For Whom did Christ die?

For a clue see:

John 17: 2, 6, 9, 12, 20

Discuss. . .

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3 replies

  1. I would say the Elect…

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  2. Here are the referenced passages plus one more in which we find the theme of a group of people given to the Son by the Father.

    Joh 17:2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.

    Joh 17:6 “I have manifested your name to the people whom you gave me out of the world. Yours they were, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.

    Joh 17:9 I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.

    Joh 17:12 While I was with them, I kept them in your name, which you have given me. I have guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.

    Joh 17:20 “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,

    Joh 17:24 Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.

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