] the saviour of all men, especially those who believe...
  16. 1 Tim 4:10
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  18. ...By myself I have sworn, my mouth has uttered in all integrity a word that will not be revoked: Before me every knee will bow; by me every tongue will swear...
  19. Isaiah 45:23
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  21. ...It is written: "'As surely as I live,' says the Lord, 'every knee will bow before me; every tongue will confess to God.'"...
  22. Romans 14:11
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  24. that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
  25. Philippians 2:10
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  27. Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit.
  28. 1 Corinthians 12:3
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  30. For God has consigned all to disobedience, that he may have mercy on all.
  31. Romans 11:32
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  33. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.
  34. 1 Timothy 2:3-6
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  36. He is the expiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.
  37. 1 John 2:2
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  39. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Saviour of the world.
  40. 1 John 4:14
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  42. They said to the woman, "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Saviour of the world.
  43. John 4:42
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  45. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
  46. John 3:17
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  48. But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honour because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.
  49. Hebrews 2:9
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  51. And the angel said to them, "Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all the people.  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
  52. Luke 2:10-11
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  54. For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.
  55. John 6:33
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  57. Therefore, as one trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men. For as by the one man's disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man's obedience the many will be made righteous.
  58. Romans 5:18-19
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  60. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
  61. 2 Peter 3:9
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  63. The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.
  64. Colossians 1:15-20
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  66. And he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times will have reached their fulfilment--to bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ.
  67. Ephesians 1: 9 - 10
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  69. For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.
  70. 2 Corinthians 5: 14 - 15
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  72. No reconciliation after death? Jesus preached to the dead!
  73. For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to men in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit.
  74. 1 Peter 4:6
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  76. For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. After being made alive, he went and made proclamation to the imprisoned spirits— to those who were disobedient long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built.
  77. 1 Peter 3: 18 - 20
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  79. Nothing can separate us from the love of God, not death, nor anything in creation
  80. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  81. Romans 8:38-39
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  83. "All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD. And all families of the nations will worship before you."
  84. Psalm 22:27
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  86. There is no place that the Bible teaches that there is no hope for reconciliation with God after death.
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  88. There is no place, anywhere in the Bible, that says anything close to, "After you've breathed your last, you're out of luck. God, who is (a) full of mercy and (b) wills not that anyone be lost but that all be saved, and (c) is the same yesterday, today, and forever, cuts you off after your physical body has stopped breathing"?