All Men

(let me preface this by stating in this lesson I refrained from making a lot of expounding but rather deliberately chose  to let the Word of God on the subject speak to your heart. For those who might disagree let their disagreement be with the Word of God as I am simply quoting the Word of God. There seems to be a current in the body of Christ to attempt to castigate sinners as if we are not sinners ourselves. It seems we are forgetting it is not by our works but God’s mercy we have been saved.)

Rom.5:[12] Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

The human race is massed into one classification: we are ALL sinners. Jesus died for the ungodly which is limitless because we are all ungodly.
As a Christian saved by God’s grace how am I to treat the lost? What is my attitude to be towards them who are not of faith? The New Testament instructs us on this very thing.

Let us begin by stating Jesus died for all men.

Ro 5:[18] Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.

We should live as a walking, talking and breathing Bible towards the lost.

2Cor.3:[2] Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:

As a walking Bible we are to be honest to all men and live peaceably with them.

Rom.12:[17] Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
[18] If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

We are to do good to the lost.

Gal.6:[10] As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

We are to be calm and even keeled with the lost.

Phil.4:[5] Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

We are to love the lost.

1Thes.3:[12] And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:

We are to be patient with the lost.

1Thes.5:[14] Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
[15] See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

We are to pray for the lost with the knowledge that God wants all to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

1Tim.2:[1] I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
[2] For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
[4] Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

1Tim.4:[10] For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

We are to be gentle to the lost.

2Tim.2:[24] And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

Tit.3:[2] To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.