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I can't wrap my mind around your question.
Either the doctrine is:
the direct statements of Scripture;
the teaching of the Bible concerning the incapacity of man to do anything that is pleasing to God without God’s first freeing the sinner from the bonds of death; and
the teaching of those passages that combine these two truths into an undeniable whole.
Either God receives all glory for salvation or man points partially to himself, and if to himself why not others? Anything other than Mongerism reaffirms Catholicism.
Ephesians 1:4-6 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love 5 he predestined us[a] for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.
The divine acts of choosing and predestining are placed in the time-frame of eternity itself. This election to salvation (not merely to an opportunity to believe, but to the fullness of salvation, as seen in the use of such terms as “holy,” “blameless,” “sonship,” etc.) occurs prior to any human action.
This is a personal action: the direct object of “chose” and “predestined” is a personal pronoun, “us.” Individual persons, not classes or groups, are chosen to holiness and adoption.
God’s will, not man’s, determines His act of saving a sinner. Never is any other basis of this divine choice presented in Scripture. The phrase “according to” or “on the basis of” ushers us directly into the only biblical answer to the question: “Why one and not another?”
The same truths come out in Paul’s tremendous “Golden Chain of Redemption”:
Romans 8:29–30 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.
We are presented with an unbreakable chain of divine actions: God foreknows a certain people (identified later as “God’s elect”). All those whom He foreknows He predestines; everyone He predestines He calls; everyone He calls He justifies; and everyone He justifies He glorifies. Every action is divine; every action is certain - so certain, in fact, that the past tense is used to emphasize this certainty. We again see the unconditional aspect of God’s work of salvation: nowhere can the chain be broken, and never is a link of human sufficiency inserted. Everyone who is predestined is glorified. All who are glorified were chosen by God in eternity past. Paul’s teaching is crystal clear and compelling.
He left on his own free will. That does not mean he won't be back. He believed he would throw out a bunch of hogwash and no one would know the difference, no one would call him on it. WRONG! He found out fact that it is one thing to make a claim (that is the easy part) and quite another thing to support that claim with evidences and arguments.
I hope you won't mind that I generally refrain from too much clarification such as with my prior post. In saying the Gospel hadn't yet reached the entire world, I meant it hadn't yet reached the entirety of the world literally. It hadn't yet reached far off nations like the Americas, for example.
The context of the NT passages you quoted use the word 'world' similarly to how it's used in Luke 2:
Luke 2:1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.
In other words, the use of 'world' in those passages refers to the known world. We only know that by extension since the Gospel hadn't yet reached Iceland, the Americas, much of Africa, etc. And Caesar Augustus' census likewise wouldn't have extended to those regions. The passage is just referring to the known world.
Hope you're having a blessed day,
Look what happened in my family: Nov. '45 my dad dies - April '46 my sister dies - May '46 I am born with severe asthma from 3 car wrecks of my mom being shot up with morphine. I almost die a few times until '48 when I seem to get better.
But in '48 my eldest aunt in Indiana dies and we have to take in 5 older kids. The youngest was my age. Shortly after grandpa dies next door to us. Things seem to line out except the overcrowding of two, two bedroom houses. 19 people in these homes.
But in early '50 I watch as my brother dies by fire and I go into PTSD. This seems like a curse, but I'll bet it isn't. All this has made the the person I am today.
Col 1:5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
Col 1:6 Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:
Rom_1:8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.