1 / There Is One And Only One True God (v. 5)
- The Bible teaches there is only one true and living God.
Atheism = There is no God.
Panentheism = god is in everything.
Hinduism = There are 330,000 different gods.
Islam = There is only 1 god — Allah.
1 - This one true God wants all men to be saved. (v. 3-4)
2 - This one true God has made provision for all men to be saved. (v. 6)
There are positions:
1_Exclusivism = Jesus is the only Savior.
2_Inclusivism = Sincere believers of other religions may be saved, and it will be Jesus who saved them even if they never knew His name.
3_Pluralism = Denies the uniqueness of salvation in Christ alone.
2 / There Is One And Only One Mediator Between God And Man (v. 5)
- There are several passages in the Bible that teach us that Jesus is the only Savior:
John 1:29 l John 3:16-18 l John 3:36 l John 14:6
Acts 4:12 l 2 Corinthians 5:21 l 1 Peter 3:18 l 1 John 2:23 l 1 John 5:12