If God Is Loving, Why Doesn’t He Save Everyone?

Episode 320 Show Notes 

From the Show

Our baseline here has to be the fact that after the fall, the whole human race is one condemned lump of humanity. So, for God to set his special love, from eternity, upon those whom he gave to his Son, as a bride, is an act of unbelievable charity, the deepest mercy and grace we could possibly imagine.

—Michael Horton

Questions in this Episode

1. If God is loving, why doesn’t he save everyone? It seems reasonable that a God who loves everyone and has the power to save everyone would save everyone.

2. I have been a Christian for over 40 years.  I have been an ineffectual Christian for over 40 years. I don't know how to go back and start over.

3. Can doubting our salvation ultimately motivate us to become more holy?

4. Will the new heaven and earth be a physical or a spiritual place?

5. What does it mean that “God will right his law on our hearts”? Does this mean that believers will gain victory of their sin?


Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton

Rediscovering the Holy Spirit: God's Perfecting Presence in Creation, Redemption, and Everyday Life by Michael Horton


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