Can anyone think of any passage that says we shouldn’t pray for someone?
Conversely, I can think of passages that say we should pray for our enemies and those persecuting us! Furthermore
This is particularly important because
i.e. God wants to save the same all people as we are to pray for!
It’s also very likely that the same all people appears again in
And I don’t seen the end of 1 Tim 4:10 as a problem, I think it simply needs to be read as “especially of those who believe [now]” i.e. the first-fruits, the Christians who come to believe in this age, as opposed to the next, are especially blessed, as relationship with the Savior is a blessing, and the sooner you’re in it, the better!
I think this is a very strong argument (I assume any Arminian would agree) showing there isn’t any limit to the scope of who God wishes to be saved.
However, I would go on to say, given that I think God’s grace is irresistible (although each “at the proper time” as verse 6 says) for all whom God desires, we know what the eventual result will be