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1 Corinthians 5:5-6
To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Master Yahushua. Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 3:15
If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

Galatians 3:8
And the scripture, foreseeing that Yahweh would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Some Christians will object to the possibility that Yahweh may save the whole world (all men).

Yahushua foresaw these objections and answered them in two parables, the prodigal son and the landowner

When the prodigal son returned, his father forgave him and made a feast. The brother who stayed was incensed. It didn't seem fair to him. He had stayed and worked, not wasting his life and his father's money on riotous living. He missed out on "the pleasures of sin". And what did it profit him?

Luke 15:28-30
And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him. And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends: But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

His father replied that he was celebrating the return of his son who was lost, but now was found. This is true Christian love.

Matthew 20:9-15
And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny. But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny. And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house, Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day. But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny? Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

This story, like the story of the potter answers that the Creator (landowner) can do whatever He wants with His Creation. Which of us is so perfect that we have room to complain that Yahweh might save sinners?

Isaiah 64:6-8
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us, because of our iniquities. But now, O יהוה [Yahweh], thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.

Romans 3:10
As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:

If you or I complain that Yahweh might save someone we don't believe should be saved (a sinner), or if we believe it may be against their own will, we have just questioned the potter, the Creator, the landowner, who can do as He wants with what is His. It is not for us to question. Why should I have more right to salvation than anyone else? I am a sinner too. I have done nothing, can do nothing, will do nothing to earn salvation. I cannot earn salvation by my works, they are like filthy rags. I cannot earn salvation by my faith or belief. These are gifts from Yahweh. He gives these gifts to whomever He chooses, according to His purpose and time.

I don't even find evidence that I can refuse Yahweh's gifts. He gives them to whom He wills when He Wills. By what mechanism can I refuse? Unbelief does not return Yahweh's gifts because unbelief will vanish when all is revealed. When all is revealed all will be restored. And all will bow the knee and exclaim that Yahweh is Love and Just.

Philippians 2:9-11
Wherefore Yahweh also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Yahushua every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Yahushua Messiah is Master, to the glory of Yahweh the Father.

Isaiah 45:21-24
Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I יהוה [Yahweh]? and there is no Elohim else beside me; a just El and a Saviour; there is none beside me. Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am El, and there is none else. I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear. Surely, shall one say, in יהוה [Yahweh] have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

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