A Ransom for All? 1 Timothy 2:6

In his first letter to Timothy, the Apostle Paul wrote that the one mediator between God and mankind "is the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all..." (1 Tim. 2:5b-6a). What does it mean that Jesus is a "ransom for all"? This is a bigger discussion, to be sure, but here's… Continue reading A Ransom for All? 1 Timothy 2:6

A Ransom For All (Ryken)

 In 1 Timothy 2:6a Paul says that Christ Jesus "gave himself as a ransom for all" (NET).  What does this mean? Did Jesus redeem every person from sin and death?  I appreciate Philip Ryken's comments on  this verse: Calling Jesus a ransom for all men is something like calling your local physician the town doctor.… Continue reading A Ransom For All (Ryken)