10 For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.
God is indeed the Saviour of ALL men. However, in this age, God's purpose is not to save all men, but only to prepare a few people for a special salvation. The Bible refers to this group of people by various names, which are the Elect, the Saints, the Church, the Firstfruits, the Bride of Christ, the Lamb's Wife, the Holy City and New Jerusalem.
It is important to remember that the Elect are called and chosen according to the Election of Grace, which is entirely due to God's sovereign will, and man's freewill freely co-operates with God's will. The Elect, true believers chosen from both the nation of Israel and the Gentile nations, will rise as the Bride of Christ in the First Resurrection to join Jesus Christ at His Second Coming. The Bride will play a vital role, as labourers, evangelising all of the billions of fellow human beings who died as unbelievers, and reap the Great Harvest of abundant fruits of the rest of humanity.
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